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  • Fabre raider out to spoil O'Brien's Guineas party

    London (AFP) - Aidan O'Brien goes in search of his seventh English 2,000 Guineas on Saturday, the master Irish trainer's Gleneagles dominating the betting for the first classic of the season.

    May 1, 2015, 1:31 pm
  • Itsaknockout lands winning deal for Kentucky Derby

    (Reuters) - Itsaknockout is a long shot for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, but the horse’s owners have already landed a winner with a sponsorship deal to promote the championship fight that will be...

    April 28, 2015, 11:15 am
  • Legend McCoy's box office appeal not enough in final ride

    London (AFP) - Riding legend Tony (AP) McCoy bowed out for the final time on Saturday finishing third on Box Office at Sandown Park.

    April 26, 2015, 5:03 am
  • Tears but no winner for McCoy on emotional farewell

    By Ian Chadband LONDON, (Reuters) - A.P. McCoy, the jump jockey who has created a remarkable sporting legend in Britain, failed to ride one final winner to mark the end of his peerless ...

    April 26, 2015, 4:18 am
  • Ironman McCoy peerless in world of hard knocks

    By Justin Palmer LONDON (Reuters) - When Tony McCoy swings himself out of the saddle for the final time at Sandown Park on Saturday with a career total of more than 4350 winners unlikel...

    April 25, 2015, 2:56 am
  • 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