Paris: Qatar Prix de l’Arc de triomphe in Paris is to start in the French capital today.
The lords of horse-racing is considered the most prestigious horse race, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is the largest international horse racing event.
This world sporting event allows France to feature amongst the big nations organising races and constitutes a major stage in the recognition of French breeding of thoroughbreds.
Recognised throughout the world for its unique atmosphere, but also for the quality of the horses which are presented there, the horse race is run over the standard distance of 2,400m every first Sunday in October at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris.
The meeting brings together the best 3 year-old male and female thoroughbreds and their elders at the Longchamp horse-track.
A legendary horse-race, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is the one of the ultimate targets - every owner, trainer and breeder of thoroughbreds in the world dreams of winning this race. QNA