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Orfevre, Camelot top field for Arc de Triomphe

Updated: October 5, 2012, 1:35 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Japan's Triple Crown winner Orfevre will have to overcome a difficult post position and 17 rivals to win the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp on Sunday.

Orfevre and Camelot are the favorites for Europe's most prestigious flat track race, but the 4-year-old colt from Japan drew the far outside No. 18 post.

The last horse to win the Arc from a double-digit post was Dalakhani in 2003, which is good news for Camelot, who starts from the No. 5 post with three-time Arc winner ...

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