international jockey Frankie Dettori has been forced to miss the mount on the brilliant
galloper Sakhee in France this weekend because of chicken pox.
The star jumping jock was
hoping to have been fit to ride the colt in the Prix Gontaut-Biron at Deauville on
With Dettori out of the mix after suffering chicken pox for the second time, Godolphin
have found an able replacement in Richard Hills.
Ted Durcan will be aboard the stables other runner Sydenham, a Melbourne Cup entrant,
who'll be used in France as a pacemaker.
Sakhee has not raced since finishing third in the Dubai World Cup. Just a few months
earlier he scored a brilliant win in the Arc at Longchamp in France.