For so long, this year’s Arc (3.05 British Time, Chantilly) had been about one three-year-old filly. And then Winter came. The confirmation of Winter, one of two star three year olds in Europe this season, gives a special edge to the race as she now does take on Enable in a 18 runner field this Sunday.
Pre-race attention revolves around these two, who one could claim are the best horses in the race – but there are reasons to take both on. Enable’s season has been a brilliant one, with her Oaks treble superseded by her fantastic win in the King George, where she trashed the Eclipse winner Ulysses, who re-opposes here……
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You can find out more information on the official Qatar Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe 2017 website.
Broadcast Information: The Arc will be on ITV1 HD from 1pm, taking in the Boussac, Lagardere, Arabian World Cup and Arc. For the other Group 1 races you’ll have to watch Racing UK or At The Races; The timings are below:
Time (BST), then Race
1.10 Total Prix Marcel Boussac
1.45 Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (sponsored by Al Hazm)
2.20 Qatar Arabian World Cup
3.05 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe
3.50 Prix de l’Opera Longines
4.35 Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp Longines
5.15 Qatar Prix de la Foret