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2009 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

The 2009 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race which took place at Longchamp on Sunday October 4, 2009. It was the 88th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, and it was won by Sea the Stars.[1] The winner was ridden by Michael Kinane and trained by John Oxx.[2]


Race details

  • Sponsor: Qatar
  • Purse: €4,000,000
  • Going: Good
  • Number of runners: 19
  • Winner's time: 2m 26.3s

Full result






1 Sea the Stars 3 Michael Kinane John Oxx (IRE)
2 2 Youmzain 6 Kieren Fallon Mick Channon (GB)
3 hd Cavalryman 3 Frankie Dettori André Fabre
4 hd Conduit 4 Ryan Moore Sir Michael Stoute (GB)
5 1 Dar Re Mi 4 Jimmy Fortune John Gosden (GB)
6 1 Fame and Glory 3 Johnny Murtagh Aidan O'Brien (IRE)
7 ½ La Boum 6 Thierry Jarnet Robert Collet
7 dh Stacelita 3 Christophe Soumillon Jean-Claude Rouget
9 ¾ Magadan 4 Anthony Crastus Elie Lellouche
10 ½ Vision d'Etat 4 Olivier Peslier Eric Libaud
11 ¾ Tangaspeed 4 Ioritz Mendizabal Robert Laplanche
12 shd Beheshtam 3 Gérald Mossé Alain de Royer-Dupré
13 3 Getaway 6 Stéphane Pasquier Jens Hirschberger (GER)
14 snk The Bogberry 4 Magomet Kappushev Alain de Royer-Dupré
15 8 Hot Six 4 T. J. Pereira Givanildo Duarte (BRZ)
16 2 Tullamore 4 Vaclav Janacek Zdeno Koplik (CZE)
17 4 Grand Ducal 3 Pat Smullen Aidan O'Brien (IRE)
18 2 Set Sail 3 Sean Levey Aidan O'Brien (IRE)
19 15 Steele Tango 4 Darryll Holland Roger Teal (GB)

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

Winner's details

Further details of the winner, Sea the Stars:

  • Foaled: April 6, 2006 in Ireland
  • Breeder: Sunderland Holdings Ltd



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