Sports stars hail record-breaking jockey McCoy

AP McCoy's fellow sportsmen took to Twitter to congratulate the jockey on his landmark 4,000th career win.

Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler, Irish golfer Shane Lowry and ex-England rugby union captain Matt Dawson were among those to pay tribute to the record-breaking rider also known as Tony McCoy:

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That's all well and good @ap_mccoy but 5 live rugby is now cancelled tonight to celebrate ur 4000 winner #anyotherday

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Jockey McCoy wins 4,000th race

Jockey AP McCoy has won his 4,000th race, riding Mountain Tunes to victory in the 1510 at Towcester.