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1997 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

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1997 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

The 1997 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was a horse race held at Longchamp on Sunday 5 October 1997. It was the 76th running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.


The winner was Peintre Celebre, a three-year-old colt trained in France by André Fabre. The winning jockey was Olivier Peslier.

The winning time of 2m 24.6s set a new record for the race. The previous record of 2m 26.3s was achieved by Trempolino in 1987.

Race details

  • Sponsor: no sponsor
  • Purse: 7,000,000 F; First prize: 4,000,000 F
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Distance: 2,400 metres
  • Number of runners: 18
  • Winner's time: 2m 24.6s (new record)
  • Full result

  • Abbreviations: shd = short-head; snk = short-neck; nk = neck
  • Winner's details

    Further details of the winner, Peintre Celebre.

  • Sex: Colt
  • Foaled: 17 March 1994
  • Country: United States
  • Sire: Nureyev; Dam: Peinture Bleue (Alydar)
  • Owner: Daniel Wildenstein
  • Breeder: Allez France Stables
  • References

    1997 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Wikipedia

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