Dettori awaits drug ruling

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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.”