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1997 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

The 1997 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race which took place at Longchamp on Sunday October 5, 1997. It was the 76th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, and it was won by Peintre Celebre. The winner was ridden by Olivier Peslier and trained by André Fabre.


Race details

  • Sponsor: not sponsored
  • Purse:
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Number of runners: 18
  • Winner's time: 2m 24.6s

Full result






1 Peintre Celebre 3 Olivier Peslier André Fabre
2 5 Pilsudski 5 Michael Kinane Michael Stoute (GB)
3 Borgia 3 Kieren Fallon Bruno Schütz (GER)
4 shd Oscar Schindler 5 Cash Asmussen Kevin Prendergast (IRE)
5 shd Predappio 4 John Reid Saeed bin Suroor (GB)
6 snk Helissio 4 Dominique Boeuf Elie Lellouche
7 nk Swain 5 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor (GB)
8 Que Belle 3 Kevin Woodburn Harro Remmert (GER)
9 Posidonas 5 Richard Quinn Paul Cole (GB)
10 ½ Busy Flight 4 Michael Hills Barry Hills (GB)
11 My Emma 4 Darryll Holland Rae Guest (GB)
12 ½ Ebadiyla 3 Johnny Murtagh John Oxx (IRE)
13 nk Gazelle Royale 3 Michael Roberts John Hammond
14 5 Steward 4 Sylvain Guillot Dominique Sépulchre
15 Queen Maud 3 Thierry Jarnet Jean de Roualle
16 Le Destin 4 Thierry Gillet Philippe Demercastel
17 ½ Nothin' Leica Dane 5 Gérald Mossé John Hammond
18 Yokohama 6 Olivier Doleuze Criquette Head

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

Winner's details

Further details of the winner, Peintre Celebre:

  • Foaled: 1994 in Kentucky, USA



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