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  • Obsessive, tough and the greatest -- McCoy bows out from racing

    PARIS (AFP) - "You're not tough enough to be a jockey," Irish trainer Jim Bolger told a teenage Tony (AP) McCoy -- seldom has a remark been taken so to heart and over 20 years later he bows out as perhaps the toughest rider of all.

    April 24, 2015, 10:51 pm
  • Magic, iron, addicted - McCoy in words

    Paris (AFP) - Jump jockey legend Tony McCoy, who retires on Saturday, as seen through the eyes of others:

    April 24, 2015, 4:25 pm
  • Tony McCoy factfile

    London (AFP) - Factfile on Tony McCoy, the record-breaking jump jockey who retires on Saturday:

    April 24, 2015, 4:23 pm
  • Five magic Tony McCoy moments in the saddle

    Paris (AFP) - Tony McCoy - Britain's 20-time champion jockey, retires at Sandown on Saturday.

    April 24, 2015, 4:21 pm
  • Sandown full house for Box Office McCoy's last race

    London (AFP) - Tony McCoy brings the curtain down on his record-breaking career on the aptly-named Box Office in front of a forecast full house at Sandown on Saturday.

    April 23, 2015, 5:04 am
  • Britain's Jockey Club makes healthy profit in 2014

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Jockey Club, which stages some of British horse racing's most famous events including the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National, announced record financial results on Monda...

    April 21, 2015, 10:08 am
  • Southern fillies line up to battle the series finale

    The final leg of New Zealand Bloodstock’s Southern Filly of the Year Series will be held at Riccarton this Saturday with the running of the Listed $50,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Warstep Stakes (2000m).

    April 16, 2015, 10:26 am
  • National-winning owner turns to Preston task

    By Ian Chadband LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Trevor Hemmings, the multi-millionaire leisure magnate with the magic touch of spotting Grand National winners, now plans to steer his oth...

    April 13, 2015, 6:46 am
  • Aspell back to bread and butter after Grand National feast

    By Ian Chadband (Reuters) - Jockey Leighton Aspell was back to his unglamorous ‘bread and butter’ day job on Sunday as the horse racing world pondered whether the record-breaking Ir...

    April 13, 2015, 5:13 am