Frankie Dettori
Born:
1970-11-15
Milan
Province of Milan, Italy

Currently Residing:
Newmarket
Suffolk United Kingdom

Height: -
Weight: -



His family comprises of his wife Catherine and five children. He is the son of Gianfranco Dettori, who has 13 winning titles as jockey in Italy. At the age of eight Frankie was given his first mount: a palomino pony. The following year Frankie left his native Italy for Britain, to work for Italian trainer, Luca Cumani, in Newmarket.


Notes:
Frankie Dettori registered his first win with Billy Pitt at Turin racecourse on November 16, 1986. He rapidly progressed and stored 75 winners to become champion apprentice in 1989. He rode 100 winners in a British season as the first teen-ager since Lester Piggott in 1990. Dettori rode multiple âGroup 1â stakes in the 2000 Dubai World Cup. Dettori was injured with a broken ankle in the crash of a light aircraft in June of 2000. Some of his winners include Lammtarra, Halling, Mark of Esteem, Daylami, Almutawakel, Swain, Fantastic Light, Balanchine, Barathea, Shantou, Dubawi and Shamardal. âFrankie: the Autobiography of Frankie Dettoriâ was published in 2004.


Facts
Important Racing wins: â
Great Britain: â * 1,000 Guineas - (2) - Cape Verdi (1998), Kazzia (2002) * 2,000 Guineas - (2) - Mark of Esteem (1996), Island Sands (1999) * Ascot Gold Cup - (4) - Drum Taps (1992 & 1993), Kayf Tara (1998), Papineau (2004) * Cheveley Park Stakes - (2) - Regal Rose (2000), Carry on Katie (2003) * Coronation Cup - (4) - Swain (1996), Singspiel (1997), Daylami (1999), Mutafaweq (2001) * Epsom Derby - (1) - Authorized (2007) * Eclipse Stakes - (2) - Daylami (1998), Refuse to Bend (2004) * Falmouth Stakes - (1) - Nahoodh (2008) * Fillies' Mile - (4) - Shamshir (1990), Glorosia (1997), Teggiano (1999), Crystal Music (2000) * Golden Jubilee Stakes - (1) - So Factual (1995) * Haydock Sprint Cup - (1) - Diktat (1999) * International Stakes - (5) - Halling (1996), Singspiel (1997), Sakhee (2001), Sulamani (2004), Authorized (2007) * King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes - (4) - Lammtarra (1995), Swain (1998), Daylami (1999), Doyen (2004) * Lockinge Stakes - (3) - Emperor Jones (1994), Aljabr (2000), Creachadoir (2008) * Middle Park Stakes - (3) - Bahamian Bounty (1996), Lujain (1998), Dutch Art (2006) * Nassau Stakes - (2) - Lailani (2001), Ouija Board (2006) * Nunthorpe Stakes - (3) - Lochsong (1993), So Factual (1995), Lochangel (1998) * Oaks - (3) - Balanchine (1994), Moonshell (1995), Kazzia (2002) * Prince of Wales's Stakes - (2) - Fantastic Light (2001), Grandera (2002) * Queen Anne Stakes - (6) - Markofdistinction (1990), Allied Forces (1997), Intikhab (1998), Dubai Destination (2003), Refuse to Bend (2004), Ramonti (2007) * Queen Elizabeth II Stakes - (4) - Markofdistinction (1990), Mark of Esteem (1996), Dubai Millennium (1999), Ramonti (2007) * Racing Post Trophy - (1) - Authorized (2006) * St. James's Palace Stakes - (1) - Starborough (1997) * St. Leger - (4) - Classic Clichà (1995), Shantou (1996), Scorpion (2005), Sixties Icon (2006) * Sun Chariot Stakes - (1) - Red Slippers (1992) * Sussex Stakes - (4) - Second Set (1991), Aljabr (1999), Noverre (2001), Ramonti (2007) * Yorkshire Oaks - (1) - Only Royale (1994)
Canada: â * Canadian International - (2) - Mutafaweq (2000), Sulamani (2004)
