The Magnificent Seven: Seven Winners in One Day : how Frankie Dettori Achieved the Impossible

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Aurum, 2001 - 186 páginas
It was, said The Times, the equivalent of a racing driver winning every Grandrix, or a golfer scoring straight birdies in the final round of the Open toinish with a hole in one. No-one would have believed it could happen but, onaturday 28 September 1996, at Ascot racecourse, the impossible did. Frankieettori won every single race on the card: a Magnificent Seven. Now, to markhe fifth anniversary of that extraordinary day, Graham Sharpe tells the fulltory of how history was made. For this is a tale of losing as well asinning - 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, racey race, through to its unbelievable climax when Fujiyama Crest just held ony 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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