Tony McCoy

Ni Jockey
Born May 4, 1974

Anthony Peter McCoy OBE, commonly known as A. P. McCoy or Tony McCoy, is a Northern Irish horse racing jockey who is based in England. McCoy recorded his first win in 1992 at just 17 years of age. McCoy has now ridden over 3,600 winners, more than any other jump jockey by a considerable margin. McCoy has ridden nearly 2,000 more winners than now retired jockey Richard Dunwoody who claimed 1,699 winners during his career.… Read More

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1974 Birth Born on May 4, 1974.


1992 18 Years Old 1 More Event
McCoy recorded his first winner in 1992 at age 17. … Read More


1994 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Success in Ireland soon led to a move across the Irish Sea, and he began riding in England in 1994.
McCoy claimed his first Champion Jockey title in 1995/96 and went on to win it every year until his retirement in 2015.
1997 - 2001 3 More Events
2002 28 Years Old 1 More Event
He beat Richards' record of 269 winners in a season on Valfonic at Warwick on 2 April 2002.


2006 32 Years Old He became the first jump jockey to ride 2,500 winners when getting Kanpai up to score at Huntingdon on 3 October 2006.
2009 35 Years Old McCoy rode his 3000th winner at Plumpton on the Nicky Henderson trained Restless D'Artaix in the Tyser & Co Beginners' Chase on 9 February 2009. … Read More
McCoy has won almost every big race there is to win. His most high-profile winners include the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase, King George VI Chase and the 2010 Grand National, riding Don't Push It. … Read More
2012 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, McCoy won his second Cheltenham Gold Cup on Synchronised, trained by Jonjo O'Neill and owned by JP McManus, 15 years after his first Gold Cup win on Mr Mulligan. … Read More
McCoy made a delayed start to the 2013/2014 National Hunt season after breaking his ribs from a heavy fall on the Nicky Henderson trained Quantitativeeasing in a handicap hurdle at Cheltenham's end of season April meeting. … Read More


On 10 June 2014, McCoy recorded his fastest ever half century of winners for a season after riding the Rebecca Curtis trained Bob Keown to victory at Worcester Racecourse.
2015 41 Years Old His final racecourse appearance was at the Bet365 Gold Cup meeting at Sandown in April 2015. … Read More
2016 42 Years Old 1 More Event
He was knighted in January 2016.
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