Sir Anthony McCoy, OBE

The World’s Greatest Jockey

Sir Anthony McCoy, OBE

20 times Champion Jockey

Sir Anthony McCoy

A legend of racing, now a TV pundit and highly motivating, inspirational public speaker.

AP McCoy is the world’s greatest jump jockey, setting records we will never see broken.
His phenomenal career achievements make AP an exceptional keynote, after-dinner, corporate motivational speaker. His vast experience, humour and personality endear him to any audience.

Biography

Sir Anthony McCoy OBE is the greatest jump jockey of all time and one of the world’s highest profile sporting personalities.

Sir Anthony dominated his sport for over 2 decades, recently ending a truly phenomenal career as Champion Jockey for the 20th consecutive year.

He recorded 4,357 wins, including the 2010 Grand National, the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase & King George VI Chase. Sir Anthony remained at the top of his sport for 1040 weeks –  longer than any other sporting talent.

AP McCoy

The 44-year old is the only sportsman of his kind to have been awarded ‘BBC Sports Personality of the Year’ (2010), the ‘BBC Sports Personality Lifetime Achievement Award’ (2015) & ‘BT’s Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award’ (2015).

Sir Anthony spent his career setting records which will not be broken in our lifetimes – a tribute to his stamina, endurance, motivation and dedication to the world of sport.

We have had champions, we have had legends, but we will never have another AP McCoy.

“AP” (as he is also known) is associated with strong brands that reflect his ambition, endurance and motivation. He is part of the new ITV Racing team, having previously co-presented at key race meetings for Channel 4 .

 

AP is also a Global Ambassador for Albert Bartlett, Laureus, William Hill, an Ambassador for Close Brothers, The Green Room & Playtec.

He is also President of the Injured Jockeys Fund, Professional Jockeys Association, a Trustee for the Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust, Patron of RoR, Patron of Alder Hey Hospital, Ambassador for Tiny Tickers and he has recently opened an AP Academy for injured jockeys.

Career Stats

  • 20 times Champion Jockey
  • Rode 4,357 winners
  • 1,040 weeks spent at Number One

A documentary style film about Sir Anthony topped the itunes film chart, having been shown in over 200 cinemas across the UK and Ireland. “Being AP” premiered at the Toronto Film Festival (just 20 from 6000 films were chosen) as well as in Dublin and in London. He has published autobiographies such as “Winner: My Racing Life” and a fictional book “Taking the Fall“.

As a result of his outstanding career, Sir Anthony is an exceptional key note, after-dinner, corporate and motivational speaker.

His experience, humour and personality endears him to any audience: his stories from the saddle, his addiction to winning, his fear of failure, his drive to be the best at all times, his determination & motivation, breaking bones over 700 times, the pressures and dangers of his sport makes for a lively Q&A.

His talks also covers “Sport Meets Business” concepts.

Video

Media Work

Sir AP McCoy

Radio

BBC Radio 5 Live
TalkSPORT

 

 

Television

ITV Racing co-presenter
Channel 4 Racing (former analyst)
Sunday Brunch
ITV’s Play To The Whistle
A Question of Sport panellist
Goals On Sunday (Sky Sports)
ESPN
Soccer AM (Sky)
BT Sport
A League Of Their Own
TFI Friday Special
The Clare Balding Show
The Late, Late Show
The Tommy Tiernan Show
Know The Score, RTE

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Days as Champion Jockey

That’s more than Roger Federer and Tiger Woods – combined – spent at the No 1 spots in tennis and golf.

Falls

That’s equivalent to falling from the world’s largest building, the Burj Khalifa … twice.

Number of career wins

Wins included the Grand National and Cheltenham Gold Cup

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