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CTFC Legends to take on an AP McCoy XI for Charity


17:15 18th April 2017

by CTFC Media

Raising moeny for the Injured Jockeys Fund

A team made up of Cheltenham Town legends are hosting an AP McCoy XI in a charity match at the LCI Rail Stadium on Wednesday night to help raise money for the Injured Jockeys Fund.

The game is taking place after a race meeting at the racecourse and will feature Cheltenham legends from the past including John Finnigan, Russ Milton, Steve Book, Neil Grayson, Grant McCann, the Duffs and many more.

Former Robins' boss John Ward will manage the legends as they take on a team made of jockeys, captained by 20-time Champion Jockey Sir Anthony "AP" McCoy. Lots of people from the racing world will be there and there team will include local rider Sam Twiston-Davies, Paddy Brennan, David Bass and even a guest appearance from club captain Aaron Downes. 

The majority of the profits made will go to The Injured Jockeys Fund with a small proportion going to The British Heart Foundation, in memory of former Cheltenham Town Vice-Chairman Colin Farmer.

Tickets for the match are just £5 for concessions and £10 for adults and are available online - buy yours HERE, they will also be available on the turnstiles. The main stand, paddock and Hazlewoods stand will be open on the night.
There will be live music prior to the game from the Mark Walby Band and local racing yards will be taking part in the Paddy Power penalty shoot-out at half-time. Richard Johnson, Tom Scudamore and Aiden Coleman will be supporting the evening so anyone hoping to meet them should come along.

Watch CTFC Legend and club Commercial Manager John Finnigan previewing the big game, on Robins TV here:

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