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Frankie Dettori Banned For 6-Months
Following the completion of its disciplinary process, France Galop has banned jockey Frankie Dettori for 6-months overnight due to his failure of a test for an undisclosed prohibited substance. According to thoroughbreddailynews.com, the ban is "Backdated to coincide with the France Galop medical commission hearing Nov. 20, it will run until May 19, 2013." As part of France Galop's protocol, the substance that Dettori has been found guilty of using will not be divulged to the public. The ban is effective worldwide. Dettori's solicitor Christopher Stewart-Moore said that Dettori has accepted full responsibility for his actions.