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Frankie Dettori to carry Olympic flame

Is Frankie leaping for joy? Credit: Racing Enterprises Ltd

It’s been confirmed that one of horseracing’s most loved personalities will be carrying the Olympic Flame when it reaches Ascot Racecourse, next Tuesday afternoon.

Frankie Dettori will accept the Torch as it makes its way from Ascot High Street, into the racecourse for a circuit of the Parade Ring.