Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp on ITV Racing:
1. What is the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe?
The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is one of the most prestigious horse races in the world, held annually at the Longchamp Racecourse in Paris, France.
2. When is the race run?
The race is traditionally run on the first Sunday of October each year.
3. How can I watch the race on TV?
The race is broadcast live on ITV Racing, along with several other races from the Longchamp Racecourse on the same day.
4. How long is the race?
The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe covers a distance of 2,400 meters, or approximately 1.5 miles.
5. Who are the typical participants?
The race is open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older.
6. What is the significance of the race?
The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is often referred to as the “Arc” and is considered Europe’s most prestigious horse race. It often determines the champion horse of Europe.
7. How can I bet on the race?
Viewers can place bets through various online platforms, betting shops, or at the racecourse itself. ITV Racing also provides tips and insights for those interested in betting.
8. Who were some of the past winners?
Notable past winners include legends like Sea Bird, Mill Reef, Dancing Brave, and more recently, horses like Enable and Treve.
9. How much is the prize money?
The prize money for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is substantial, often making it one of the richest turf races in the world. The exact amount can vary each year.
10. Where can I find more information about the race day events?
For a detailed schedule and more information about the race day events, you can visit the official Longchamp Racecourse website or the ITV Racing website.