Arrogate beats California Chrome to top awardUpdated 3:04 PM ET, Tue January 24, 2017 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: The world's best racehorsesArrogate (left) capped a triumphant debut season by winning the 2016 Breeders' Cup Classic in a dramatic finish.Hide Caption 1 of 9 Photos: The world's best racehorsesThe result helped the American colt to be named Longines World's Best Racehorse for 2016 in London Tuesday.Hide Caption 2 of 9 Photos: The world's best racehorsesArrogate beat California Chrome and Australian wonder-mare Winx to the coveted Longines prize.Hide Caption 3 of 9 Photos: The world's best racehorsesThe much-loved Chrome suffered only one defeat over the course of 2016.Hide Caption 4 of 9 Photos: The world's best racehorsesThat was at the hands of Arrogate in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita.Hide Caption 5 of 9 Photos: The world's best racehorsesFormer Kentucky Derby champion Chrome won the 2016 Dubai World Cup.Hide Caption 6 of 9 Photos: The world's best racehorsesAustralia's Winx won all eight of her starts in 2016. She is riding a 13-race winning streak going back to May 2015. Hide Caption 7 of 9 Photos: The world's best racehorsesWinx won the Cox Plate for a second time in October.Hide Caption 8 of 9 Photos: The world's best racehorsesShe has now won over AUD$9.34 million ($7 million) -- the third-highest earnings of any Australasian racehorse. Hide Caption 9 of 9American newcomer Arrogate was named Longines World's Best Racehorse 2016 at an awards ceremony in London.More from SportChris Froome set to clinch 4th Tour de France win after time trialTour de France: The legend of the yellow jerseyOlympic champion Adam Peaty bidding to be Michael Phelps of breaststrokeHarmanpreet Kaur: India's new cricket star wants to inspire next generationTour de France: The mystery behind having 'good legs'