The 2020 Longines World Racing Awards Ceremony
The 2020 Longines World Racing Awards ceremony will be held virtually on Tuesday, 26 January, at 14:00 GMT/9:00 EST. Internationally renowned presenter Francesca Cumani will host the online show from the National Horse Racing Museum in Newmarket, England.
The event, which is organized by the Swiss watch brand Longines and the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) will honour the Longines World’s Best Racehorse, the Longines World’s Best Horse Race, and the Longines World’s Best Jockey of the 2020 season.
The ceremony will be released on multiple digital platforms including the social media accounts of Longines and the IFHA, as well as World Horse Racing. Additionally, multiple other racing industry players from around the globe will show the awards.
The ceremony will reveal the highest-rated horses in the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings as well as the Longines World’s Best Horse Race for 2020. The Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings are established by international handicappers according to the performance of the horses in top races. The highest rated race is determined by averaging the rankings of the first four placed horses. The 2020 Longines World’s Best Jockey, Frankie Dettori, will also be celebrated at this time.
Additionally, the IFHA’s annual list of the Top 100 Group/Grade 1 races will be released, as well as the rankings for all horses around the world rated 115 or higher. The full list and further information on the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings will be available on the IFHA website http://www.ifhaonline.org.