Old 6th Jul 2019, 15:45
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Steepclimb
 
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Originally Posted by SpringHeeledJack View Post
I met him a few times over the years at race meetings and he came across as 'normal', although anything but sartorially. He'd switch on and switch off as and when the cameras were on him, a professional. My father couldn't abide him, a pantomime clown he'd say! McCririck played a part, a character and in that world he was unique and he loved the horse racing world. I think that when he was canned it broke him and that was that.....RIP.
Watching the racing coverage today many who knew him said the same thing. It was a performance on TV but was very much the pro and a team player off camera.
RIP
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