MANCHESTER, England, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Betfred boss Fred Done has paid tribute to AP McCoy after the jump jockey reached a record breaking 4000 winners this afternoon.
The eighteen time champion jockey reached this milestone on board Mountain Tunes in the 3.10 at Towcester.
Fred Done said,
"It is a remarkable achievement which will never be repeated, today we have witnessed history. I count myself very lucky to call AP a friend and I have found out over the years just how determined and dedicated this incredible guy is. He is a fantastic ambassador for our sport. My congratulations go to a true sporting legend."
Meanwhile Betfred believe McCoy will continue riding winners and he's 7/4 to reach 4500, and 8/1 to ride 5000 winners in his career.
AP McCoy Specials
7/4 - To ride 4,500 winners
8/1 - To ride 5,000 winners
10/1 - To ride 2014 Grand National winner
10/1 - To ride 2014 Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup winner
5/1 - To be Knighted in his lifetime
25/1 - To retire before 40th Birthday (4/5/2014)
Fred's tribute to AP McCoy can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ru7vCgVTKQ