Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is the most prestigious thoroughbred race in France and one of the five richest racing events on the planet, offering a prize fund of €4,000,000.

The race is sometimes regarded as the European championship for 3 year old and above thoroughbreds, as it draws the top performers from the United Kingdom and Ireland as well as several countries in continental Europe.

The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe has a group 1 thoroughbred race grading, and is run annually at Longchamp Racecourse near Paris. Entry to the race is open to 3 year old and above thoroughbreds, who race a distance of 2,400 metres over a right-handed turf course.

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Betting

  • As one of the most important events of the flat racing season, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe receives extensive coverage from bookmakers around the world. Antepost markets run months in advance of the race, with additional markets opening in the weeks immediately prior to the race.
  • Due to the fact that the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is run towards the conclusion of the European thoroughbred racing season, it affords racing fans the opportunity to trace the progress of entries over the entire season. Finding the best value on selections is an important part of betting on the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, and many punters therefore choose to make use of quality odds comparison services.
  • French based thoroughbreds have a history of dominating the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, perhaps due to familiarity with the softer turf conditions which are normally present across the channel. The age of racehorses seems to have little impact on their prospects in the race, with 4 year old and above entries routinely winning the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.
  • Horses that win the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe often enter the race on the back of wins in the Irish Classics, and several Irish Derby winners have gone on to win in Paris after achieving victory at the Curragh. A number of recent winners also achieved victory in the event’s main trial race, the Prix Niel, before claiming the title at the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.


Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Odds

International - Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
Antepost Betting [14:00]
 
Orfevre9/4
Treve9/2
Kizuna13/2
Ruler Of The World8
Intello17/2
Flintshire12
Al Kazeem14
Ocovango22
Meandre33


Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe History

The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is the successor to the Prix du Conseil Municipal, an international flat race first run in Paris in the late 1800s. In 1920 the race was introduced as a non-handicap replacement for the Prix du Conseil Municipal. The race is named after the Paris landmark, the Arc de Triomphe.

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