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1999 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

The 1999 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race which took place at Longchamp on Sunday October 3, 1999. It was the 78th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, and it was won by Montjeu. The winner was ridden by Michael Kinane and trained by John Hammond.


Race details

  • Sponsor: Lucien Barrière
  • Purse:
  • Going: Heavy
  • Number of runners: 14
  • Winner's time: 2m 38.5s

Full result






1 Montjeu 3 Michael Kinane John Hammond
2 ½ El Condor Pasa 4 Masayoshi Ebina Yoshitaka Ninomiya (JPN)
3 6 Croco Rouge 4 Thierry Jarnet Pascal Bary
4 5 Leggera 4 Richard Quinn John Dunlop (GB)
5 ¾ Tiger Hill 4 Terence Hellier Peter Schiergen (GER)
6 nk Greek Dance 4 Kieren Fallon Sir Michael Stoute (GB)
7 2 Borgia 5 Olivier Peslier André Fabre
8 4 Cerulean Sky 3 Sylvain Guillot Robert Collet
9 5 Daylami 5 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor (GB)
10 3 Flamingo Road 3 Andrasch Starke Andreas Schütz (GER)
11 Fantastic Light 3 John Reid Sir Michael Stoute (GB)
12 3 Albaran 6 Janos Tandari Cathrine Erichsen (NOR)
13 15 Daryaba 3 Gérald Mossé Alain de Royer-Dupré
14 10 Genghis Khan 3 Johnny Murtagh Aidan O'Brien (IRE)

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

Winner's details

Further details of the winner, Montjeu:

  • Foaled: April 4, 1996 in Ireland
  • Breeder: Sir James Goldsmith



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