Frankie Dettori MBE


Frankie Dettori MBE is a world-renowned jockey and is widely regarded as one of sports biggest characters due to his charismatic and unique personality. Dettori is one of the world’s most successful flat racing jockeys of all time and continues to ride regular winners at the highest level of racing. With a humorous and witty personality, Dettori is one of the most popular horse racing speakers and has the ability to inspire and motivate his audiences wherever he goes. As well as inspiring and motivating, Dettori is also an expert in peak performance and maximising success.

Dettori’s expertise as a jockey and overall horseman has seen him ride some of the most famous horses of all time, these include horses such as Enable, Galileo Gold, Sharmadal and Stradivarius. Although now regularly riding some of the best horses in the world, Dettori has had to earn his right as one of the best jockeys in the world by working his way up through the ranks.

His career as a jockey started out as an apprentice jockey for trainer Luca Cumani in 1985. Dettori was soon breaking records and became the first teenager since Lester Piggott to ride over 100 winners in a single flat season. As Dettori became one of the top jockeys in such a short space of time, he found himself riding at the biggest British festivals, these include Royal Ascot and Glorious Goodwood. 1996 saw Dettori do what no person had ever done before as he won all seven races on the Champions Day card at Ascot.

Dettori became the retained jockey for racing powerhouses Godolphi and would stay as the retained jockey until 2012. His exceptional talent as a jockey saw him win the derby Award Winner for a consecutive three years. Dettori has won every single British Classic race possible after finally winning the Epsom Derby on his fifteenth attempt in 2007. He became British Champion Jockey in 2004 which meant he had ridden more winners than any other jockey in that season.

Overall, Dettori has won 6 St Leger’s, 4 Oaks, 2 Epsom Derby’s, 3 1000 Guineas and 3 2000 Guineas. These are the five British Classics and Dettori has won each one on multiple occasions showing just how talented he is as a jockey, but also how well-respected he is within the horse racing world.

Dettori has won nearly everything possible in British horse racing and will forever be known as one of the most successful jockeys of all time. During his career, he has won some of the world’s biggest races, these include the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on 6 occasions, the Breeders’ Cup Classic once and the Irish Oaks on 5 occasions.

His wonderful personality has seen him make a number of celebrity appearances, these include appearing on A Question of Sport and . Having built a legacy within horse racing and possessing a magnificent personality, Dettori has all the necessary requirements to be a fantastic after dinner speaker.

To book Frankie Dettori MBE for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below:

When at corporate events, Frankie is known to cover the following topics:

  • Horse Racing Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Punditry
  • TV Personality
  • Peak Performance
  • Keynote Speaker

“It went really well!!  Frankie’s very entertaining, humorous & engaging!” – Alyssia, Knight Frank