Horse racing-Torquator Tasso springs big shock to win Arc de Triomphe


PARIS, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Torquator Tasso, ridden by Rene Piechulek, received the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe for Germany in an enormous upset on the Longchamps race observe on Sunday.

Starting at 80-1, Torquator Tasso made probably the most of heavy situations to beat Tarnawa and Hurricane, who got here residence second and third.

Torquator Tasso was the third German winner of the Arc de Triomphe after Star Appeal in 1975 and Danedream in 2011.

Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond