Horse Racing – Dettori in good spirits despite fall

Frankie Dettori has been backed to recover from a sore shoulder in time to be involved in next week's prestigious Royal Ascot meeting. The 46-year-old suffered a nasty fall in the parade ring at Yarmouth on Tuesday but plans to ride Shutter Speed in the Group 1 Prix de Diane at Chantilly on Sunday. There were fears the Italian might be forced to miss Royal Ascot but his agent, Ray Cochrane, said: "I've spoken to Frankie and he's in good spirits. Nothing's broken. His shoulder is a bit sore, but otherwise he's fine." Dettori is 4/1 with bet365 to be crowned leading jockey at Royal Ascot where he is set to ride Lady Aurelia, 11/4 to win the King's Stand Stakes.

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