Frankie Dettori Celebrated as the 2019 Longines World’s Best Jockey
Lanfranco “Frankie” Dettori was celebrated as the 2019 Longines World’s Best Jockey tonight at the Longines Hong Kong International Races Gala dinner. Dettori is the first jockey to win the award in back-to-back years, after also winning in 2018. He first took the title in 2015. With a total of 102 points, Dettori bested Zac Purton (88 points) and Hugh Bowman (86 points). In recognition for his great achievement, the Italian-born, UK-based jockey was presented with a Longines timepiece as well as a crystal vase by Walter von Känel, President of Longines, and Louis Romanet, Chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA).
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