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Frankie’s on fire

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One of racings best loved jockeys Frankie Dettori has today be chosen to carry the OLYMPIC torch next week when it passes ROYAL ASCOT racecourse (Tuesday 10th July).

As ambassador of the prestigious QIPCO British Champions Series, Frankie will be further adding to the spectacle on the day by carrying the Torch on horseback. He will be riding former top-class racehorse, Monsignor, on loan from racehorse rehoming charity HEROS.

Speaking of his Olympic Torchbearing challenge, Dettori said: “It is an honour and a privilege to be invited to carry the Olympic Flame, especially at a track that holds such happy memories for me. I’ll be watching when the Flame reaches its final destination and the Olympic Games can begin.”

 


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