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Frankie’s magnificent 7

September 28th 1996 will be a date familiar to many of you and will no doubt go down in history as one of the greatest days in British horse racing and even British sport all together. For those of you who are not aware, this is the date that Frankie Dettori rode his “Magnificent 7”. Something that had never been accomplished before. To say it was unlikely is an understatement, with the initial accumulative odds coming in at 25,095 - 1 proving just that. All together it is estimated that bookies lost a combined total of £40 million due to the “Magnificent 7” and Frankie Dettori became a household name overnight.

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