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1991 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

The 1991 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race which took place at Longchamp on Sunday October 6, 1991. It was the 70th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, and it was won by Suave Dancer. The winner was ridden by Cash Asmussen and trained by John Hammond.


Race details

  • Sponsor: CIGA
  • Purse:
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Number of runners: 14
  • Winner's time: 2m 31.4s

Full result






1 Suave Dancer 3 Cash Asmussen John Hammond
2 2 Magic Night 3 Alain Badel Philippe Demercastel
3 1 Pistolet Bleu 3 Dominique Boeuf Elie Lellouche
4 3 Toulon 3 Pat Eddery André Fabre
5 ¾ Pigeon Voyageur 3 Thierry Jarnet André Fabre
6 hd In the Groove 4 Steve Cauthen David Elsworth (GB)
7 Quest for Fame 4 Walter Swinburn Roger Charlton (GB)
8 ¾ Generous 3 Alan Munro Paul Cole (GB)
9 nse El Senor 7 Michael Kinane William W. Wright (USA)
10 2 Shamshir 3 Frankie Dettori Luca Cumani (GB)
11 ½ Miss Alleged 4 Eric Legrix Pascal Bary
12 6 Art Bleu 4 Christophe Aubert Elie Lellouche
13 5 Jet Ski Lady 3 Christy Roche Jim Bolger (IRE)
14 6 Snurge 4 Richard Quinn Paul Cole (GB)

* The distances between the horses are shown in lengths or shorter. nse = nose; hd = head.
† Trainers are based in France unless indicated.

Winner's details

Further details of the winner, Suave Dancer:

  • Foaled: 1988 in Kentucky, USA
  • Owner: Henri Chalhoub



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