Frankie Dettori wins Markel Jumping Challenge
Frankie Dettori MBE, won the Markel Jumping Challenge in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund at Olympia Horse Show and we caught up with him backstage, just after the challenge.
Frankie is a household name, an Italian horse racing jockey, 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 jockey Gianfranco Dettori, who was a prolific winner in Italy. Such a character, Frankie showed Olympia his famous way he jumps off his horse.
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