1987 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

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66th Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
Longchamp, 4 October 1987
Racing silks of Paul de Moussac.png
won by Trempolino (USA)

The 1987 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race held at Longchamp on Sunday 4 October 1987.[1] It was the 66th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

The winner was Trempolino, a three-year-old colt trained in France by André Fabre. The winning jockey was Pat Eddery.[2]

The winning time of 2m 26.3s set a new record for the race. The previous record of 2m 27.7s was achieved by Dancing Brave in 1986.

Race details[edit]

  • Sponsor: Trusthouse Forte
  • Purse: 6,800,000 F; First prize: 4,000,000 F
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Distance: 2,400 metres
  • Number of runners: 11
  • Winner's time: 2m 26.3s (new record)

Full result[edit]

Pos. Marg. Horse Age Jockey Trainer (Country)
1 Trempolino 3 Pat Eddery André Fabre (FR)
2 2 Tony Bin 4 Cash Asmussen Luigi Camici (ITY)
3 3 Triptych 5 Tony Cruz Patrick Biancone (FR)
4 hd Mtoto 4 Michael Roberts Alec Stewart (GB)
5 3 Tabayaan 3 Walter Swinburn Alain de Royer-Dupré (FR)
6 Orban 4 Greville Starkey Henry Cecil (GB)
7 5 Teresa 3 Gary W. Moore Eric Castela (FR)
8 5 Reference Point 3 Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil (GB)
9 Natroun 3 Yves Saint-Martin Alain de Royer-Dupré (FR)
10 nse Sharaniya 4 Alain Lequeux Alain de Royer-Dupré (FR)
11 Groom Dancer 3 Dominique Boeuf Tony Clout (FR)
  • Abbreviations: nse = nose; hd = head

Winner's details[edit]

Further details of the winner, Trempolino.

  • Sex: Colt
  • Foaled: 17 March 1984
  • Country: United States
  • Sire: Sharpen Up; Dam: Trephine (Viceregal)
  • Owner: Paul de Moussac
  • Breeder: Marystead Farm


  1. ^ "1987 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe". France Galop. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Trempolino gives Pat Eddery his third successive Arc". ITN. 6 October 1987. Retrieved 1 July 2012.