Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe: Torquator Tasso 80-1 Arc winner at ParisLongchamp

Torquator Tasso is the third German-trained winner of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

German outsider Torquator Tasso was a shock 80-1 winner within the one centesimal operating of Europe’s richest race, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

The victor, ridden by Rene Piechulek for coach Marcel Weiss, prevailed in heavy floor at ParisLongchamp.

Nicely-fancied rivals Tarnawa and Hurricane Lane completed second and third.

Derby and King George winner Adayar was fourth, forward of Seeliway, with Oaks victor Snowfall sixth.

Mojo Star and Hurricane Lane broke nicely from their inside attracts within the mile-and-a-half race, value greater than £4.3m.

William Buck quickly hit the entrance on the Charlie Appleby-trained Adayar, however his mount drained within the closing furlong.

Tarnawa and Hurricane Lane got here to the fore on the within earlier than Torquator Tasso swept previous the pair to grow to be the third German winner after Star Enchantment (1975) and Danedream (2011).

“That was lovely. He is a really good horse, he is all coronary heart,” stated Weiss.

Dermot Weld, coach of the runner-up Tarnawa, stated the mare might now be aimed toward a defence of her Breeders’ Cup Turf title in November.

“I actually imagine if we did not have all of the rain we had final night time, she would have gained. Second is a lonely place,” stated the Irishman.

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