Treve honoured at Cartier Awards

Arc de Triomphe winner Treve has been named European Horse of the Year at the 23rd Cartier awards in London.

Treve (Fr) is trained by Criquette Head-Maarek and she was undefeated in all five starts this year for her owner Sheikh Joaan al Thani.  She was also was honoured with the Cartier 3YO Filly Award.

Treve (3f Motivator – Trevise by Anabaa) won the Arc by five lengths despite sitting three wide and being committed at the top of the Longchamp straight by stand-in rider Thierry Jarnet.  Her sire Motivator (Montjeu) won the 2005 English Derby and stands at the Head family’s Haras du Quesnay in Deauville.

Other Cartier Award winners were:

Moonlight Cloud (5m Invincible Spirit – Ventura by Spectrum)
Owner/breeder: George Strawbridge
Trainer: Freddy Head

Magician (3c Galileo – Absolutelyfabulous by Mozart)
Owners: Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith, Susan Magnier
Trainer: Aidan O’Brien
Breeder: Absolutelyfabulous Syndicate (Ire)

Kingston Hill (2c Mastercraftsman – Audacieuse by Rainbow Quest)
Owner: Paul Smith
Trainer: Roger Varian
Breeder: Ridgecourt Stud (GB)

Chriselliam (2f Iffraaj – Danielli, by Danehill)
Owners: Willie Carson, Emily Aspey, Chris Wright
Trainer: Charlie Hills
Breeder: Ballylinch Stud (Ire)

Lethal Force (4c  Dark Angel – Land Army by Desert Style)
Owner: Alan Craddock
Trainer: Clive Cox
Breeder: Declan Johnson (Ire)

Estimate (4f Monsun – Ebaziya by Darshaan)
Owner: Her Majesty The Queen
Trainer: Sir Michael Stoute
Breeder: HH The Aga Khan Studs (Ire)

Treve and Thierry Jarnet after their victory in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe