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AP McCoy

I’ve hardly mentioned racing since the flat season ended; at the moment there’s little to no racing to mention anyway.

I can’t let today go though without saying I hope AP wins the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in an hour or so.

I don’t want to diss other sportspeople, but can you put a golfer or a darts player in the same division as this Iron Man who has ridden over a 3000 winners, raced the equivalent of one and quarter times around the world, taken nigh on a thousand falls, gets up when we are all still asleep and travels the length and the breadth of the country to ride horses. All on a diet of a celery stick, hard runs and sweating to keep about a stone and a half under his natural weight. An inventory of his broken bones would include: a middle and lower vertebrae, both shoulder blades, ribs, an ankle, cheekbones, a wrist, a leg and chipped teeth.

To me it’s not in the same ball-park of achievement.

He’s going to win, it’s Written in the Stars.

As much as

I have loved Tinie Tempah and Plan B this year (and I have) I have to admit this is probably one of my definitive feelgood tunes for 2010.

My other is even more shaming.

*If I had have had the proofreading gig the lyrics might have come up a bit different…

Say hello to Uncle Fester

I really like this track. There’s some honesty in them there lyrics:

Now I drive pass the bus I used to run for

I’ll leave her in the club; I’ll never ever walk her home

DJ won’t you give me one more track

Pass Out