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FRANKIE FACTFILE

Published 14/11/2012 | 05:00

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Born: Milan, December 15, 1970

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Father: Multiple Italian champion jockey Gianfranco Dettori

Apprenticed to: Luca Cumani

First winner: Rif, Turin, Nov 16, 1986

First winner in Britain: Lizzy Hare, Goodwood, June 9, 1987.

Champion apprentice: 1989

Champion jockey: 1994, 1995, 2004

Married to: Catherine, five children (three girls, two boys)

Other information: Went through the card with seven winners at Ascot in September, 1996. Survived a plane crash at Newmarket in 2000.

Television: Former team captain on 'A Question Of Sport'.

British Classic wins: Derby – Authorized (2007). Oaks – Balanchine (1994), Moonshell (1995), Kazzia (2002). St Leger – Classic Cliche (1995), Shantou (1996), Scorpion (2005), Sixties Icon (2006), Conduit (2008). 2000 Guineas – Mark Of Esteem (1996), Island Sands (1999). 1000 Guineas – Cape Verdi (1998), Kazzia (2002), Blue Bunting (2011).

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