McCoy wins Grand National in 15th attempt

Jockey Tony McCoy has won his first Grand National steeplechase

in his 15th try, guiding 10-1 joint favorite Don’t Push It past

Black Apalachi down the straight for a five-length victory.

State Of Play went one better than last year by finishing third

in the grueling 4 1/2-mile, 30-fence race at Aintree Racecourse in

Liverpool, England, on Saturday.

McCoy was “delighted” to finally win the race and plug a gap

in a career that includes finishing 14 years as Britain’s top

rider.

Joint favorite Big Fella Thanks was fourth with jockey Barry

Geraghty on board because Ruby Walsh was hurt in an earlier

race.

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