Frankie Dettori

Italian jockey

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Lanfranco "Frankie" Dettori, MBE is an Italian horse racing jockey based in the United Kingdom. Dettori has been Champion Jockey on three occasions and has ridden the winners of more than 500 Group races. His most celebrated achievement was riding all seven winners on British Champions' Day at Ascot in 1996. He is the son of the Sardinian jockey Gianfranco Dettori, who was a prolific winner in Italy. He has been described by Lester Piggott as the best jockey currently riding.

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Frankie Dettori calls his mount Stradivarius "a tiger" after repelling the challenge of Southern France to win a second Yorkshire Cup.
1 week ago • BBC News

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