Proud Dettori thrilled to carry Olympic torch at Ascot as part of relay
17:53 GMT, 5 July 2012
Jockey Frankie Dettori will carry the Olympic torch at Ascot Racecourse next week as part of the Olympic Torch relay.
He will be passed the torch on Ascot High Street and carry it on horseback on a lap of the Parade Ring riding on former top-class racehorse Monsignor.
The 41-year-old said: ‘It is an honour and a privilege to be invited to carry the Olympic Flame at a track that holds such happy memories for me.’