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AP McCoy's Cheltenham tips: Gold Cup could be the best in years
# From The Horse's Mouth
# From The Horse's Mouth

AP McCoy's Cheltenham tips: Gold Cup could be the best in years

Mar 12th 2019, 7:30 AM 12,964 Views 1 Comment

Former Champion Jockey backs Champ, Sir Erec and Tiger Roll for success

McCoy: 'There’s days where I’d give anything to go back and ride at Cheltenham'
# The Real McCoy
# The Real McCoy

McCoy: 'There’s days where I’d give anything to go back and ride at Cheltenham'

Mar 9th 2019, 9:07 AM 3,798 Views 3 Comments

AP McCoy on the magic of the Cheltenham Festival.

AP McCoy's statue, St Patrick's Day vibes and Ireland call-ups - it's sporting tweets of the week
# The Twitterati
# The Twitterati

AP McCoy's statue, St Patrick's Day vibes and Ireland call-ups - it's sporting tweets of the week

Mar 19th 2017, 10:30 AM 6,184 Views 2 Comments

Chris Shields, John Egan, Alan Shearer and Luke Fitzgerald also feature.

Life-size stature of AP McCoy unveiled at Cheltenham
# Legend
# Legend

Life-size stature of AP McCoy unveiled at Cheltenham

Mar 14th 2017, 11:47 AM 4,279 Views 5 Comments

A nice start to this year’s festival.

AP McCoy statue to be unveiled at Cheltenham on opening day of this year's festival
# Legend
# Legend

AP McCoy statue to be unveiled at Cheltenham on opening day of this year's festival

Feb 17th 2017, 4:26 PM 4,661 Views 9 Comments

The lifesize bronze has been crafted by Dublin-based sculptor Paul Ferriter.

Tommy Tiernan's wife had the best response to his 'riding' antics with AP McCoy
# Ride It My Pony
From The Daily Edge
# Ride It My Pony

Tommy Tiernan's wife had the best response to his 'riding' antics with AP McCoy

Feb 3rd 2017, 9:09 AM 17,351 Views 1 Comment

Oooh.

Paul O'Connell absolutely bossed A Question of Sport last night
# Quiz Master
# Quiz Master

Paul O'Connell absolutely bossed A Question of Sport last night

Oct 27th 2016, 6:11 PM 44,972 Views 26 Comments

The man’s talent knows no bounds.

Back in the saddle after a neck injury, now it's all about Cheltenham for rising Irish star
# Interview
# Interview

Back in the saddle after a neck injury, now it's all about Cheltenham for rising Irish star

Feb 28th 2016, 8:05 AM 5,398 Views 1 Comment

Cork jockey Jonathan Burke can’t wait to get back to the racetrack.

A horse racing legend finished up in April but he wasn't without his flaws
# The Real McCoy
# The Real McCoy

A horse racing legend finished up in April but he wasn't without his flaws

Dec 30th 2015, 9:30 AM 8,600 Views 7 Comments

He may be retired but AP McCoy will be around race tracks for a while yet.

AP McCoy escapes unhurt after three-car motorway crash in England
# Unharmed
# Unharmed

AP McCoy escapes unhurt after three-car motorway crash in England

Nov 18th 2015, 8:34 PM 5,658 Views 8 Comments

The recently-retired champion was travelling on the M4 when the incident occurred.

The Irish rugby squad had some serious dinner guests at their hotel last night
# Rwc 15
# Rwc 15

The Irish rugby squad had some serious dinner guests at their hotel last night

Oct 8th 2015, 8:39 AM 17,821 Views 18 Comments

Put your medals on the table.

'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'
# Being AP
# Being AP

'Why on earth would any year be a good year to retire?'

Aug 12th 2015, 8:51 PM 6,422 Views 1 Comment

New documentary looks at the final year of AP McCoy’s record-breaking career.

AP McCoy jumped on the Limerick hurling bandwagon for tonight's Munster U21 final win
# Celebrity Fan
# Celebrity Fan

AP McCoy jumped on the Limerick hurling bandwagon for tonight's Munster U21 final win

Jul 30th 2015, 10:00 PM 10,414 Views 6 Comments

Limerick triumphed against Clare in the Cusack Park decider.

Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement
# Paulie
# Paulie

Paul O'Connell calls on AP McCoy, ROG and BOD as he ponders retirement

Apr 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 18,956 Views 23 Comments

The 35-year-old Ireland captain has ruled out a move to Toulon next season.

Marty jumping for joy, McCoy begins life out of the saddle and Mullins off to a flyer at Punchestown
# Day 1
# Day 1

Marty jumping for joy, McCoy begins life out of the saddle and Mullins off to a flyer at Punchestown

Apr 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 7,267 Views 6 Comments

Douvan, Felix Yonger and Valseur Lido were the first Grade One winners on the opening day of this year’s festival.

'Legend is an overused term but AP fits the bill' - Tributes pour in as McCoy bows out
# Farewell
# Farewell

'Legend is an overused term but AP fits the bill' - Tributes pour in as McCoy bows out

Apr 25th 2015, 9:34 PM 6,804 Views 6 Comments

Arsenal, Ulster rugby and Ian Rush all pay tribute to the champion jockey.

No fairytale ending for AP McCoy on emotional day as curtain falls on glittering career
# Legend
# Legend

No fairytale ending for AP McCoy on emotional day as curtain falls on glittering career

Apr 25th 2015, 4:40 PM 14,799 Views 12 Comments

The legendary jockey finished third in his final race.

The front page of today's Racing Post is an absolute gem
# End Of An Era
# End Of An Era

The front page of today's Racing Post is an absolute gem

Apr 25th 2015, 11:15 AM 14,517 Views 6 Comments

Well played everyone, well played.

Say farewell to AP McCoy by reliving these memorable moments from his career
# Legend
# Legend

Say farewell to AP McCoy by reliving these memorable moments from his career

Apr 24th 2015, 7:45 PM 5,660 Views 2 Comments

The 20-time Champions jockey will bow out this weekend.

The end of an era: One more Merseyside memory for McCoy?
# Real Mccoy
# Real Mccoy

The end of an era: One more Merseyside memory for McCoy?

Apr 11th 2015, 7:30 AM 2,184 Views 2 Comments

Can McCoy win his final Grand National?

Bookies predict that AP McCoy could cost them £50m(!) in his last-ever Grand National
# Danger Here
# Danger Here

Bookies predict that AP McCoy could cost them £50m(!) in his last-ever Grand National

Apr 8th 2015, 1:22 PM 5,205 Views 3 Comments

Saturday could be a bloodbath for the bookies.

Double delight for McCoy as Gilgamboa wins Gold Cup at Fairyhouse
# Legend
# Legend

Double delight for McCoy as Gilgamboa wins Gold Cup at Fairyhouse

Apr 5th 2015, 8:31 PM 3,739 Views 1 Comment

The 7/1 shot got the better of favourite Gitane Du Berlais and The Tullow Tank in the Grade One feature this afternoon.

No Punchestown for Tony McCoy as he bids for Grand farewell
# Door Closed
# Door Closed

No Punchestown for Tony McCoy as he bids for Grand farewell

Mar 30th 2015, 9:48 AM 3,177 Views 2 Comments

The jockey will finish his career on 25 April.

For a second, AP McCoy's final Cheltenham race looked set for a fairytale finish
# A Legend Departs
# A Legend Departs

For a second, AP McCoy's final Cheltenham race looked set for a fairytale finish

Mar 13th 2015, 6:09 PM 4,608 Views 1 Comment

Favourite Ned Buntline went down fighting in AP McCoy’s last-ever ride at the Cheltenham Festival.

Fergie time, Royal selfies and AP's farewell sealed with a kiss - Best pics from Cheltenham Day 3
# Caught On Camera
# Caught On Camera

Fergie time, Royal selfies and AP's farewell sealed with a kiss - Best pics from Cheltenham Day 3

Mar 12th 2015, 8:52 PM 6,717 Views 0 Comments

At least somebody backed a few winners.

AP McCoy has picked his ride for his final Cheltenham Gold Cup
# Cheltenham 2015
# Cheltenham 2015

AP McCoy has picked his ride for his final Cheltenham Gold Cup

Feb 19th 2015, 2:24 PM 5,285 Views 3 Comments

It’s 10/1 if you fancy the champ to bow out with a third Gold Cup.

