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Richard Johnson crowned Stobart Champion Jump Jockey for 2015-16 season

By Simon Jackson.

Richard Johnson was crowned Stobart Champion Jump Jockey for the first time at Sandown Park on Saturday after finishing more than 100 winners clear of his nearest rival. 547 more words

Cheltenham Gold Cup

Richard 'Dicky' Johnson looking for Grand National victory after 19 years of failure.


Since he became a pro jockey, Richard Johnson has forever been in the shadow of the great AP McCoy. 

The 38-year old has had to remain patient for his chance in the spotlight, and following McCoy’s retirement last year, he finally looks set to win the race that has eluded him since 1997. 354 more words


Grand National: Saint Can Go One Better

There were nine withdrawals from the field leaving 87 entries for this Saturday’s Grand National and there are a few big names that could miss out, including 2014 winner Pineau De Re. 1,117 more words

Horse Racing

Paul Nicholls congratulates Sir Anthony McCoy on his knighthood

By Simon Jackson.

Top trainer Paul Nicholls has paid tribute to multiple champion jumps jockey AP McCoy who received a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours List. 244 more words

Horse Talk

Tony McCoy receives knighthood in New Year honours

Tony McCoy has been awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours in recognition of a glittering racing career in which he was crowned champion jockey for 20 consecutive years before… 24 more words

Jumps Racing

AP McCoy to get lifetime achievement award at SPOTY show in Belfast

By Simon Jackson.

Champion jumps jockey AP McCoy who retired in April will receive a lifetime achievement award at the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year show in Belfast on Sunday. 357 more words

Horse Talk

Being AP: a review

The film’s producers have done a wonderful job in getting The Sun to declare Being AP ‘Enthralling’ and ‘Gripping’: it’s neither.

The ninety-nine-minute movie covers a year in the life of Anthony Peter McCoy as he pursues his 20th consecutive NH Jockeys’ Championship title. 880 more words