Treve Draws Post 8 in Quest for Third Arc Win

Treve Draws Post 8 in Quest for Third Arc Win

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The amazing mare Treve, who has won the last two renewals of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) at Longchamp, will start from post position eight when she seeks a historic and unprecedented third victory in Europe’s most prestigious race.

The five-year-old daughter of Motivator has won four straight races dating back to last year’s Arc, including an easy six-length romp in the Prix Vermeille (Fr-I) at Longchamp on September 13th. She is favored to complete her sweep of three Arcs, a feat never before accomplished by any horse, but will face a deep and talented field that includes Investec Derby (Eng-i) winner Golden Horn and Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I) winner New Bay, as well as 2014 Arc and Breeders’ Cup Turf (gr. I) runner-up Flintshire.

The complete list of post positions for the Arc is as follows:

1 Manatee
2 Shaha
3 Eagle Top
4 Erupt
5 New Bay
6 Frine
7 Siljan’s Saga
8 Treve
9 Tapestry
10 Prince Gibraltar
11 Flintshire
12 Free Eagle
13 Dolniya
14 Golden Horn
15 Found
16 Meleagros
17 Silverwave
18 Spiritjim

Please note that post position numbers differ from the program numbers used for wagering purposes.

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J. Keeler Johnson is a writer, blogger, videographer, and all-around horse racing enthusiast who was drawn to the sport by Curlin’s quest to become North America’s richest racehorse. A great fan of racing history, he considers Dr. Fager to be the greatest racehorse ever produced in America, but counts Zenyatta as his all-time favorite. He lives in Wisconsin and also writes for the Bloodhorse.com blog Unlocking Winners.

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