2009 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

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88th Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
Longchamp, 4 October 2009
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won by Sea the Stars (IRE)

The 2009 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race held at Longchamp on Sunday 4 October 2009.[1] It was the 88th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

The winner was Sea the Stars, a three-year-old colt trained in Ireland by John Oxx. The winning jockey was Michael Kinane.[2]

Sea the Stars became the first horse to win the 2,000 Guineas, the Epsom Derby and the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. It was his sixth consecutive Group 1 victory.

Race details[edit]

  • Sponsor: Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club
  • Purse: €4,000,000; First prize: €2,285,600 [3]
  • Going: Good
  • Distance: 2,400 metres
  • Number of runners: 19
  • Winner's time: 2m 26.3s

Full result[edit]

Pos. Marg. Horse Age Jockey Trainer (Country)
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 (FR)
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 (FR)
7 dh Stacelita 3 Christophe Soumillon Jean-Claude Rouget (FR)
9 ¾ Magadan 4 Anthony Crastus Elie Lellouche (FR)
10 ½ Vision d'Etat 4 Olivier Peslier Eric Libaud (FR)
11 ¾ Tangaspeed 4 Ioritz Mendizabal Robert Laplanche (FR)
12 shd Beheshtam 3 Gérald Mossé Alain de Royer-Dupré (FR)
13 3 Getaway 6 Stéphane Pasquier Jens Hirschberger (GER)
14 snk The Bogberry 4 Magomet Kappushev Alain de Royer-Dupré (FR)
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)

  • Abbreviations: dh = dead-heat; shd = short-head; hd = head; snk = short-neck

Winner's details[edit]

Further details of the winner, Sea the Stars.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe". Racing Post. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Sea The Stars in historic Arc win". BBC Sport. 4 October 2009. Retrieved 1 July 2012.
  3. ^ "2009 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe". France Galop. Retrieved 1 July 2012.