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Scenic Blast Tops World Sprinter Rankings

Monday, 29th June 2009

The victory by Australia's multiple Gr1-winning 4YO sprinter Scenic Blast (Scenic-Daughter's Charm, by Delgado) in the Gr1 King's Stand Stakes (5 furlongs) at England's Royal Ascot carnival has seen him jump to the top of the latest World Thoroughbred Rankings (from the International Federation Of Horseracing Authorities) with a rating 122. Scenic Blast joins fellow Australian-bred Hong Kong-based sprinter Sacred Kingdom (who also rated 122 for his victory in May's KrisFlyer International Sprint in Singapore). The latest rankings also feature 3 other Australian-bred gallopers (Rocket Man, Apache Cat & Takeover Target) in the world's top 8 sprinters:

  • 122: Scenic Blast (Aust-bred)
  • 122: Sacred Kingdom (Aust-bred)
  • 121: Rocket Man (Aust-bred)
  • 119: Apache Cat (Aust-bred)
  • 119: Art Connoisseur (Irish-bred)
  • 119: Big City Man (US-bred)
  • 119: JJ The Jet Plane (South African-bred)
  • 119: Takeover Target (Aust-bred)
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