Vintage Frankie Hits Them For A Six!


Frankie Dettori has done it again! The legendary Italian jockey, who etched his name in racing folklore with his ‘Magnificent Seven’ at Ascot in 1996, channelled that magic at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, scorching the Californian track with a jaw-dropping six-win streak.

Dettori wasn’t aboard flashy favourites on this occasion. He weaved his brilliance with underdogs, transforming them into Saturday slayers.

From the second race to the seventh, punters watched in disbelief as Dettori conjured winning rides, his signature flying dismount becoming a ubiquitous sight at the winner’s circle.

The highlight was the Grade 2 Santa Anita Oaks, where Dettori guided Nothing Like You to a narrow victory, adding a prestigious win to his extraordinary day.

While this feat doesn’t quite match the sheer audacity of his Ascot sweep, it serves as a powerful reminder that Dettori, even in his fifties, remains a force to be reckoned with.

His ability to extract the best from seemingly ordinary horses and his unwavering determination is as awe-inspiring as ever.

This Santa Anita spectacle is sure to be etched in racing history, another chapter in the remarkable legend of Frankie Dettori.

Bob Baffert once said that without the horse, the jockey doesn’t matter.

“When you use Dettori, you can’t blame it on the jockey. He’s just a phenom. He is world-class and brings his talent to every stage.”

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