Who needs Bond? Sandown Park has AP McCoy!
PUBLISHED: 13:17 09 November 2012 | UPDATED: 22:18 20 February 2013
Horseracing's very own James Bond, aka AP McCoy, will be arriving at Sandown Park, Esher, in true 007 style tomorrow by travelling to the racecourse in a helicopter.
Horseracings very own James Bond, aka AP McCoy, will be arriving at Sandown Park, Esher, in true 007 style tomorrow by travelling to the racecourse in a helicopter.
The 17 times Champion jockey, is planning on riding in the first two races at Wincanton before making a quick dash via the air to Sandown Park in time to ride in the in The Get Straight to Bet @bluesq.com Handicap Hurdle at 3pm.
McCoy, who is Sandown Parks 2012/13 jumps season ambassador, last week obtained 20 stitches and two broken teeth from being kicked by a horse at Weatherby.
However, after a short visit to A&E, the 2010 BBC Sports Personality of the Year was back in action the following day at Ascot.
McCoy rides in three races at Sandown Park tomorrow, including The Hampton Court Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race in which he rides a horse called Your Teepee or Mine, owned by The Happy Campers.
There are seven races on the card during the James Bond themed Gentlemans Day, with two races being named in support of Movember - the campaign to raise awareness and funds for mens health, specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer.
A giant moustache has been painted in the middle of the parade ring and a special Mo-bro race will take place up the final straight at 2:40pm, with strict race conditions for people with freshly grown moustaches only.