Enable beaten by Waldgeist to miss historic third Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

(CNN)Shock and a large dose of disappointment fell on Longchamp as favorite Enable fell agonizingly short in her historic quest for a third straight Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Gasps and groans from the packed Longchamp grandstand told the story as the Andre-Fabre-trained Waldgeist, fourth last year, dashed Enable’s bid for immortality in racing circles. Only eight horses have won dual Arcs, and previously only one of those had even attempted the three-peat — Treve was defeated by Dettori on Golden Horn in 2015. Enable, who has won more than $12 million in her glittering career, clinched her first Arc at Chantilly in 2017 — Longchamp was being redeveloped — and then triumphed again last year to cement her status …