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Racing TV (formerly Racing UK) is a British television channel with 34 racecourses as shareholders and fixtures from 61 racecourses broadcast live on its output. The station is dedicated to horse racing broadcasting over 70% of all live racing from Britain and Ireland, including nearly 90% of all Group and Graded races.
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Racing TV published this video item, entitled “What a moment! Mr Mole wins the 2015 Game Spirit Chase & AP McCoy promptly announces his retirement.” – below is their description.
The unforgettable occasion when AP McCoy announced his decision to retire – live on air with Rishi Persad just moments after riding Mr Mole to win the Betfair Price Rush Chase (known as the Game Spirit) at Newbury in 2015.
McCoy has been champion jockey in Britain every season since 1996 – his first year as a professional. He said he had come to his decision after speaking to his agent, Dave Roberts, and owner JP McManus, for whom he had ridden for the last 10 years.
Since riding his first winner in England at Exeter in September 1994 he had set records unlikely to ever be surpassed, riding a total of over 4,300 winners.
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