AP McCoy claimed the 4,000th victory of his career after winning on the second of two rides at Towcester on Thursday.

The 18-time champion reached the unprecedented milestone on Mountain Tunes in the 15:10 GMT race.

Richard Johnson (current jockey): 2,567

Ruby Walsh (current jockey): 2,220

Richard Dunwoody: 1,874

Peter Scudamore: 1,692

McCoy finished fifth on Church Field in the 14:10 GMT handicap hurdles.

His 3,999th win came at Chepstow on Wednesday after switching to Jonjo O'Neill's-trained Minella For Steak when original ride Mission Complete was declared a non-runner.

He also missed out on victory with his other ride at Chepstow - finishing fifth on El Macca in the opening race.

Doubles on three consecutive days took him to 3,998 wins following Monday's meeting at Kempton - but he drew a blank from three rides at Exeter on Tuesday.

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