Arrival of the fifth:
14 - 15 - 2 - 16 - 13
She was the favorite in this legendary event and
(No. 14) did not disappoint.
Quite the contrary!
The 5-year-old mare, trained by Englishman Sir Mark Prescott and ridden by Luke Morris who was discovering the ParisLongchamp racecourse (16th century), once again showed off her class, signing a sixth victory in a row at Group level. I. "It's exceptional", says his jockey into the microphone.
Always seen at the forefront, Alpinista was clocked 200m from the finish, resisting without great difficulty the return of
(n° 15) and
(n° 2), winner of the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triumph last year.
🏆 ALPINISTA (@Luke_Morris88 / Sir Mark Prescott) ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD
🌟 She won the 101st Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Gr.1) this Sunday at @paris_longchamp and succeeds Torquator Tasso who finished 3rd.
🥉 Torquator Tasso
🏁 14-15-2-16-13 pic.twitter.com/UJl9FuR7K9
— Equidia (@equidia) October 2, 2022
(No. 16) allows the French coach, Jean-Claude Rouget, to place two of his starters in the quartet.
At the back of the field at the start of the straight,
(n°13), whose owner is Xavier Marie, performed well by finishing fifth at big odds.