It’s as if he’s won though
He had Box Office, fittingly trained and owned by McCoy’s longtime pals Jonjo O’Neill and JP McManus, held up towards the inner early on, but they made progress three out and looked to be going well.
McCoy got after his mount though and was fourth jumping the second-last hurdle. The four-year-old, however, failed to pick up for the ending so many wanted.
The reception McCoy’s getting from the crowd is just like he’s won though.
Brother Ted won the race under Richard Johnson, perennial runner-up to McCoy in the jockeys' championship.