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Who is Frankie Dettori riding on day five at Royal Ascot on Saturday?

Frankie Dettori renews the partnership with Falcon Eight (centre)
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It's the final day of Royal Ascot and Frankie Dettori will be looking to addmore successto his three wins of the week. Here's how Dettori's rides on Saturday shape up, with aride in six of the seven races . . .


Royal Ascot Saturday: Frankie Dettori's rides

Reach For The Moon
Chesham Stakes (2.30)

Dettori has teamed up with John and Thady Gosden's yard throughout the week, but he hashis first ride in the royal silks this week when he partners the Queen's two-year-old Reach For The Moon in the Chesham. He was not too far behind the reopposing New Science on his debut run, and could come on for it.

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Stayed on for second behind New Science at Yarmouth; open to progress

Fundamental
Jersey Stakes (3.05)

Dettori last rode Fundamental when coming home fifth in the Greenham Stakes, and since then the three-year-old wassecond in Listed company. There was promise in that run, but he faces some tough opposition in the likes of Listed winners Bellosa and Creative Force, and last year'sRoyal Ascot winner Tactical.

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Has improved steadily, second in Listed race last time, but others have achieved more

Final Song
Diamond Jubilee Stakes (4.20)

Final Songis no stranger to Royal Ascot, having finished third in the Queen Mary in 2019 and seventh last year in the Jersey Stakes on soft ground.Shespent the start of the season in Dubai but failedto impress on her return at York last month. However, Godolphin had a 18-1 winner earlier in the weekand Dettori willbe aiming for another surprise success.

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Went close in Group 1 in Dubai in March but down the field in the Duke Of York since

Desert Safari
Wokingham Stakes (5.00)

Mark Johnston somewhat spoiled Dettori's Thursday by sending out Gold Cup winner Subjectivist, but this time the pair are teaming up with Desert Safari. Dettori did not have a ride in this handicap last season, while this is his first ride on the the four-year-old, who failed to deliver at Epsom 14 days ago.

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Has improved, 6f AW and 5f turf wins 2021; needs more; Dettori 10-48 for yard last 5 yrs

King Frankel
Golden Gates Stakes (5.35)

It's another first ride on a Mark Johnston-trained runner for Dettori with King Frankel, who is coming to Ascot on a run of good form. The Frankel coltshowed an admirable late charge to takesecond in his last run on Derby day, for which he was raised 3lb.

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Notable 2nd in 1m2f handicaps on last two starts and looked capable of better last time

Falcon Eight
Queen Alexandra Stakes (6.10)

Dettori won theChester Cup for the first time in 30 years with Falcon Eight last month and the pair team up again in the finale. Despite a bad draw, Falcon Eight was impressive onthat seasonal return last month and has to be one of Dettori's best chances of the day.

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Easy winner of the Chester Cup and on very favourable terms with most of this field

Frankie Dettori took his first Chester Cup in 30 years with Falcon Eight last month


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Saturday'sRoyal Ascot previews:

2.30 Royal Ascot:2,000 Guineas favourite Point Lonsdale out to confirm Classic claims in Chesham

3.05 Royal Ascot:'I think he's a huge price'– leading trainers on their Jersey contenders

3.40 Royal Ascot:can Highest Ground enhance Sir Michael Stoute's superb race record?

4.20 Royal Ascot:'He's going exceptionally well and looks a million dollars'– Group 1 insight

4.20 Royal Ascot:Dream Of Dreams to dominate in bid to go one better? Graeme Rodway has his say (Members' Club)

5.00 Royal Ascot:'There is no denying the phenomenal training that has gone into Rohaan'

5.35 Royal Ascot:'He's a horse we like a lot' – Roger Varian could hold key to big-field handicap

6.10 Royal Ascot:Tom Collins weighs up the chances of classy Falcon Eight for Dettori and Weld


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Falcon Eight took a comfortable win on his return to the track and has to be one of Dettori's best chances of the day
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