Silviniaco Conti is ranked as highest-rated chaser

Chaser Silviniaco Conti
Silviniaco Conti has been ranked as the highest-rated chaser in Britain

Silviniaco Conti has been ranked as the highest-rated chaser in Britain and Ireland for the 2013-14 season in the Anglo-Irish jump classifications.

Handicappers gave him a score of 174 after beating Cue Card, who was ranked 172, in the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.

Two-mile champion chaser Sire De Grugy was also ranked at 172.

Kauto Star remains the best three-mile chaser since the rankings began 15 years ago with 190 in 2009-2010.