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McCoy Smashes 55-Year Riding Record in Britain

Tony McCoy, 27, has broken possibly Britain's greatest racing record of them all: Sir Gordon Richards seasonal tally of 269 winners, achieved in 1947. After a week of frustration during which he edged toward the record at a snail's pace, McCoy passed the landmark with a three-win afternoon at Warwick on April 2.

McCoy Sets British Jump Riding Record

Tony McCoy beat Gordon Richards' all-time record 269 winners in a season on Tuesday when he guided Shepherds Rest and Valfonic to victory in back to back races at Warwick.

McCoy Sets British Jump Riding Record

Tony McCoy beat Gordon Richards' all-time record 269 winners in a season on Tuesday when he guided Shepherds Rest and Valfonic to victory in back to back races at Warwick.

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