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Dettori awaits drug ruling

FORMER champion jockey Frankie Dettori has indicated he will not be riding anywhere in the world until the French stewards announce their judgement over his positive test for a banned substance.

Dettori, 41,has been temporarily suspended from competing in France on medical grounds after making his representation via conference call in front of a medical committee at the Paris headquarters of the French racing authority, France Galop, on Tuesday.

French stewards, will make their decision within a fortnight.

Dettori’s solicitor, Christopher Stewart-Moore, said in a statement: “Following today’s announcement by France Galop setting out the conclusions of their medical committee, Frankie Dettori would like to say that he accepts their conclusions.”

 

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