When coming out For Cancer Trials Ireland at the Curragh at the Pat Smullen Champions Race, sir Anthony McCoy rolled back.

The champion jumps gave a classic functionality on the Sheila Lavery-trained four-year-old to beat eight other jockeys from codes in the charity race that has received backing that was enormous.
McCoy had his mount in the prime place from the start of the contest and soon had Quizical into a rhythm and travelling.
Despite top-weight, the 11-4 favourite galloped to conquer Aussie Valentine – ridden by the good buddy and rival Ruby Walsh of McCoy – with a half and a period . Johnny Murtagh steered Red Striker into third location.
McCoy – that performed a Frankie Dettori-style flying dismount afterwards – said:”I’m pleased to be here now racing for a wonderful cause.
“We can be very proud of horse racing in general in Ireland. The stable staff, racegoers, owners, trainers – everybody has given so much assistance to the awesome person that Pat Smullen is.
“Pat is really a special person and a excellent friend to all. Unfortunately it is tough and gloomy circumstances what we are doing now, but it just shows you exactly what a fantastic game this is.”
He added:”I really always thought I was going to triumph! No, seriously, you want to compete against the best, which is what sport is all about, and these are the jockeys.
“I said I would never ride in a horse race ever again and I supposed it, but I am glad I did today. You would like to compete with the very best and that is what’s made this special.
“I got on the best horse and that is what counts”
Smullen’s fame helped create the star-studded cast for the race.
The former jockey of dermot Weld was forced into retirement after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and as he’s undergoing a second round of treatment, he was not able to ride himself.
Clearly moved by the occasion, Smullen said:”I’m very happy for Sheila and John Lavery who own the horse. John was made up when he made AP to find this result is what everybody wanted and to ride the horse. It is absolutely amazing. I’m overcome.
“This is not about me. This is and we’re out to raise a good deal of money and create a difference and give people assurance, as it does me.
“What a privilege to be involved in what’s a wonderful business”
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