Triple Crown-winning Horse of the Year American Pharoah has been chosen the World’s Best Racehorse by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities.
The award presented on Tuesday is the latest for the champion colt who swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes before capping his career with a victory in the Breeders’ Cup Classic.
Golden Horn finished second. The England-based colt won the Epsom Derby, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and finished second to Found in the Breeders’ Cup Turf.
The award is determined by performance-based rankings from international handicappers.
American Pharoah is retired and standing at Ashford Stud in Versailles, Kentucky.