Key punting pointers and early market movers at Longchamp
Few races capture the imagination quite like the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and the anticipation for this year's contest – particularly among the large travelling contingent from Britain – has only been increased by the return to Longchamp.
Frankie Dettori and John Gosden combined with Golden Horn to win the last Arc staged at Longchamp before the redevelopment and they will carry the hopes of many punters with Enable – the 2017 Chantilly heroine.
Red-hot favourite Enable faces a strong challenge from the likes of Yorkshire Oaks winner Sea Of Class and dominant Prix Foy scorer Waldgeist in what promises to be a fascinating race (3.05).
There are plenty of other champions competing on a star-studded card featuring six Group 1s. Battaash bids to retain his Prix de l'Abbaye (4.25) crown, while Wild Illusion heads a strong British challenge in the Prix de l'Opera (3.50).
Don't forget that Tipperary stages its best meeting of the year, with the mixed card featuring three Grade 3 contests and one Group 3, while in Britain Uttoxeter and Kelso host jumps fixtures.
Longchamp (first race 1.20)
Flat course: soft, soft to heavy in places
Hurdle course: good to yielding
Chase course: good
Good to soft, good in places
Good, good to firm in places
3.05 Longchamp: Enable out to 11-10 (from evens)
4.25 Kelso: Vaniteux into 100-30 (from 5)
5.05 Uttoxeter: Baily Sunset into 3-1 (from 6)
What to back
Dave Orton reveals his three best bets at Longchamp.
Listen to our expert panellists discuss the Arc.
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What to read
Read in-depth previews of all six Longchamp Group 1s, including the Arc.
There is no doubt Enable is a superstar, but so too is Winx, the Australian wondermare who made it 28 wins in a row on Saturday. Read David Baxter's report of her stunning victory.
What to watch
Here is everything you need to know about Longchamp and the history of the Arc.
Still struggling to make your selection in the big race? Watch Dave Orton's horse-by-horse guide.
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