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Sir A P McCoy A Sporting Legend

Sir A P McCoy A Sporting Legend

by The Finite Press |  18 Jan 2018

The “Ultra Deluxe” is limited to a total of only 192 numbered copies Worldwide, each personally signed by A P McCoy OBE.

"Sir AP McCoy - A Sporting Legend" is the ultimate celebration of the extraordinary career of this amazing sportsman, from his first winner in Ireland on the flat in1992 through to his final ride, ironically again on the flat in "The Leger Legends Stakes." 

Close friend and former jockey, Mick Fitzgerald is writing and compiling the book in collaboration with author Sean Magee, who has written many horseracing books, including " Lester's Derbys" and "Arkle.

This beautifully crafted sumo sized book of over 300 pages is case bound in fantastic Milano leather. It outlines the professional·and personal stages in AP's career, with anecdotes from family, friends, trainers, owners, fellow jockeys, doctors and medical staff who treated his many injuries - facsimile x-ray plates and medical records are included with the Ultra Deluxe editions.

Packed with photographs, many of which have never been published before, as well as a specially commissioned photo shoot of AP at work. There is a section of exclusive personal pictures which have been selected by Chanelle McCoy as well as a section of pictures A P has taken on his mobile phone over the years!

A separate Milano leather case bound book, for the first time details a complete record of the name of all of his 4,358 winning rides including: the name of the racecourse, the trainer, the owner and of course the race name itself.  This covers all winning rides Under Rules in the UK and Ireland, and our thanks to Wetherbys and Irishracing.com for providing the information.

A beautiful archive quality print limited edition of only 192 taken from the signed original of a specially commissioned painting of AP winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup on "Synchronised", by renowned equine artist Joanna Stribbling, individually numbered is included with this ultimate collectors piece.

All this is Presented in a beautiful hardwood box lined in silk and containing a leather satchel to protect your delightful book. 

For more information and to order your copy: http://www.thefinitepress.co.uk/list.php?p=Horse%20Racing

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