McCoy wins at Taunton as race-goers flock to Christmas meeting

McCoy wins at Taunton as race-goers flock to Christmas meeting

The seven races on the card boasted a £55,000 prize pot.

Spectators watch on eagerly.

Jo and Martin Butt with Mo and Paul Furneaux.

First published in Taunton

THOUSANDS of race-goers capped off the year in style at Taunton Racecourse’s annual Christmas meeting yesterday (December 30).

Crowds packed the Orchard Portman stands for an afternoon of National Hunt action and our photographer snapped a few smiling faces on a rare dry day.

Star jockey and household name A P McCoy led Mischievous Milly to victory in the showpiece Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle.

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