Verry Elleegant to Join the Arc Line-Up This Year

The Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is just around the corner. The event will be taking place on October 2nd in 2022, and horse race enthusiasts from all around the world are waiting with baited breath for one of the biggest events in the sport to finally start.

But it isn’t just fans that are waiting expectantly. Bookmakers from all over the world are working tirelessly to cover the most important events. It isn’t just the Prix de l’Arc they are focusing on either. Horse racing has some of the biggest sports events in the world.

Apart from the Prix de l’Arc, bookies all over the internet are covering Cheltenham, with some of the best Cheltenham gold Cup betting offers being available across different betting sites. Other events covered include the Kentucky Derby, the Dubai Derby, The Curragh Irish Derby Festival, etc.

However, in this article, we want to focus on the Arc, and especially on the newest contestant added to the event.

Verry Elleegant will Join the Arc

For those who may not know, Verry Elleegant will be joining the line-up for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe this year. The seven-year old thoroughbred has won 11 Group One races. However, she is most famous for being last year’s Melbourne Cup winner and the 2020/21 Australian Racehorse of the Year. She has also won a plethora of other events, and has quite a prestigious pedigree, being sired by Zabeel, a great racer in his own right.

In 2022, at 7 years old, Verry Elleegant will be joining the roster for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. It was only a few days ago that Jomara Bloodstock, the owners of Verry Elleegant will pay the necessary fee to allow the horse to compete in the prestigious tournament.

Verry Elleegant has been added to the roster and bookies have already come out with the numbers and odds for her chances. Most bookies have priced the mare at around 33 – 1 and 40 – 1. Fans of the horse, and of the tournament, are all looking forward to see where things will go from here.

The Prix de l’Arc Info

This year, as any year, the Prix de l’Arc will not change location, unlike some other sports. We’ve already said that the event will start on October 2nd. For those who are unaware, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is one of the pre-eminent Goup 1 flat horse races, not just in France, but in the World. It is an annual event, taking place in Paris. The event has gone on since the 1920s and remains hugely popular.

The Arc is raced on the Longchamp Racecourse in Paris, France. A 2400-meter track, and as of 2021, has had a purse reaching up to 5 million Euros. The qualifications for the event require the horses be at least three years old, exclude geldings, and demand a weight of at least 56 kilograms.

The event’s popularity ensures the fact that it will always be covered by the top tier bookies, both online and land-based. Along with the Dubai Derby, the Kentucky Derby, and the Royal Ascot, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is one of the most popular horse racing events in the world.


Verry Elleegant is coming to the Arc in 2022. The 7-year-old thoroughbred mare has shown that she is one of the best race horses working today. Paired up with the right jockey, she is sure to make quite an impact on the upcoming event. Already, her chances have been set between 33 – 1 and 40 – 1 odds, so fans of the horse will have a chance to win quite the pretty penny, if she manages to deliver on their hopes.

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