PRIX de l'Arc de Triomphe: Frankie Dettori breaks record
Even if you don’t follow the flat racing or never watched a race, you need to see this one! Apart from the fact Frankie Dettori is a brilliant rider, he’s broken another record and the race was a master class in how to get the most out of a horse. As for his filly ‘Enable’, what a star!
In a nut shell..
- Dettori's victory made him the race's most successful jockey, having also won it in 1995, 2001, 2002 and 2015.
- Enable, led for most of Europe's richest horse race to secure Dettori and John Gosden (trainer) their second Arc win in three years.
- The filly ‘Enable’ is owner-breeder Prince Khalid [Abdullah] horse. He bred the mother. Enable is a bay filly bred in England by her owner Khalid Abullah's Juddmonte Farms. She has a large white starand a narrow irregular blaze, a white sock on her left hind leg and smaller white markings on her front feet. She was sent into training with John Gosden at Newmarket, Suffolk
- The season for Enable, secured five consecutive Group One victories - in the Epsom Oaks, the Irish Oaks, the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and the Yorkshire Oaks - before victory in the Arc.
Watch the race on you tube!