Matthew Bowes is unseated by Waydownsouth during the Martinstown Opportunity Series Final Handicap Hurdle at Punchestown. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA. Matthew Bowes is unseated by Waydownsouth during the Martinstown Opportunity Series Final Handicap Hurdle at Punchestown. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA.

Bryan Cooper has the enviable pick of Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud team but found out again that choice has its minuses too when Paul Carberr(...)

Paul Townend and  Killultagh Vic clear the last on the way to winning the  Grade One Novice Hurdle at Punchestown. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Don Cossack looked every inch a future Cheltenham Gold Cup contender as he clinched the final success of a tremendous season in the Punchestown Gol(...)

Tony McCoy with Ruby Walsh and Andrew Thornton with AP McCoy after the bet365 Handicap Hurdle at Sandown. Photo: David Davies/PA

Tony McCoy thanked the racing public for making the last two months of his career the most memorable of all as their appreciation helped him cope with(...)

Tony McCoy is overcome with emotion after coming third on Box Office at Sandown Park Racecourse in  the final race of his career. Photograph:  Sean Dempsey/AFP/Getty Images

A quick last story about Tony McCoy as he tumbles headlong into a future of timing himself to see how quick he can get to the shops and back. The 2001(...)

An emotional Tony McCoy on Box Office is led in by his agent Dave Roberts after finishing third in  the bet365 Handicap Hurdle at  Sandown, the final race of his career. Photo:  David Davies/PA Wire

Tony McCoy had to settle for third aboard Box Office on the final ride of his career in the bet365 Handicap Hurdle at Sandown. The crowds cheer(...)

Tony McCoy found it hard to stay motivated when his 300 wins target was no longer a reality. Photo: David Davies/PA

“It’s a terrible way of describing it but I’ve been like a drug addict this week,” Tony McCoy says on a quiet morning at home. In a beautiful house on(...)

Tony McCoy’s last race will be on Box Office on his final day of action at Sandown on Saturday. Photo: David Davies/PA

Tony McCoy has been booked for only two rides on his final day of action at Sandown on Saturday and appears set to make his last appearance in the sad(...)

Tributes have been flooding in for jockey Tony McCoy ahead of his final race including from former mentor Jim Bolger. Photo: David Davies/PA

Jim Bolger, the man credited with instilling the winning mentality into Tony McCoy as a teenager, insists the retiring champion always had the desire (...)

AP McCoy, pictured here at Ayr last weekend, will partner four-year-old Box Office in his final race at Sandown. Photograph: Getty

Tony McCoy’s final ride is looking almost certain to be aboard Box Office in the Bet365 Handicap Hurdle, the last race on the card at Sandown on Satur(...)

Sandown Park is expecting an 18,000 sell-out crowd for Tony McCoy’s final day of racing on Saturday. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/ Getty Images

Racing fans eager to see the final rides of Tony McCoy’s record-breaking career at Sandown Park on Saturday will need to book tickets in advance or ri(...)