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Jockey Dettori suspended after positive drug test

Updated: November 21, 2012, 1:57 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Frankie Dettori, one of the world's best known jockeys, was temporarily suspended from racing in France on Wednesday following a positive drug test.

He tested positive for an unidentified banned substance Sept. 16 after riding at Longchamp. The British-based jockey will not ride anywhere else or make any comment until the matter is settled.

The French association's medical committee held a hearing Tuesday and said it was temporarily suspending the Italian on "medical grounds." ...

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