British Sporting Icon Comes to St Albans

FIRST BROADCAST : November 18, 2017 3:00 pm

Christmas comes early to St Albans for lovers of sport and those seeking a night of righteous entertainment.

On Sat November 18th; so just a few short days away, Frankie Dettorri MBE one of only 6 British Jockeys in history to ride 3,000 winners on the flat and the man who shook up the racing world by winning seven winners in one day at Ascot back in 1996 is coming to the Arena. Not only is he one of the most decorated Sportsmen Britain has every produced, but the 45 year who came to England at 15 has used his unique blend of charm and determination to become well known on our screens too. Appearing in Celebrity Big Brother and as a Team Captain on Question of Sport.

A sporting great, a TV celebrity, an entrepreneur and a loving family man, he also defied death itself by surviving a plane crash which tragically claimed the life of the pilot. Frankie alongside his equally charismatic Agent, friend and mentor Peter Burrell will be here in St Albans at the Arena on Saturday November 18th with tickets available from the box office so call 01727 844488

Verulam Sports Tony Rice caught up with the pair to give us a taste of what we can expect, this is that interview..