Thursday, 23 December 2010

CONGRATULATIONS TO ANTHONY PETER (AP) McCOY WHO WON THE SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD 2010 LAST SUNDAY DECEMBER 19TH.




SINCE 1954 WHEN THIS YEARLY AWARD FIRST BEGAN,
NO JUMP JOCKEY HAS EVER WON IT.

McCOY, bloodhorse literate, champion jockey 15 times. And winner of the Grand National at Aintree this year partnering DON’T PUSH IT trainer Jonjo O’Neill for JP McManus. The making of a legend.



The final vote scores:

1st Tony McCoy 293,152 (Percentage of votes 41.98%)  A DECISIVE WINNER

2nd Phil Taylor      72,095

3rd Jessica Ennis   62,953

4th Lee Westwood 58,640

5th Graeme McDowall 52,108

6th Tom Daley 50,763

7th Mark Cavendish 44,170

8th Amy Williams 43,056

9th Graeme Swann 13,767

10th David Haye 7,538





Graham Green Reports for the Racing Post. (20.12.2010)
Headlines:
FANTASTIC!

"Racing rejoices as McCoy wins BBC Sports Personality."

"McCoy honoured as public recognises his achievements."


Racing Post Comment “A nation speaks as champ proves worthy winner.”

Jon Lees Reports for the Racing Post. (21.12.2010)
Headlines as AP responds:

AP ‘I’m going to work even harder now, it’s satisfying to get public recognition.”
says grateful McCoy.


James Willoughby for the Racing Post, looks at the wider implications of Sunday nights’s victory for the sport. “Celebrity assured but benefits for racing harder to quantify.”




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