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2022 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Prize Money - €5m on the line at Longchamp

30 Sep 2022
Conrad Castleton 30 Sep 2022
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  • Official prize money for the 2022 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
  • Europe's richest flat race will be run at Longchamp on Sunday 2nd October
  • A massive prize pot of €5,000,000 is attached to the Arc
  • The winner will hand connections over €2,800,000
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Arc de Triomphe celebrations.(Getty)

2022 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Prize Money 

The 2022 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe takes place on Sunday at Longchamp racecourse, Paris. The Arc is known as Europe's most prestigious and richest flat horse race.

20 of the sports' finest will take part in Sunday's main event, with runners travelling to Longchamp from all over the world to battle it out for a staggering first prize.

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Prize Money Break Down

A total prize pot of €5,000,000 will be on offer in the 2022 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. The winning horse will hand connections the first prize of over €2,800,000.

Here's what the top five placers in the 2022 Arc will earn their connections...

Final Position
Prize (€)

2022 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Jockey Prize Money 

The winning rider will win a percentage of the first prize money if they guide their horse to victory. That percentage will have been agreed upon before the race. 

Most jockeys take home around 8% of the prize money on offer in any given race. In the more prestigious races, like the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, that percentage is often boosted up to 10% or more.

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Race Information

The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is run at Longchamp racecourse in Paris, France on the first Sunday in October every year. The 2022 Arc will take place at 3:05pm on Sunday 2nd October.

The Arc is a Group One race open to horses that are three-years-old or older. The race is run over a distance of 12 furlongs (one-and-a-half miles) or 2,400 metres. 

Only the 20 highest-rated entrants will make it into the final field. The lowest rating for a horse to enter the Arc is usually around between 110 and 115.

2022 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Betting

Irish Champion Stakes winner, Luxembourg is the favourite to win Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Vadeni and Onesto, who finished close behind Luxembourg at Leopardstown, also sit prominently in the betting. As do Alpinista, Westover and defending champion, Torquator Tasso.


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