Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Arc Day)

Updated: 822 Horse Racing

If you are a fan of horse racing trends then this preview of the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp will be perfect for you! Not only do we look at the trends but we look at past winners as well as trainer and jockey records for the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, a race run over 5f at Longchamp during the Arc Day.

Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Preview, Tips, Runners & Trends (Arc Day)
Andy Powell Content Editor

Horse Racing stats man, Andy has contributed to OLBG for 18 years - An Ipswich fan and F1 fanatic, he also contributes EFL football and Motor Sport opinion.

2024 Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Preview

The Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp is run on the same day as the Arc at Longchamp each year during October, this group one is open to runners aged two or older and is run over a distance of five furlongs. Keep an eye out for any UK raiders as these have a good record in the race.

Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Information:

To see which runners the OLBG racing tipsters are tipping throughout the card that includes this race, head over to the Longchamp tips on the day of the race, do they agree with the runners on the trend shortlist or are they predicting other runners? You may also be interested in other preview blogs that we have packed full of information, head down to the Races Covered on Arc Day section for links to these.

How competitive is the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp market? When looking at the over-rounds for the last 20 renewals, the most competitive market was in 2017 when the race had an over-round of 116%. The race in 2008 was a race that was most in the bookie's favour with an over-round of 131%, whilst on average over the last 20 renewals of the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, the over-round has been 123%, which means the bookie expects to pay out £100 for every £123 which is bet.

Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Trends:

Looking at the future form, is the winner worth following next time out? From the past 20 if you had followed the winner of the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp next time out then you would have backed a total of 4 winners. Backing all 16 runners who have been out since to win at SP next time out, would have returned an LSP of +3.35. Remember to use the racing predictions along with the information on this page to find a bet on the 2024 Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp.

When looking over the past 20 renewals, a time of 54.40 was set by Marchand DOr in 2008, which is the quickest time over that period, the runner was trained by F Head and ridden by Davy Bonilla. The slowest winning time was set in 2012 when Wizz Kid won in a time of 1:01.17, booked to ride was Gerald Mosse on this Robert Collet trained runner.

These are the top three quickest-run Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp over the last 20 renewals:

  • 2008 - Marchand DOr (54.40)
  • 2015 - Goldream (54.79)
  • 2006 - Desert Lord (54.80)

Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Past Winners

Here are the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp past winners for the last 10 renewals. Each row details the year of the race, the horse which won along with the age & weight of the horse. Also detailed is the stall where the horse came from and the total number of runners in the race. The trainer of the horse at the time of winning the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp as well as the jockey is also displayed along with the starting price the horse was sent off.

Year Horse (Drawn) Info
2023
55.07
Highfield Princess (FR)
6yo 9-7 (14 of 18) 21/10F
Jason Hart
John Quinn (GB)
2022
58.65
The Platinum Queen (IRE)
2yo 8-4 (7 of 18) 7/5F
Hollie Doyle
Richard Fahey (GB)
2021
58.02
A Case Of You (IRE)
3yo 9-11 (5 of 14) 108/10
Ronan Whelan
Adrian McGuinness (IRE)
2020
58.52
Wooded (IRE)
3yo 9-11 (2 of 11) 13/2
Pierre-Charles Boudot
F-H Graffard (FR)
2019
58.04
Glass Slippers (GB)
3yo 9-7 (3 of 16) 128/10
Tom Eaves
Kevin Ryan (GB)
2018
57.11
Mabs Cross (GB)
4yo 9-7 (13 of 16) 12/1
Gerald Mosse
Michael Dods (GB)
2017
57.59
Battaash (IRE)
3yo 9-11 (2 of 13) 9/4F
Jim Crowley
Charles Hills (GB)
2016
57.27
Marsha (IRE)
3yo 9-7 (12 of 17) 16/1
Luke Morris
Sir Mark Prescott Bt (GB)
2015
54.79
Goldream (GB)
6yo 9-11 (5 of 18) 15/2
Martin Harley
Robert Cowell (GB)
2014
56.42
Move In Time (GB)
6yo 9-11 (12 of 18) 25/1
Daniel Tudhope
David O'Meara (GB)

Where have the winning runners come from?

