“The world has gone mad. ", McCoy cancelled Friday's three booked rides at Newton Abbot, where he was to be honoured in recognition of the fact that when. SIR AP MCCOY saw the inside of an ambulance nearly as often as the inside of the winners’ enclosure but still misses the thrill of raceriding. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. “I can understand when I read about sportspeople suffering from depression and finding it tough when they give it up. A 150th success of the season had marked the halfway point in his record bid, but he decided to miss last weekend's Showcase meeting at Cheltenham. “It’s a tough thing to say because I have seen colleagues get fatally injured, but I miss the danger. Champion jockey AP McCoy remains on 150 winners for the season as his two rides are beaten at Chepstow. “The one thing I’d say to someone is to enjoy every moment. “They want a reason to complain about not having horseracing. I’d hope I wouldn’t lose as much if I was doing it again. Yet he admits this sort of event “isn’t the same” as the intense, daily lifestyle of a jockey that propelled him to sporting immortality. The Northern Ireland star added: “If you let someone dictate how you are running your own sport — who has absolutely no knowledge or interest in it — there won’t be any racing. There are easier jobs to do. As a comparison, Tiger Woods spent 545 weeks in golf as No 1 and Roger Federer 302 weeks in tennis, 1,700 - The number of winners when McCoy became the most successful jump jockey of all-time in August 2002, surpassing Richard Dunwoody's record, 4,000 - Rode his 4,000th winner, Mountain Tunes, at Towcester on 7 November, 2013, 4,348 - Total number of winners over the jumps, 50,000,000 - The number of British pounds bookmakers reported they lost when McCoy won his only Grand National on Don't Push It in 2010. “Can you replace it? “I didn’t think: ‘I wish I had gone racing that day when I didn’t’. Chanelle McCoy has revealed the crunch moment she almost left her champion jockey husband - after meeting another man. “I only felt good when I was on the horse. he had ridden more of them at the Devon track than any other venue. Read about our approach to external linking. I didn’t break my femur. McCoy, crowned Sports Personality of the Year in 2010, said: “It’s the thrill of any big sporting event. McCoy is on course for his 20th successive jockeys' championship in a record-breaking career. Tampa Bay drove inside the Chicago 20 three times, and kicked field goals on two of the occasions. I didn’t drink, I didn’t smoke, I had a very disciplined life. 1 - Rode his first winner, Legal Steps, at Thurles on 26 March 1992. Throughout his 23-year pro career, McCoy gained a reputation for being the hardest man in the weighing room. "To ride 300 winners, there's only 65 days in a year I can't have a winner so I can't afford any more days off," the 19-time champion told BBC Radio 5 live. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Pitchcroft has been AP McCoy's most successful course over the past five seasons with 103 wins from 366 rides, Among his 147 winners since the start of the new jumps season on 27 April, McCoy has ridden four trebles or more this season at Worcester, Prior to Thursday's blank day from five rides, with second place on Pure Poteen in the first race his best finish, he has had 10 winners in three trips, including two four-timers, Worcester's next National Hunt meeting is on 22 October, "Feeling fairly sore this morning after my fall yesterday.
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