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2001 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

The 2001 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race which took place at Longchamp on Sunday October 7, 2001. It was the 80th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, and it was won by Sakhee. The winner was ridden by Frankie Dettori and trained by Saeed bin Suroor.


Race details

  • Sponsor: Lucien Barrière
  • Purse:
  • Going: Holding
  • Number of runners: 17
  • Winner's time: 2m 36.1s

Full result






1 Sakhee 4 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor (GB)
2 6 Aquarelliste 3 Dominique Boeuf Elie Lellouche
3 1 Sagacity 3 Yutaka Take André Fabre
4 shd Golan 3 Kieren Fallon Sir Michael Stoute (GB)
5 1 Milan 3 Michael Kinane Aidan O'Brien (IRE)
6 Little Rock 5 Jamie Spencer Sir Michael Stoute (GB)
7 ½ Hightori 4 Gérald Mossé Philippe Demercastel
8 3 Egyptband 4 Olivier Doleuze Criquette Head-Maarek
9 Anabaa Blue 3 Christophe Soumillon Carlos Lerner
10 4 Foreign Affairs 3 George Duffield Sir Mark Prescott (GB)
11 5 Diamilina 3 Olivier Peslier André Fabre
12 ½ Honorifique 4 Thierry Gillet Rod Collet
13 1 Anzillero 4 Kevin Woodburn Dave Richardson (GER)
14 5 Idaho Quest 4 Thierry Thulliez Henri-Alex Pantall
15 nk Holding Court 4 Philip Robinson Michael Jarvis (GB)
16 20 Saddler's Creek 3 Paul Scallan Aidan O'Brien (IRE)
17 dist Chimes at Midnight 4 Wayne Smith Luke Comer (IRE)

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

Winner's details

Further details of the winner, Sakhee:

  • Foaled: February 14, 1997 in Kentucky, USA



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