Career & Achievements
1987: First rides as an apprentice and starts to win races.
1988: Loses his ‘claim’ and is crowned champion apprentice.He is the first apprentice to ride more than 100 winners since Lester Piggott.
1989: Appointed stable jockey to Luca Cumani and starts to ride all around the globe.
1993: Appointed retained jockey for Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum.
1994: Rides a record 230 winners from 1,000 rides.
1995: Wins The Breeders Cup Mile and the St. Leger.
1996: Goes through the card at Ascot for ‘The Magnificent Seven’.
1997-Present: Continues to ride for Sheikh Mohammed and big race victories include The Oaks, 2000 Guineas, 1000 Guineas, The Breeders Cup, Japan Cup, St. Leger. Some of these races he has won twice and also a string of big race victories around Europe, Hong Kong and Australia.
2000: Survives plane crash with fellow jockey Ray Cochrane.2004: Champion Jockey
2004: Starts “Frankies Italian Bar and Grill” with Marco Pierre White and this chain has now expanded to a total of eight restaurants in London, Dublin and The Middle East.
2006: Won The Derby at Epsom
2013: Formed The Sydney Street Grill with The London Steakhouse Company. Took part in Celebrity Big Brother. Book released October 2013.
2014: Frankie signs to ride for Al Shaqab Racing and numerous Group race successes follow as well as a new sponsorship contract with Your Golf Travel and a gaming deal with Playtech.
2015: Wins The Investec Derby and Prix De L’Arc de Triomphe plus Frankie rides a landmark 50th winner at Royal Ascot.
2016: Wins 2000 Guineas and St James Palace Stakes on Gallileo Gold plus several other victories at the highest grade including five more Royal Ascot winners.
2017: Wins a record 5th Prix de L’Arc De Triomphe on Enable who also wins four other Group One races including The Investec Oaks at Epsom.
2018: Claims his 60th Royal Ascot winner on Stradivarius for his sixth Gold Cup.
2019: Wins The King George on Enable and rides 5 winners at Royal Ascot including a third Gold Cup on Stardivarius and has the best of Too Darn Hot who is the top two year old.
Filming of “Frankie” the movie commences.
2020: Rides his 70th Royal Ascot winner and numerous other big race victories in England. Signs to represent Sporting Index.
2021: Wins the 1000 Guineas on Mother Earth and The Oaks on Snowfall and rides three winners at Royal Ascot.
Becomes the highest winning jockey in Te Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe with six wins.
“Frankie” the movie is released in November and “ Leap Of Faith “ a major autobiography is released in the autumn by publishers Harper Collins.