It was written in the stars: AP McCoy wins first Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown
# The CHamp
# The CHamp

It was written in the stars: AP McCoy wins first Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown

Feb 8th 2015, 4:36 PM 4,454 Views 0 Comments

The 19-time champion jockey announced his intention to retire yesterday.

Taxi driver picks up AP McCoy, asks him if he's heard about the shock retirement of AP McCoy
# Surprise Guest
# Surprise Guest

Taxi driver picks up AP McCoy, asks him if he's heard about the shock retirement of AP McCoy

Feb 7th 2015, 9:18 PM 10,937 Views 3 Comments

This taxi driver got the shock of his life.

AP McCoy will retire from racing at the end of the season
# Retirement
# Retirement

AP McCoy will retire from racing at the end of the season

Feb 7th 2015, 8:35 PM 5,379 Views 14 Comments

The 19-time champion jockey is leaving the saddle at the end of the season.

Sizing Europe rolls back the years to win Champion Chase at Punchestown
# Veteran Star
# Veteran Star

Sizing Europe rolls back the years to win Champion Chase at Punchestown

Apr 29th 2014, 7:07 PM 2,605 Views 4 Comments

Faugheen and Carlingford Lough were the other big winners today.

McCoy chooses Double Seven as his Grand National mount on Saturday
# Aintree
# Aintree

McCoy chooses Double Seven as his Grand National mount on Saturday

Apr 3rd 2014, 12:15 PM 3,581 Views 2 Comments

The Antrim man won the race in 2010 on Don’t Push It.

The Winner's Enclosure: More Of That delivers Power punch for the bookies
# Cheltenham 2014
# Cheltenham 2014

The Winner's Enclosure: More Of That delivers Power punch for the bookies

Mar 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 2,514 Views 2 Comments

It didn’t always follow the script on another dramatic day at Cheltenham.

Ruby Walsh starts with a bang but insists there's a lot more to life than riding Cheltenham winners
# Cheltenham
# Cheltenham

Ruby Walsh starts with a bang but insists there's a lot more to life than riding Cheltenham winners

Mar 11th 2014, 2:11 PM 3,583 Views 1 Comment

The top jockey favourite won the first at Prestbury Park but took time to remember friends.

The race for the top jockey prize at Cheltenham 2014
# Top Jockey
# Top Jockey

The race for the top jockey prize at Cheltenham 2014

Mar 10th 2014, 11:25 AM 5,513 Views 1 Comment

From Ruby Walsh to Tony McCoy, Irish jockeys should have plenty to smile about at this year’s festival.

Hurricane Fly holds off pretenders to win Irish Champions Hurdle
# Unbeatable
# Unbeatable

Hurricane Fly holds off pretenders to win Irish Champions Hurdle

Jan 26th 2014, 2:44 PM 2,181 Views 3 Comments

Ruby Walsh and his mount answered a lot of questions at Leopardstown this afternoon.

7 of Antrim's best sporting moments in 2013
# Northern Exposure
# Northern Exposure

7 of Antrim's best sporting moments in 2013

Dec 30th 2013, 6:00 PM 2,074 Views 0 Comments

Come on down, Antrim.

Tony McCoy named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Tony McCoy named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

Dec 21st 2013, 11:58 PM 14,387 Views 40 Comments

There was also success for Davy Fitzgerald and the Clare hurlers.

Deja vu as Reve De Sivola wins Long Walk Hurdle for second year running
# Success
# Success

Deja vu as Reve De Sivola wins Long Walk Hurdle for second year running

Dec 21st 2013, 3:55 PM 1,249 Views 0 Comments

The horse gained a 10-length victory for Devon based trainer Nick Williams and jockey Richard Johnson.

Andy Murray named BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013
# SPOTY
# SPOTY

Andy Murray named BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013

Dec 15th 2013, 10:01 PM 14,484 Views 65 Comments

Leigh Halfpenny finishes in second place with AP McCoy third.

Tony McCoy’s best-ever win — Wichita Lineman at Cheltenham 2009
# Ap4000
# Ap4000

Tony McCoy’s best-ever win — Wichita Lineman at Cheltenham 2009

Nov 7th 2013, 6:30 PM 3,838 Views 3 Comments

“I thought to myself afterwards, and I don’t think I was being arrogant, you know what, you did alright there.”

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