Anthony Peter "A.P." McCoy MBE is widely regarded as the greatest National Hunt jockey ever. He rode his first winner, "Legal Steps", at Thurles on 26 March 1992 and he has never looked back.
He has broken numerous records including a record…
As both jockey and trainer Jonjo O'Neill has reached virtually every height this great sport has to offer, along the way overcoming adversity, including beating cancer.
He has held a dual-purpose licence since 1986 and was based in Penrith…
Most jockey's are not lucky enough to be given their pick of Grand National Runners and to some extent, neither is AP McCoy but what he does have is a large pool to choose from and that's because he is retained by multi-millionaire and racehorse…
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The racing world and fans of A.P. McCoy held their breath today as arguably the greatest jockey in the world lined up at Towcester Racecourse in a bid to win one last race that would see him hit the most remarkable of all racing milestones -…
For the last 18 years A.P. McCoy has dominated the racing world, in 2013 McCoy landed the Champion jockey title once again with a total of 185 wins at a strike rate of 22% from a total of 848 rides. Hot on his heels was Jason Maguire with 144…
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For many jockeys the choice of who they ride in the Grand National is fairly straight forward. If you're a stable jockey you go with the horse from the yard that is running. If the trainer has limited entries then you hope another trainer has…
https://www.grand-national.me.uk/wp-content/uploads/ap-mccoy-4-pe.jpg427640Simone Wrighthttps://www.grand-national.me.uk/wp-content/uploads/gn2021-national.pngSimone Wright2013-04-04 07:47:592014-11-19 12:11:13McCoy Waits On Decision For Grand National
Is there another jockey in history who can compare to the legendary A.P. McCoy? With nearly 4,000 winners in the bag over his illustrious career it's doubtful but it's still at least 140 winners away and as we all know, anything can happen in…
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Horse racing is a funny business, one day you're on top of the world and a decent chance for the 2013 Grand National and the next punters can't get to their computer fast enough to bet against your chances! Such is the position that Wyck Hill…
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There's a sure fire way to get public backing for one of your horses and JP McManus is the master. Hailing from Limerick in Ireland, McManus frequently names his horses after famous landmarks in the region and Colbert Station is no different,…
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