Double delight for Frankie Dettori at Lingfield

By Simon Jackson Frankie Dettori made a perfect return to the saddle when he won on both of his first two rides at Lingfield Park today after a three and a half month injury enforced absence. The Newmarket-based Italian had been sidelined since breaking an ankle in a pre-race fall in October that forced him…

Frankie Dettori admits surprise at speed of recovery

By Simon Jackson at Lingfield Frankie Dettori admitted that he was surprised by the speed of his recovery from injury after landing a double on his first day back in the saddle at Lingfield on Wednesday. The 43-year-old had initially been told that he would be out of the saddle for up to nine months…

Dettori booked for three rides at Lingfield comeback

By Simon Jackson Frankie Dettori resumes with three rides at Lingfield Park on Wednesday that includes last start winner Exemplary in the day’s feature race – a qualifier for the All-Weather Championship finals. The 32Red Conditions Stakes – a Class two contest over two miles – headlines a seven race card where Dettori is also…