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'Lucky' McManus hails McCoy

Tony McCoy with Jonjo O'Neill (right) and JP McManus before his last raceOwner JP McManus describes himself as "lucky" to have had Tony McCoy as his retained rider for the last 10 years.

McCoy pulled on McManus' famous green and gold silks for the last time at Sandown on Saturday and while neither Mr Mole or Box Office could provide a perfect winning finale, the duo have enjoyed plenty of big-race success together down the years.

Retirement tough to take for McCoy

Tony McCoy becomes emotional on Box Office after his last raceTony McCoy admitted it had been "one of the hardest days my life" as he returned to the unsaddling enclosure for the final time at Sandown on Saturday.

The 20-times champion jockey did not enjoy the fairytale finish so many would have wished for as he rode the final two mounts of his illustrious career, with Mr Mole claiming third in the bet365 AP McCoy Celebration Chase and Box Office finishing in the same place in the bet365 Handicap Hurdle.

Tipping News

Heyhoe's Daily View: Saturday 25th of April

image-left-align HeyhoeSandown’s penultimate race on Saturday is a thirty grand handicap chase (5.00), and the two that make most appeal are Generous Ransom and Horizontal Speed, who sit at the top of the weights in a competitive little heat. It is hard to split the tightly-matched pair but the former just edges the verdict.

Betting News

Track Bias Diary - Saturday 25 April

image-left-align Andrew Mount Article GraphicLincoln (stall 14 of 14) beat only one home after making the early running in the Lincoln Handicap at Doncaster on his comeback, an effort that is easy to forgive as the track was eating front-runners alive and his best form is at 7f.

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bet 365 Gold Cup at Sandown - AP McCoy’s last day!

image-left-align sandownToday is all about celebrating the career and waving goodbye to AP McCoy as a jockey and he has two final rides for us to enjoy on his final day in the saddle. We preview all the main action from a top class and emotional day at Sandown Park this afternoon.