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1988 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

The 1988 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race which took place at Longchamp on Sunday October 2, 1988. It was the 67th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, and it was won by Tony Bin. The winner was ridden by John Reid and trained by Luigi Camici.


Race details

  • Sponsor: CIGA
  • Purse:
  • Going: Firm
  • Number of runners: 24
  • Winner's time: 2m 37.3s

Full result






1 Tony Bin 5 John Reid Luigi Camici (ITY)
2 nk Mtoto 5 Michael Roberts Alec Stewart (GB)
3 1 Boyatino 4 Maurice Philipperon Jean Lesbordes
4 shd Unfuwain 3 Willie Carson Dick Hern (GB)
5 hd Village Star 5 Cash Asmussen André Fabre
6 ¾ Kahyasi 3 Ray Cochrane Luca Cumani (GB)
7 2 Fijar Tango 3 Tony Cruz Georges Mikhalidès
8 ½ Emmson 3 Tony Ives Dick Hern (GB)
9 Light the Lights 3 Greville Starkey François Boutin
10 ½ Diminuendo 3 Walter Swinburn Henry Cecil (GB)
11 ¾ Dark Lomond 3 Freddy Head Vincent O'Brien (IRE)
12 Sarhoob 3 Dominique Boeuf André Fabre
13 Triptych 6 Alain Lequeux Patrick Biancone
14 Frankly Perfect 3 Eric Legrix Jonathan Pease
15 Glacial Storm 3 Michael Hills Barry Hills (GB)
16 Hours After 3 Gérald Mossé Patrick Biancone
17 Indian Rose 3 Pat Eddery Jean-Marie Béguigné
18 Waki River 3 R. Caget Bernard Sécly
19 Luth Dancer 4 Paul Eddery André Fabre
20 Roushayd 4 Frankie Dettori Fulke Johnson Houghton (GB)
21 Lesotho 5 Guy Guignard Criquette Head
22 Soft Machine 3 Norbert Jeanpierre Patrick Rago
23 Polemos 4 Richard Hills Harry Thomson Jones (GB)
24 Taboushkan 4 Richard Guest Alain de Royer-Dupré

* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. shd = short-head; hd = head; nk = neck.
† Trainers are based in France unless indicated.

Winner's details

Further details of the winner, Tony Bin:

  • Foaled: 1983 in Ireland
  • Sire: Kampala; Dam: Severn Bridge (Hornbeam)
  • Breeder: Pat O'Callaghan



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