Sir AP McCoy

Paralyzed Former Jockey Rides for Charity

Former jockey Jacob Pritchard-Webb, paralysed during a fall at Auteuil in June of 2020, will embark on 140-mile hand bike ride to benefit a pair of charities that helped him through his rehabilitation. The three-day ride, which begins July 7, will begin at Cheltenham before concluding at Newmarket. The 25-year-old hopes to raise £25,000 each for the Injured Jockeys Fund and the Matt Hampson Foundation. As part of his training for the event, Pritchard Webb was joined on a cycle around the Cotswolds Sunday afternoon by Harry Potter star James...

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McCoy Signs On To Support Pritchard Webb In Charity Cycle Challenge

Retired reinsman and 20-time champion jockey Sir AP McCoy is one of the names signed on to support paralysed former jockey Jacob Pritchard Webb in a three-day 140-mile charity cycling challenge on July 7-9. Pritchard Webb, who now works in racing media and the bloodstock industry, will hand bike ride between two Jockey Club racecourses--Cheltenham and Newmarket alongside other industry members. The aim is to raise £25,000 apiece for two charities that have supported him since his June 2020 fall in France--the Injured Jockeys Fund and the Matt Hampson Foundation....

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Champion NH Jockey Richard Johnson Retires

Richard Johnson, a four-time champion jockey over jumps, announced his retirement on Saturday. His final ride was a third-place finish aboard Brother Tedd (GB) (Kayf Tara {GB}) in the 5:25 at Newton Abbot. Johnson, who has over 3,800 winners, earned his first title in 2016 after 20-time champion jockey Sir AP McCoy retired. He retained his crown for three more seasons. Johnson was also runner-up to McCoy an additional 16 times in the jockeys' standings. Although he did not win the Grand National, he booted home two winners of the...

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