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McCoy heads betting to be Sports Personality of the Year

Leading bookmaker Coral has Tony McCoy as the 3-1 favourite to be the 2015 BBC Sports Personality of the Year ahead of his retirement from the saddle tomorrow at Sandown. The 2010 winner was 66-1 for the award in February, however, has been subject to a huge gamble since announcing this will be his last season as a jockey.

“Tony McCoy’s achievements in national hunt racing have been nothing short of extraordinary. Punters and bookmakers will give him a big send off in his final day in the saddle, but there looks to be one more punt on the Champion Jockey as he has been subject to a huge gamble to be the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2015,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**2015 BBC Sports Personality of the Year

3-1 Tony McCoy, 9-2 Lewis Hamilton, 7-1 Andy Murray, 9-1 Rory McIlroy, 10-1 Katrina Johnson-Thompson, 12 Ronnie O’Sullivan, 14 Jessica Ennis-Hill, 20 Bar

ENDS

Further contact information:

John Hill 07889 645520