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The Jockey Club Jumps Awards

Recognising Jump Racing brilliance

friday 27 September 2019

 

In its third year, these awards celebrate the outstanding contribution to the sport, involving all Jockey Club Jumps Racecourses during the 2018/19 season.

 

Celebrating all that is great about jump racing, the awards are named The McCoys after Sir AP McCoy, the record-breaking 20-time champion Jump jockey who retired from race riding in April 2015. The awards reflect on the triumphs and the highlights of the season and appreciate every character in the sport. From the unwavering support of owners to the often unsung dedication of stable staff, The McCoys exist to recognise the individuals without whom this sport would not prosper as it does.

 

Be it horses, stable staff, trainers or owners, these awards seek to reflect and celebrate outstanding contributions to our sport across The Jockey Club racecourses during the 2018/19 season.

 

The McCoy Awards return on Friday 27 September 2019. 

Frequent Runner Championships

Aimed at rewarding trainers who run horses regulary at The Jockey Club racecourses in the South West region 

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AWARDS & SPONSORS 2018

Below are our winners from The McCoy Awards 2018

 

 

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Frequent Runner Award, Sponsored by Equitrek

 

The frequent runner championships are aimed at rewarding trainers who run horses regularly at The Jockey Club racecourses in The South West region. There are two categories with one for trainers who have more than 40 horses in training and one for trainers with 40 or below from totals registered in November. 

 

2018 winners:

Jeremy Scott (Less than 40)

Colin Tizzard (More than 40)

 

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Leading Owner, Sponsored by Bentley

 

Recognising two owners who are committed to running horses and winning at Jockey Club Racecourses during the season. Awarded to leading owner with four or more horses in training and leading owner with less than four horses in training.

 

2018 Winners:

JP McManus (Four or more)

John White & Anne Underhill (Three and less)

 

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Leading Trainer, Sponsored by Beach Independent

 

Recognising two trainers who run their horses at Jockey Club Racecourses during the season. Awarded to the leading trainer with 40 or more horses in training and the leading trainer with less than 40 horses in training.

 

2018 Winners:

Nick Williams (Less than 40)

Nicky Henderson (More than 40)

 

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Leading Jockey, Sponsored by Brewin Dolphin

 

A new era dawns for Jockeys as every title is sure to be hotly contested and eminently winnable. Points are awarded for wins at all Jockey Club Racecourses with three categories: Professional, Conditional and Amateur.

 

2018 Winners:

Harry Skelton (Professional)

James Bowen (Conditional)

Lorcan Williams (Amateur)

 

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Horses of the Season, Novice Hurdler & Hurdler, Sponsored by NAF

 

Recognising outstanding equine achievements across The Jockey Club. Points are awarded for wins at Jockey Club Racecourses for Novice Hurdler and Hurdler.

 

2018 Winners:

Apple's Shakira - John McManus (Novice Hurdler)

Starfoot - John Marriott (Hurdler)

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Horses of the Season, Novice Chaser & Chaser, Sponsored by UBS

 

Recognising outstanding equine achievements across The Jockey Club. Points are awarded for wins at Jockey Club Racecourses for Novice Chaser and Chaser.

 

2018 Winner:

Cyrname - Johnny De La Hey (Novice Chaser)

Politologue - John Hales (Chaser)

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Judges Choice Award, Sponsored by WO Lewis

 

2018 Winner:

Tiger Roll 

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Pony Racing Achievement of the Season, Sponsored by Winner Events

 

2018 Winner:

Oakley Brown

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Racing Ride of the Season, Sponsored by Natural Green

 

2018 Winner:

Patrick Mullins 

 

 

Horse Performance of the Season

 

2018 Winner:

Native River

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Horse of the Season, Sponsored by Shloer

 

2018 Winner:

Might Bite

Stable Person of the Year, Sponsored by Racing Post

 

2018 Winner:

Kate Robinson

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Outstanding Contribution Award, Sponsored by Dodson & Horrell 

 

Recognising a horse, or person that has made an outstanding contribution to the Jump season. 

 

2018 Winner:

Andrew Thornton

For sponsorship at The McCoy Awards

please email: chloe.barnes@thejockeyclub.co.uk

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