” When you give someone a commitment to ride their horse, you do it – unless, God forbid, something serious has happened. It would be laziness not to do it. “


” If you break your sternum or your ribs, you can still move. It’s going to hurt, but if you can cope with it, you’ll do it. “


” You only worry about your head or spinal column. Everything else, some way or another, will repair in time. “


” It’s not hard to motivate myself because once you get a taste for winning races, you simply don’t want to do anything else. You get a buzz from it. You want it every day. Only someone who has experienced winning can understand how good it feels. “


” You always get a buzz from winning. Winning is… everything. “


” In my opinion, the power of the mind in sport is vital. If you can overpower those physical risks mentally, you can get your body round it physically. I’ve made my body do things because of my mind that it shouldn’t have been able to do. “


” If you’ve got a regular feed of winners, you control your mind to do it. It becomes a must. If you didn’t have that regular flow of winning, whether you could get yourself to do that, I don’t know. It’s a lot easier when you know the next day you can win and you can win and win, it’s worth doing it. “


” A helmet is the most important part of any jockey’s kit because of the number of falls you take, so I wouldn’t want to be wearing anything on the track unless it had been thoroughly tested. “



All 8 Tony McCoy Quotes about You in picture


When you give someone a commitment to ride their horse, you do it - unless, God forbid, something serious has happened. It would be laziness not to do it.
If you break your sternum or your ribs, you can still move. It


You only worry about your head or spinal column. Everything else, some way or another, will repair in time.
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You always get a buzz from winning. Winning is... everything.
In my opinion, the power of the mind in sport is vital. If you can overpower those physical risks mentally, you can get your body round it physically. I
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A helmet is the most important part of any jockey
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