A.P. McCoy

Born in County Antrim in 1974, A.P. McCoy rode his first winner in 1992. In 1996 he was crowned champion jockey for the first time and he has won the jump jockeys' title ever since. He received an OBE in 2010, a year after riding his 3,000th winner, and was the first jockey to be named Sportsman of the Year at the British Sports Awards and first jockey to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. He lives with his wife Chanelle and daughter Eve in Berkshire.