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Frankie Dettori


Champ jockey who rode the winners greater than 500 Group races, earning the Purchase of the Uk Empire. In 1990, his second 12 months as a well balanced jockey, he rode 100 winners. In early 2013 he competed in the 11th time of year of the truth show Celebrity YOUR GOVERNMENT. His dad Gianfranco was a champ jockey in the 1970s. He was housemates with Heidi Montag and her spouse Spencer Pratt on Superstar Big Brother.

Quick Facts

Date Of Birth December 15, 1970
Place Of Birth Milan, Italy
Height 1.63 m
Profession Horse Jockey
Nationality Italian
Spouse Catherine Dettori
Children Leo Dettori, Ella Dettori, Mia Dettori, Rocco Dettori, Tallula Dettori
Parents Gianfranco Dettori
Nominations Best Jockey ESPY Award, BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award
TV Shows A Question of Sport
Star Sign Sagittarius

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1Won every race on the card at Ascot [September 1996]
2Son of champion Italian jockey Gianfranco Dettori
3Champion flat racing jockey of Britain in 1994 & 1995
4Involved in a plane crash at Newmarket, which was bound for Goodwood. The pilot of the plane was killed. [June 2000]
5Since he is not a British citizen, he was awarded an honorary MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honors List for his services to horse-racing.



Big Brother's Bit on the Side2013TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Big Brother2013TV SeriesHimself
The Wright Stuff2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist
South at Six2012TV SeriesHimself
Formula 1: BBC Sport2012TV SeriesHimself
The One Show2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Paul O'Grady Show2004-2007TV SeriesHimself
ITV - Formula One2007TV SeriesHimself
Christmas Mania 20052005TV MovieHimself
The Kumars at No. 422005TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2004TV SeriesHimself
This Morning2004TV SeriesHimself
Brainiac: Science Abuse2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Sport Relief 20042004TV SpecialHimself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2004TV SeriesHimself
Test the Nation: The 2003 Test2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Question of Sport2003TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain
Real Stories2003TV Series documentary
The Royal Variety Performance 20012001TV Special documentaryPerformer
Parkinson2000TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1998TV Series documentaryHimself
An Audience with Elton John1997TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
Sports Review of the Year 19961996TV SpecialHimself
Noel's House Party1996TV SeriesHimself
The Grand National1948TV SeriesHimself - Expert

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1Flying dismount from the horse in the paddock after a winning race

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