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 1995/6 and, as of 2013/2014, has won 19 consecutive Champion Jockey titles, beating the previous record of 7 consecutive titles set by Peter Scudamore. … Read More
1997 - 2001 3 More Events
2002 28 Years Old 1 More Event
McCoy puts this as his biggest achievement, despite his multiple Champion Jockey titles and big race victories.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
His most high profile winners include the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase, King George VI Chase and the 2010 Grand National, riding Don't Push It.
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.
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