Mike Moon
Horse racing correspondent
2 minute read
3 Oct 2019
6:12 pm

Frankie Dettori enabled for another Magnificent Seven

Mike Moon

Horse racing fans know just one name when it comes to beating the astronomical odds.

Mike Moon

Mention The Magnificent Seven and you’re likely to get movie fans of a certain age rising to the challenge of naming the seven actors who portrayed those avenging angels in the 1960 Hollywood Western (no, not the 2016 remake, as entertaining as that was). How many of those thespians can you remember? The usual total is four – Steve McQueen, Yul Brunner, Eli Wallach and Charles Bronson. A few movie nerds might come up with Robert Vaughan, but few will recall Horst Buchholz and Brad Dexter. Horse racing fans will have just one name: Frankie Dettori. The most famous jockey...