Frankie Dettori 'ashamed and embarrassed' over drugs ban

Frankie Dettori has been banned for six months Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Frankie Dettori has told the Daily Star that he was "ashamed and embarrassed" after being banned for six months over a positive drugs test.

He said: "It was one night of madness with friends. I dropped my guard at a moment when I was at my weakest."

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Dettori: 'Ashamed' over drugs

Champion jockey Frankie Dettori has said he fears his reputation may never recover after being suspended from racing for six months for failing a drugs test. He told the Daily Star: "I'm ashamed and embarrassed" over his "night of madness."