Elated Frankie Dettori reveals Breeders' Cup under consideration for Arc heroine Enable

The superstar filly was a gutsy winner of the Arc on Sunday under a brilliant ride from the Italian maestro.

The 47-year-old, who was having his 30th ride in the race, produced his mount at exactly the right time on Sunday to deny Sea Of Class by a short-neck.

And the charismatic pilot is relishing the prospect of getting back on board following John Gosden's comments that she will strip even fitter next time around.

Dettori said: "Yesterday was amazing and I felt numb.

"I didn't know if I was dreaming or if what happened was actually true, but I've watched the replay a hundred times and the great thing is I always win! It was an amazing occasion and a fantastic race.


"I was carrying everyone's pressure. Most of the people I met wanted Enable to win. Achieving this great feat is a hard thing to do."

Dettori admitted that with a few yards to go he began to get worried his filly might get nabbed on the line.

He went on: "When I kicked with 300 yards to go and got three lengths on the field, I thought, 'we've got this in the bag'.

"I went from being excited to having a massive panic. When the petrol started running out and she was getting tired, I thought for a moment, 'this is not fun anymore'.

"When I crossed the line I didn't know what to feel. It just felt surreal. Since she crossed the line in last year's Arc, the plan was always to defend her title."

The renowned rider also revealed plans were in place for a possible trip to the US for a crack at the Breeders' Cup Turf: "The Breeders' Cup I think is the plan. John and Prince Khalid (Abdullah) will have to make a decision, but they will let the dust settle first.

"I love the filly and she has given me a great thrill tackling and winning some of the best races in the world. She has got a special place inside me."


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