sport news Frankie Dettori in no rush as he bids to fit for Goodwood

Frankie Dettori missed Royal Ascot after sustaining a left shoulder injury  The Italian is working his way back to full fitness before Glorious Goodwood He admits he returned prematurely to win the  Irish Oaks on talented filly Enable Dettori is unlikely to race ride again until Newbury or Newmarket on Saturday

By Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail

Published: 19:13 BST, 17 July 2017 | Updated: 19:14 BST, 17 July 2017

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Frankie Dettori says he will take rides sparingly in the next fortnight as he bids to get back to 100 per cent fitness for Glorious Goodwood.

The Italian was forced to miss Royal Ascot after sustaining a fracture in his left shoulder at Yarmouth. The injury cost him five winners at the royal meeting, including Big Orange in the Ascot Gold Cup, and kept him out for five weeks.

Dettori returned to action with two rides at Newmarket last Thursday and won Saturday's Irish Oaks on the talented John Gosden-trained Enable.

Frankie Dettori will take rides sparingly as he bids to get 100 per cent fit for Goodwood

Frankie Dettori will take rides sparingly as he bids to get 100 per cent fit for Goodwood

But Dettori admitted the prospect of a Classic ride on such an outstanding filly had pushed him into returning earlier than was

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