Mike and Di de Kock (mikedekockracing/earthscan)
Three Mike de Kock runners, Archipenko, Honour Devil and Sun Classique (all joint 14th), feature in the World Thoroughbred Top 20, released by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities. South African-breds, Jay Peg and Pocket Power, also occupy joint 14th spot.
Dubai Sheema Classic winner Sun Classique is the highest-rated filly in the world, while Honour Devil is fourth among the three-year-olds, headed only by Big Brown, Weekend Hussler and Henrythenavigator.
2008 Dubai World Cup winner Curlin, rated 130 pounds, heads the list of horses for the period 1 November 2007 to 4 May 2008.
The World Thoroughbred Top 20 (IFHA)
1. CURLIN (USA) 2. BIG BROWN (USA) 3. ADMIRE MOON (JPN) 3 SACRED KINGDOM (AUS) 5. GETAWAY (GER) 5. MEISHO SAMSON (JPN) 5.POP ROCK (JPN) 5 RAMONTI (FR) 6. WEEKEND HUSSLER (AUS) 12. HENRYTHENAVIGATOR (USA) 12. MATSURIDA GOGH (JPN) 14 ARCHIPENKO (USA). 14. DAWAI MAJOR (JPN) 14. JAY PEG (SAF) 14 DAIWA MAJOR (JPN) 14. EFFICIENT (NZ) 14. HONOUR DEVIL (ARG) 14 JAY PEG (SAF) 14 KIP DEVILLE (USA) 14. NEW APPROACH (IRE) 14 POCKET POWER (SAF); 14. SUN CLASSIQUE (AUS).