Here are the countries where the winning trainers of the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp have been based:

  • GB: 14 winners with an additional 29 placings from 192 runners
  • FR: 3 winners with an additional 6 placings from 73 runners
  • IRE: 2 winners with an additional 4 placings from 39 runners
  • AUS: 1 winner with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • GER: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 5 runners
  • SPA: 0 winners with an additional 1 placing from 4 runners
  • CZE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 4 runners
  • SWE: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • France: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • KOR: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 2 runners
  • BEL: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • SLO: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • ITY: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner
  • SAF: 0 winners with an additional 0 placings from 1 runner

Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Trainer Statistics

The leading trainer in the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp over the last 20 renewals is Kevin Ryan who has won the race two times with those two winners coming from Desert Lord (2006) and Glass Slippers (2019). There are two trainers who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, A P O'Brien has sent a total of 14 runners to the race without recording any wins whilst David Nicholls has sent out 12 without a winner.

Here are some of the top Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp trainer statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Trainer R-W-P Win EW
Kevin Ryan 14-2-6 +25.80 +12.13
Robert Collet 13-1-1 -5.00 -8.50
Robert Cowell 9-1-1 -0.50 -4.25
Clive Cox 8-1-2 +18.00 +6.80
Bryan Smart 7-1-3 +8.00 +3.40
Roger Charlton 7-1-2 +4.00 -0.50
Charles Hills 7-1-1 -3.75 -4.65
David O'Meara 4-1-1 +22.00 +9.50
John Quinn 4-1-3 -0.90 +0.05
Richard Fahey 4-1-2 -1.60 -1.80

Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Jockey Statistics

There are multiple leading jockeys in the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp over the last 20 renewals with Tom Eaves, Gerald Mosse and Luke Morris having all won the race two times. Tom Eaves winners have been with Tangerine Trees (2011) and Glass Slippers (2019). Gerald Mosse winners have been with Wizz Kid (2012) and Mabs Cross (2018). Luke Morris winners have been with Gilt Edge Girl (2010) and Marsha (2016). There are multiple jockeys who have not had the best of times over the last 20 renewals in the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, Ryan Moore (0-13), Christophe Soumillon (0-11) and Olivier Peslier (0-10) have all failed to produce a single winner despite sending multiple rides to the race.

Here are some of the top Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp jockey statistics over the last 20 renewals (R = Runners, W = Winners, P = Places including winners, Win LSP is based on 1pt Win and EW LSP is based on 0.5pt Win & 0.5pt Place):

Jockey R-W-P Win EW
Tom Eaves 7-2-4 +21.80 +11.53
Gerald Mosse 7-2-2 +14.00 +4.50
Luke Morris 3-2-3 +40.00 +20.27
Frankie Dettori 12-1-2 -3.00 -4.70
Jamie Spencer 10-1-1 +16.00 +6.00
Johnny Murtagh 7-1-1 +4.00 -1.00
Daniel Tudhope 6-1-1 +20.00 +7.50
Pat Smullen 5-1-1 +2.50 -0.75
Jim Crowley 5-1-2 -1.75 -2.15
Steve Drowne 4-1-1 +7.00 +2.00

Favourites finishing positions (oldest to latest): 7, 4, 2, 2, 1, 2, (2, 13), 7, 2, 17, 8, 3, 3, 1, 4, 14, 2, 5, 1, 1

The percentage shown is the percentage of the total number of runners who fell under that factor. High percentages are less appealing than lower ones as you would expect them to do well. The trend information is based on the available information on the racing post in terms of previous runs etc.

