Frankie Dettori squirms as he recalls his momento della verita, or moment of truth, being played out on national television.
When filming for A Question of Sport, Dettori was chatting with French rugby hero Thomas Castaignede.
The former player posed a question that cast doubt on the diminutive Italian's credibility as a top class jockey.
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