VIDEO: Richard Johnson – The Man In The Arena

It takes a lot of hard work, dedication and skill to become Champion Jockey. Despite possessing all three in abundance, Richard Johnson has had to wait for his first crown.

Sixteen times a runner-up in the pursuit of his ultimate dream, Dickie’s fiercest rival and friend Sir Anthony McCoy tells us what it takes to win the prestigious title.

Patience has been the key for Johnson, and now he will be rewarded.

The Man In The Arena is finally champion.

Footage courtesy of Racing UK.