France: â * Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud - (1) - Alkaased (2005) * Poule d'Essai des Poulains - (3) - Vettori (1995), Bachir (2000), Shamardal (2005) * Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp - (3) - Lochsong (1993 & 1994), Var (2004) * Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe - (3) - Lammtarra (1995), Sakhee (2001), Marienbard (2002) * Prix du Cadran - (1) - Sergeant Cecil (2006) * Prix de Diane - (1) - West Wind (2007) * Prix de la ForÃt - (1) - Caradak (2006) * Prix Ganay - (1) - Pelder (1995) * Prix d'Ispahan - (2) - Halling (1996), Best of the Bests (2002) * Prix Jacques le Marois - (3) - Dubai Millennium (1999), Muhtathir (2000), Librettist (2006) * Prix Jean-Luc LagardÃre - (1) - Rio de la Plata (2007) * Prix Jean Prat - (3) - Torrential (1995), Starborough (1997), Almutawakel (1998) * Prix du Jockey Club - (3) - Polytain (1992), Shamardal (2005), Lawman (2007) * Prix Lupin - (1) - Flemensfirth (1995) * Prix Marcel Boussac - (2) - Ryafan (1996), Sulk (2001) * Prix Maurice de Gheest - (1) - Diktat (1999) * Prix Morny - (1) - Bahamian Bounty (1996) * Prix du Moulin de Longchamp - (2) - Slickly (2001), Librettist (2006) * Prix de la Salamandre - (2) - Lord of Men (1995), Aljabr (1998) * Prix Vermeille - (1) - Mezzo Soprano (2003)
Germany: â * Bayerisches Zuchtrennen - (2) - Germany (1995), Kutub (2001) * Deutsches Derby - (1) - Temporal (1991) * Deutschland-Preis - (2) - Luso (1997), Marienbard (2002) * Grosser Preis von Baden - (3) - Germany (1995), Marienbard (2002), Mamool (2003) * Preis von Europa - (2) - Kutub (2001), Mamool (2003)
Hong Kong: â * Centenary Sprint Cup - (1) - Firebolt (2002) * Hong Kong Cup - (3) - Fantastic Light (2000), Falbrav (2003), Ramonti (2007) * Hong Kong Mile - (1) - Firebreak (2004) * Hong Kong Vase - (1) - Luso (1996) * Queen Elizabeth II Cup - (1) - Overbury (1996)
Ireland: â * Irish 2,000 Guineas - (2) - Bachir (2000), Dubawi (2005) * Irish Champion Stakes - (4) - Swain (1998), Daylami (1999), Fantastic Light (2001), Grandera (2002) * Irish Derby - (1) - Balanchine (1994) * Irish Oaks - (2) - Lailani (2001), Vintage Tipple (2003) * Irish St. Leger - (1) - Kayf Tara (1999) * Matron Stakes - (1) - Independence (2001) * National Stakes - (1) - Dubawi (2004) * Phoenix Stakes - (1) - Pips Pride (1992) * Pretty Polly Stakes - (1) - Del Deya (1994) * Tattersalls Gold Cup - (2) - Daylami (1998), Fantastic Light (2001)
Italy: â * Derby Italiano - (1) - Mukhalif (1999) * Gran Criterium - (1) - Kirklees (2006) * Gran Premio del Jockey Club - (4) - Misil (1993), Shantou (1996), Kutub (2001), Cherry Mix (2005) * Gran Premio d'Italia - (1) - Masad (1992) * Gran Premio di Milano - (2) - Shantou (1997), Sudan (2007) * Oaks d'Italia - (1) - Nicole Pharly (1997) * Premio Roma - (4) - Legal Case (1990), Misil (1992), Flemensfirth (1996), Sunstrach (2002) * Premio Vittorio di Capua - (4) - Muhtathir (1999), Slickly (2001 & 2002), Ancient World (2004)
Japan: â * Japan Cup - (3) - Singspiel (1996), Falbrav (2002), Alkaased (2005) * Japan Cup Dirt - (1) - Eagle Cafà (2002)
Singapore: â * Singapore Airlines International Cup - (1) - Grandera (2002)
United Arab Emirates: â * Dubai Duty Free Stakes - (1) - Tamayaz (1997) * Dubai Golden Shaheen - (1) - Kelly's Landing (2007) * Dubai Sheema Classic - (2) - Stowaway (1998), Sulamani (2003) * Dubai UAE Derby - (2) - Essence Of Dubai (2002), Discreet Cat (2006) * Dubai World Cup - (3) - Dubai Millennium (2000), Moon Ballad (2003), Electrocutionist (2006)
United States: â * Beverly D. Stakes - (1) - Crimson Palace (2004) * Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf - (1) - Ouija Board (2006) * Breeders' Cup Juvenile - (1) - Wilko (2004) * Breeders' Cup Mile - (1) - Barathea (1994) * Breeders' Cup Turf - (3) - Daylami (1999), Fantastic Light (2001), Red Rocks (2006)