Just because retired steeplechase jockey AP McCoy isn't chasing win records anymore doesn't mean he's stepped away from the jumps racing scene. An inconspicuous point-to-point winner in England marked a new phase in McCoy's new career, according to The Racing Post.
Hudson Yard, who won at the Chaddesley Corbett point-to-point at Worcestershire for trainer Ciaran O'Brien, comes from the pre-training yard run by McCoy. The facility, which has about 20 horses, specializes in yearlings and horses taking time off from full race training.
McCoy downplayed his involvement in the horse's development, but did say he's been hands-on in the yard, exercising horses and even mucking out 20 stalls on Christmas Day.
McCoy, one of the most successful steeplechase riders in British history, retired four years ago.
Read more at The Racing Post
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