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Devon Loch on Kicked Off

Devon Loch Grand National 1956

There can be fewer stranger stories in sport than the 1956 Grand National. Devon Loch, owned by the Queen Mother, ridden by Dick Francis, the jockey turned novelist, jumped superbly around the 36 fence course to lead by a length and a half in the

A.P.McCoy on Kicked Off

A.P.McCoy: the Champion of Champions

Which other sports star comes close to rivalling, the now retired, A.P. McCoy as the Champion of Champions? He has been at the very top of his sport, Champion jockey for twenty consecutive years. 20. However you write it, it is extra-ordinary. We are not talking