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1993 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

The 1993 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race which took place at Longchamp on Sunday October 3, 1993. It was the 72nd running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, and it was won by Urban Sea. The winner was ridden by Eric Saint-Martin and trained by Jean Lesbordes.


Race details

  • Sponsor: CIGA
  • Purse:
  • Going: Heavy
  • Number of runners: 23
  • Winner's time: 2m 37.9s

Full result






1 Urban Sea 4 Eric Saint-Martin Jean Lesbordes
2 nk White Muzzle 3 John Reid Peter Chapple-Hyam (GB)
3 ½ Opera House 5 Michael Roberts Michael Stoute (GB)
4 ¾ Intrepidity 3 Thierry Jarnet André Fabre
5 1 Only Royale 4 Ray Cochrane Luca Cumani (GB)
6 Bob's Return 3 Philip Robinson Mark Tompkins (GB)
7 ¾ Misil 5 Frankie Dettori Vittorio Caruso (ITY)
8 ½ Talloires 3 Olivier Peslier André Fabre
9 Vert Amande 5 Freddy Head Elie Lellouche
10 Market Booster 4 Michael Kinane Dermot Weld (IRE)
11 Dariyoun 5 Olivier Doleuze Carlos Laffon-Parias
12 Dancienne 3 Dominique Boeuf Elie Lellouche
13 ½ Platini 4 Mark Rimmer Bruno Schütz (GER)
14 nk Badolato 3 Jean-Michel Breux Antonio Spanu
15 hd Armiger 3 Willie Carson Henry Cecil (GB)
16 hd Hernando 3 Cash Asmussen François Boutin
17 ¾ Ezzoud 4 Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute (GB)
18 ½ Bright Moon 3 Sylvain Guillot André Fabre
19 hd Garden of Heaven 4 Richard Quinn Clive Brittain (GB)
20 hd Always Friendly 5 Alan Munro Henry Candy (GB)
21 ¾ Wemyss Bight 3 Pat Eddery André Fabre
22 2 User Friendly 4 George Duffield Clive Brittain (GB)
23 15 Shemaka 3 Gérald Mossé Alain de Royer-Dupré

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

Winner's details

Further details of the winner, Urban Sea:

  • Foaled: 1989 in Kentucky, USA
  • Sire: Miswaki; Dam: Allegretta (Lombard)
  • Owner: David Tsui
  • Breeder: Marystead Farm



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