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Arrogate beats California Chrome to top award

Updated 2004 GMT (0404 HKT) January 24, 2017
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Arrogate (left) capped a triumphant debut season by winning the 2016 Breeders' Cup Classic in a dramatic finish. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images North America
The result helped the American colt to be named Longines World's Best Racehorse for 2016 in London Tuesday. Harry How/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Arrogate beat California Chrome and Australian wonder-mare Winx to the coveted Longines prize. Harry How/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
The much-loved Chrome suffered only one defeat over the course of 2016. Andy Lyons/Getty Images
That was at the hands of Arrogate in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita. Molly Riley/Getty Images
Former Kentucky Derby champion Chrome won the 2016 Dubai World Cup. Warren Little/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Australia's Winx won all eight of her starts in 2016. She is riding a 13-race winning streak going back to May 2015.
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Winx won the Cox Plate for a second time in October. Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images
She has now won over AUD$9.34 million ($7 million) -- the third-highest earnings of any Australasian racehorse. Michael Dodge/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images