AP McCoy is the greatest jump jockey of all time and has just recorded an astonishing 4,000 career wins. No other jump jockey has ever ridden more than 3,000 winners, never mind 4,000! He is arguably the only sportsman to have dominated an entire sport for almost 2 decades.
AP has topped the Jockeys’ Championship table for 18 years in a row. While tennis star Roger Federer was number one in his sport for 237 consecutive weeks, AP has been top of his for 937.
He has won everything there is to win, including the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase, King George V1 Chase and the 2010 Grand National.
AP owns all the jump jockeys’ records for reaching career milestones in the fastest time. Due to his outstanding success and popularity, AP was named BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year in 2010; the first jockey to win the award.