McCoy: A Racing Post Celebration

McCoy: A Racing Post Celebration

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Edited by Brough Scott

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  • Publisher: Racing Post
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 189mm x 246mm x 20mm | 821g
  • Publication date: 26 August 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Newbury
  • ISBN 10: 1908216026
  • ISBN 13: 9781908216021
  • Illustrations note: approx 120 colour photos
  • Sales rank: 1,227,893

Product description

McCoy celebrates the country's most successful jump jockey, Tony 'AP' McCoy, winner of the 2010 BBC Sports Personality of the Year. McCoy is a wonderful record of the champion jump jockey's career in both words and images, chronicling his rise with trainer Jim Bolger and his first winner in 1992, his move to England in 1994 with Toby Balding, joining Martin Pipe in 1995 and his various big-race winners on the likes of Pridwell, Edredon Bleu, Best Mate, Brave Inca, Binocular and, of course, Don't Push It, on which he won the Grand National at the 15th attempt. This book gives a unique picture of the finest sportsman currently operating in any discipline anywhere. Linked pieces by Brough Scott will join the historical articles from "The Racing Post" together and set them in context, coupled with "The Post's" unique library of images.

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BROUGH SCOTT, a former jumps jockey, has covered racing for many years, broadcasting for ITV and Channel 4, as well as co-founding the Racing Post. Voted Best Racing Journalist of the Year 2010, he has written numerous books, including Of Horses and Heroes and Galloper Jack, the story of his grandfather who led the last cavalry charge in the First World War.