Horse Racing:Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Records

The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is arguably Europe’s most prestigious flat race. It was first held in 1920 and is run over 2400 metres at Longchamp.

Records for the race.

Most successful horse (2 wins):
Ksar – 1921, 1922
Motrico – 1930, 1932
Corrida – 1936, 1937
Tantieme – 1950, 1951
Ribot – 1955, 1956
Alleged – 1977, 1978

Leading jockey (4 wins):
Jacques Doyasbère – Djebel (1942), Ardan (1944), Tantieme (1950, 1951)
Freddy Head – Bon Mot (1966), San San (1972), Ivanjica (1976), Three Troikas
(1979)
Yves Saint-Martin – Sassafras (1970), Allez France (1974), Akiyda (1982), Sagace
(1984)
Pat Eddery – Detroit (1980), Rainbow Quest (1985), Dancing Brave (1986),
Trempolino (1987)
Olivier Peslier – Helissio (1996), Peintre Celebre (1997), Sagamix (1998), Solemia
(2012)

Leading trainer (7 wins):
André Fabre – Trempolino (1987), Subotica (1992), Carnegie (1994), Peintre Celebre
(1997), Sagamix (1998), Hurricane Run (2005), Rail Link (2006)

Leading owner (6 wins):
Marcel Boussac – Corrida (1936, 1937), Djebel (1942), Ardan (1944), Caracalla
(1946), Coronation (1949)

Fastest winning time – Danedream (2011), 2m 24.49s
Widest winning margin – Ribot (1956), Sea Bird (1965) and Sakhee (2001), 6 lengths
Oldest winning horse – Motrico (1932), aged 7 years
Most runners – 30, in 1967
Fewest runners – 7, in 1941

 

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