10/22/2007 12:00AM

Montare by a nose at Longchamp

EmailMontare, 4-1, won a nose decision over Irish raider Arch Rebel in the Group 2, $185,000 Prix du Conseil de Paris at Longchamp on Sunday, traveling the 1 1/2 miles in 2:29.40.

A 5-year-old daughter of Montjeu, Montare will now head to Sha Tin for the 1 1/2-mile Hong Kong Vase on Dec. 9.

* Linngari earned Group 1 stripes at San Siro in Milan on Sunday, winning the $278,000, one-mile Premio Vittorio di Capua by by three-quarters of a length. He will now go to Dubai for the Winter Carnival there, during which he finished a fast closing second in last year's Dubai Duty Free.