LONDON (Reuters) - Italian jockey Frankie Dettori, one of the biggest names in flat racing, is to face an inquiry by French horse racing authorities after a 'positive test' at Longchamp in September, the rider's legal representative said.
"On behalf of Frankie Dettori I can confirm that, as a consequence of a positive test at Longchamp on September 16 2012, he will be the subject of an inquiry by the Medical Committee of France Galop next week," said Christopher Stewart-Moore in a statement.
"In compliance with, and out of respect for, the regulations of France Galop, he will not be commenting further until the France Galop procedures have been completed."
(Writing by Justin Palmer, editing by Clare Fallon)
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