1996 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

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75th Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
Longchamp, 6 October 1996
Racing silks of Enrique Sarasola.svg
won by Helissio (FR)

The 1996 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race held at Longchamp on Sunday 6 October 1996.[1] It was the 75th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

The winner was Helissio, a three-year-old colt trained in France by Elie Lellouche. The winning jockey was Olivier Peslier.[2]

Race details[edit]

  • Sponsor: Forte Group
  • Purse: 7,000,000 F; First prize: 4,000,000 F
  • Going: Good to Soft
  • Distance: 2,400 metres
  • Number of runners: 16
  • Winner's time: 2m 29.9s

Full result[edit]

Pos. Marg. Horse Age Jockey Trainer (Country)
1 Helissio 3 Olivier Peslier Elie Lellouche (FR)
2 5 Pilsudski 4 Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute (GB)
3 snk Oscar Schindler 4 Cash Asmussen Kevin Prendergast (IRE)
4 1 Swain 4 Thierry Jarnet André Fabre (FR)
5 Luna Wells 3 Thierry Thulliez André Fabre (FR)
6 ¾ Le Destin 3 Dominique Boeuf Philippe Demercastel (FR)
7 ½ Shaamit 3 Pat Eddery William Haggas (GB)
8 ½ Leeds 4 Olivier Doleuze Henri van de Poele (FR)
9 shd Leonila 3 Guy Guignard Robert Collet (FR)
10 1 Pentire 4 Michael Hills Geoff Wragg (GB)
11 snk Darazari 3 Gérald Mossé Alain de Royer-Dupré (FR)
12 3 Radevore 3 Sylvain Guillot André Fabre (FR)
13 nk Zagreb 3 Michael Kinane Dermot Weld (IRE)
14 Tamure 4 Freddy Head John Gosden (GB)
15 15 Classic Cliche 4 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor (GB)
SU Polaris Flight 3 John Reid Peter Chapple-Hyam (GB)

  • Abbreviations: shd = short-head; snk = short-neck; nk = neck; SU = slipped up

Winner's details[edit]

Further details of the winner, Helissio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe". Racing Post. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  2. ^ "1996 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe". France Galop. Retrieved 1 July 2012.