The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is a Group 1 flat horse race in France open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at Longchamp over a distance of 2,400 metres (about 1½ miles), and it is scheduled to take place each year, usually on the first Sunday in October.
How long is the Arc horse race?
Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, one of the world’s foremost horse races, originated in 1920, and run over a 2,400-metre (about 1 1/2-mile) course at Longchamp, Paris. The race is an international event for horses at least three years old and attracts entries from several nations of Europe and other parts of the world.
Has any horse won the Arc 3 times?
In October the mare attempted to become the first horse to win the Arc for a third time and started 9/10 favourite ahead of the three-year-old colts New Bay and Golden Horn. After being restrained by Jarnet in the early stages before moving up on the outside in the straight.
What time is the Arc Horse Race 2020?
This year’s Arc will be run on Sunday 4th October at 3.05pm. There is an undercard on the 3rd October.
How many fillies have won the Arc?
Only two fillies/mares won the King George in the first 22 years of the race’s history – namely Aunt Edith (1966) and Park Top (1968) – but then along came Dahlia, who dished out a comprehensive beating to the boys in both 1973 and 1974 to become the first horse of either sex to win the King George more than once.
Who won the Arc?
The race was won by Gestut Ammerland & Newsells Park’s five-year-old horse Waldgeist, trained in France by André Fabre and ridden by Pierre-Charles Boudot.
Who won Arc 2020?
SOTTSASS battled to the line to win the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe! The French challenger held off the late challenge of In Swoop as the Arc de Triomphe stayed in France for yet another year with hot favourite Enable managing sixth in a messy race. Full result of the 2020 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe: 1st Sottsass 13/2.
Is love running in the Arc?
Love has been taken out of Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe following the final forfeit stage. Aidan O’Brien had warned the dual Classic heroine would not be at home on the predicted very soft ground and has taken the decision to withdraw her.
Did enable win the Arc de Triomphe 2020?
Sottsass won a dramatic Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe as Enable finished sixth in her attempt to win Europe’s richest race for a record third time. The first five home were trained in France, with Sottsass (13-2) finishing ahead of In Swoop and Persian King.