Arc De Triomphe Betting Guide
Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe
This race is open to 3 year old thoroughbreds and is run at Longchamp in France. The race is run over 1m4f and is a Group 1 event. It is probably the most prestigious race in European flat racing and has been won by some fantastic horses over the last 5 years. The race is scheduled for October and usually takes place on the first Sunday of that month.
That weekend sees some of the best horses in Europe head to France and racing takes place at Longchamp over 2 days. Prize money over these 2 days amounts to over 7 million euros and the weekend sees 7 Group 1 races and 4 Group 2 races take place. The leading trainer for this race is Andre Fabre with 7 winners and 5 jockeys have won the race 4 times, one of these jockeys being Pat Eddery.
It often helps to have a midfield racing position, as it is a struggle to come through a field of horses late on. Frankie Dettori found this out on Authorized yet Kieren Fallon produced one of the best rides of all time in this race to weave Hurricane Run to victory in 2005. The 2010 race was won by Workforce, which completed a prestigious Derby/Arc double for both Ryan Moore and Sir Michael Stoute, but 2011 was a German affair with 20/1 shot Danedream winning for the Peter Schiergen and Andrasch Starke combination.
Arc De Triomphe Previous Winners
Year Horse Jockey Trainer
2012 Solemia Olivier Peslier Carlos Laffon-Parias
2011 Danedream Andrasch Starke Peter Schiergen
2010 Workforce Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute
2009 Sea The Stars Mick Kinane John Oxx
2008 Zarkava Christophe Soumillon Alain de Royer-Dupre
2007 Dylan Thomas Kieren Fallon Aidan O’Brien
2006 Rail Link Stephane Pasquier Andre Fabre
2005 Hurricane Run Kieren Fallon Andre Fabre
2004 Bago Thierry Gillet Jonathan Pease
2003 Dalakhani Christophe SoumillonAlain de Royer-Dupre
2002 Marienbard Frankie Dettori Saeed Bin Suroor
2001 Sakhee Frankie Dettori Saeed Bin Suroor
Arc De Triomphe Trends (up to 2010)
10/11 winners won last time out
11/11 winners had run in the last 50 days
11/11 winners had won a Group 1 race
9/11 winners had won over 1m4f
10/11 winners had won a race worth at least 190k
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