Hunting Horn won for us on Thursday despite losing a shoe in running and being reported to be lame on arrival home. It was a gripping finish to the Gold Cup at Ascot and a super ride by Frankie Dettori, his 60th career winner at Royal Ascot.
There was a time a few years ago when I doubted the future of Dettori. He lost his way personally and was ditched by the then all conquering Godolphin operation for which he had ridden so very many Group class winners.
Frankie is a moody character. Without wishing to enter into stereotypes, of . . .
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