The Magnificent Seven: Ten Winners in a Day - How Frankie Dettori Achieved the Impossible

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Quarto Publishing Group UK, 2006 - 192 páginas
It was, said "The Times", the equivalent of a racing driver winning everyrand Prix, or a golfer scoring straight birdies in the final round of thepen to finish with a hole in one. No-one would have believed it could happenut, on Saturday 28 September 1996, at Ascot racecourse, the impossible did.rankie Dettori won every single race on the card: a Magnificent Seven. Now,o mark the fifth anniversary of that extraordinary day, Graham Sharpe tellshe full story of how history was made. For, this is a tale of losing as wells winning - on a comparably epic scale. Dettori's seven wins cost Britain'sookmakers 40 million pounds. For them it was more like the Wall Street Crash.harpe should know: his firm. William Hill, presented one lucky punter aloneith a cheque for more than half a million pounds. "The Magnificent Seven",herefore, follows, that day from its innocuous beginnings, hour by hour,ace by race, through to its unbelievable climax when Fujiyama Crest justeld on by a head to win the 5.30 at 2-1.;There is the amateur footballer inancashire who, to his wife's disapproval, put 69 pounds on Frankie to win

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