Champion Jockey

Inspirational lessons from a natural born winner

  • Make winning a habit
  • Overcome fear of failure
  • Strive to be the best

When it comes to the dedicated pursuit of victory there are few bigger legends than Sir Anthony McCoy OBE, known simply as AP.  As the greatest jump jockey of all time he dominated jump racing for over two decades, ending his phenomenal career in 2015 as Champion Jockey for the 20th consecutive year. He has broken and set records we will not see surpassed in our lifetime.

AP has more than 4,300 winners to his name, he suffered broken bones more than 700 times and has ridden the equivalent of 1.7 times around the world.

At this event AP McCoy will explore the parallels between sport and business through stories from the saddle, his addiction to winning, his fear of failure and his drive, determination & motivation to be the best at all times.

AP McCoy

Sir Anthony McCoy OBE is one of the world’s highest profile sporting personalities. He recorded 4357 wins, including the 2010 Grand National, the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase & King George VI Chase. Sir Anthony remained at the top of his sport for 1040 weeks –  longer than any other sporting talent.  AP is the only sportsman of his kind to have been awarded ‘BBC Sports Personality of the Year’ (2010), the ‘BBC Sports Personality Lifetime Achievement Award’ (2015) & ‘BT’s Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award’ (2015).  He is also President of the Professional Jockey’s Association, President of the Injured Jockeys Fund, a Trustee for the Sir Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust, Patron of RoR, Patron of Alder Hey Hospital, Ambassador for Tiny Tickers and he has recently opened an AP Academy for injured jockeys.  His film “Being AP” was chosen to premiere at the Toronto Film Festival and was shown in over 200 cinemas in the UK and Ireland. AP is also author of 'Winner: My Racing Life'.