Packing Whiz, a five-year-old son of the Alwyn Park Stud-based Trade Fair, has been ranked with the world’s best racehorses.
The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) has just released the World’s Best Racehorse Rankings from last December 1 to June 9.
Black Caviar heads the list with 130 points. All Too Hard was ranked 13th with 122 points and Pierro 20th with 121.
Packing Whiz has been allocated 119 points and ranks equal 34th with the Australians Epaulette and Moment Of Change.
Packings Whiz, bred in Ireland by John Cullinan, started his racing life as Al Rep and has won at five of nine starts.
He won the Listed Mauro Sbarigia (7 1/2 furlongs) on debut at Capannelle, Italy, in April, 2011, then took the Group 3 Premio Parioli (one mile) at Capanelle two weeks later.
Sold to Hong Kong’s Lee Man Yan, sent to trainer John Moore and re-named, Packing Whiz won the Beijing Handicap (one mile) and Group 3 Ladies Purse (nine furlongs) within two weeks last October.
Packing Whiz then finished a neck fourth in the Group 2 Jockey Club Cup (10 furlongs), 2 3/4 length fifth in the Group 1 Hong Kong Mile and eighth in the Group 1 Stewards Cup (one mile) and was subsequently transferred to trainer Casper Fownes.
He won the Group 2 Chairman’s Trophy (one mile) on April 7 at his first start for Fownes and has not raced since an unlucky 1 1/2 length third in the Group 1 Champions Mile on May 5.
Packing Whiz is from Swizzle, by Efisio.