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- DescriptionFrankie Dettori is a unique character in modern-day Britain: a millionaire champion jockey irresistible to the punters; a charismatic personality with an easy charm and immaculate dress sense that make him an instant favourite on TV chat shows; and a celebrity with a fascinating life story encompassing drama, passion, death and deliverance.
- Author BiographyFrankie Dettori was born in Milan in December 1970. He was sent to Newmarket at the age of 16 by his father, Lanfranco, a former Italian champion jockey, where he worked as a bookie before being taken up by the trainer Luca Cumani. In 1990 he became the first teenager since Lester Piggott to ride 100 winners in a season. In the next ten years he became one of the most successful jockeys the flat has ever seen, and was awarded an MBE in 2000. He is currently the No 1 stable jockey of Sheikh Mohammed. He has a wife, Catherine, and four children. Jonathan Powell is horse racing correspondent on the Mail on Sunday.
- Author(s)Frankie Dettori,Jonathan Powell
- PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
- Date of Publication23/09/2004
- GenreAutobiography: Sport
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Out-of-print date30/03/2011
- Content Note90 col plates (32pp), With index
- Weight851 g
- Width159 mm
- Height240 mm
- Spine41 mm
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