  • 20 / 20 (63%) - No bigger than 25/1
  • 20 / 20 (72%) - Placed within last 2 starts
  • 20 / 20 (75%) - Break of 15 - 155 days (Last Win)
  • 20 / 20 (75%) - Within the first 12 of the market
  • 20 / 20 (78%) - Had 1 - 3 wins (Season)
  • 20 / 20 (79%) - Had 2 - 5 placings (180 Days)
  • 20 / 20 (79%) - Won within last 5 starts
  • 20 / 20 (80%) - Achieved a TS of 69+ (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (80%) - Achieved an RPR of 107+ (Last 3)
  • 20 / 20 (81%) - Break of 7 - 110 days (Last Place)
  • 20 / 20 (83%) - Achieved an RPR of 95+ (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (83%) - Beaten no more -5½l (LTO)
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Made 6 - 39 starts (Career)
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Had 2 - 6 placings (Season)
  • 20 / 20 (84%) - Carried 120 - 134lbs (Last Win)

Remember to use the trends listed above along with the Longchamp racing predictions to see if you can find the winner of the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp. If you are looking to place on a bet this race well in advance of the actual running, then there may be an ante-post market available for you to place your bet. If you are unfamiliar with this type of betting then head over to the OLBG Betting School and read our Ante-Post Horse Racing article which explains how ante-post betting works.

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Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Trend Analysis

The trend factor which had produced 10+ winners and shows the best LSP, an LSP of +51.60 is when runners had 2 season wins. The worst performing factor that has failed to produce a single winner is when runners had 0 wins in the past 180 days, when backing these the trend shows a record of 0-64.

Here are the most recent winning draws along with the further placings in brackets:

  • 2023: Winner in 14 (1,15) [18 Runners]
  • 2022: Winner in 7 (1,8) [18 Runners]
  • 2021: Winner in 5 (2,9) [14 Runners]
  • 2020: Winner in 2 (10,4) [11 Runners]
  • 2019: Winner in 3 (1,4) [16 Runners]

The course which has produced the most winners of the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp is Newbury, there has been a total number of 4 winners of this race who ran at Newbury last time out. The next best courses which have produced the second most winners are Curragh, York and Longchamp, there has been a total number of 3 winners from each of those courses.

The race is open to both sexes with the Male runners having produced a total of 13 winners from a total of 255 runners whilst the Female runners have produced 7 winners from a total of 74 runners.

Looking over the past renewals, there is only one stallion whose offspring have produced multiple winners of the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp, that stallion Monsieur Bond has produced 2 winners (2014,2010).

These are the stallions whose offspring have not produced a winner of the Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp despite multiple attempts:

  • Invincible Spirit (0 Wins from 18 runners)
  • Kyllachy (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Showcasing (0 Wins from 8 runners)
  • Exceed And Excel (0 Wins from 7 runners)
  • Kodiac (0 Wins from 7 runners)

Looking at the winning odds over the last 20 renewals, the biggest-priced winner was Desert Lord in 2006, winning for Kevin Ryan at odds of 25/1 under the guidance of Jamie Spencer. Looking at the runners at the head of the market over the last 20 renewals there has been a total of 4 winning favourites in the race. Remember to bookmark the best racing tipsters page so you can get easy access to the best OLBG racing tipsters. All figures and trends above, such as the horse's previous runs are based on the information that is available on the racing post.

Races Covered on Arc Day

Arc Day races for Sunday 6th October 2024

Here are the races at the Longchamp racecourse which take place on Arc Day, all of which we have blogs for.

Race 2023 Winner Info
Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere Rosallion (IRE)
2yo - 61/10
Richard Hannon
Sean Levey
Prix Marcel Boussac Opera Singer (USA)
2yo - 17/10
A P O'Brien
Ryan Moore
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Ace Impact (IRE)
3yo - 19/10
J-C Rouget
Cristian Demuro
Prix de l'Opera Blue Rose Cen (IRE)
3yo - 17/10
Christopher Head
Aurelien Lemaitre
Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Highfield Princess (FR)
6yo - 21/10
John Quinn
Jason Hart
Prix de la Foret Kelina (IRE)
3yo - 28/1
C Laffon-Parias
Maxime Guyon

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