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.
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)
Abbreviations: shd = short-head; snk = short-neck; nk = neck
1997 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Wikipedia
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