Racing news and tips: Dettori in Royal Ascot scare after being thrown off horse

• Italian thrown from Tivoli in parade ring and stood down for day
• He’s going to see the physio tonight, says agent Ray Cochrane

Frankie Dettori, the most successful Royal Ascot jockey currently riding with 56 winners at the meeting, suffered an injury scare only a week before opening day when he was thrown from a horse in the parade ring at Yarmouth on Tuesday.

Dettori had just been legged up on the unraced filly Tivoli before the first race when she appeared to be startled and threw him to the ground. He looked to be holding his left shoulder as he was attended to by medical staff, and though he walked back to the weighing room unaided, the jockey was stood down for the rest of the afternoon.

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