Frankie Facts: How Dettori Senior inspired Jockey to achieve greatness

As one of the most successful jockeys ever to sit in a saddle Frankie Dettori’s desire and determination is unquestionable.

But where does the Italian get his drive from? Well, according to the man himself it was his father who put him on the road to success.

Well that and the fact he was too small to play football!

Watch below as Chris Kamara and Frankie chat about the start of a magnificent career…

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James Curtis

After studying for a degree in journalism and gaining his NCTJ, James contributed to a wide range of papers, online publications and broadcasters including the South London Press, Press Association and Sky Sports News before joining the Ladbrokes News team.