Frankie Dettori has teamed with trainer John Gosden to secure a treble on the opening day at Royal Ascot, highlighted by the victory of Without Parole in the St James's Palace Stakes.
Injury prevented Dettori riding at the meeting 12 months ago, but those memories were quickly banished with the 9-4 favourite stretching his unbeaten record to four when he lifted the Group One prize by half a length from Gustav Klimt.
Dettori, who picked up a seven-day whip ban for his efforts, which means he is set to miss the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown, was thrilled to be back.
"To have three winners in a week is amazing," Dettoir said. "To have three winners on the first day is fantastic."Read More