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push it

Be overly insistent or forward, as in I promise to think over your proposal, but don't push it. This idiom uses push in the sense of "force some activity or issue." [First half of 1800s]
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Unforgettably, McCoy did win it - after 14 failures - in 2010 aboard Don't Push It, trained like Shutthefrontdoor by Jonjo O'Neill, the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner who defied cancer to reach the top as a trainer.
LAST year Tony McCoy had ended his long wait for John Smith's National glory aboard Don't Push It.
HE may have provided Tony Mc-Coy with his 'greatest day in racing' but the champion jockey would happily give up the ride on Don't Push It in this year's John Smith's Grand National.
McCoy said: "I've won the English, Irish and now Welsh Nationals for Jonjo and JP, so that's very special and something I'll cherish" The pounds 80,000 prize, carried over from Christmas, will not earn the multiple champion jockey the same widespread recognition as his triumph aboard Don't Push It at Aintree last year.
The pounds 80,000 prize, carried over from Christmas, will not earn the champion jockey the same widespread recognition as his triumph aboard Don't Push It at Aintree last year.
The result was the best in many years for racing fans as McCoy won the blue riband race at the 15th time of trying on Don't Push It.
He feels a little concerned there's still some discomfort there, and doesn't want to push it and we concur,'' Jackson said.
After 14 previous failed attempts the Northern Irishman finally landed the Aintree marathon, when the Jonjo O'Neill-trained Don't Push It powered to victory by five lengths from Black Apalachi.
The 14-times champion jockey was overcome after guiding 10-1 joint favourite Don't Push It to an incredible five-length victory over Black Apalachi.
THERE will be no easing off for champion Tony McCoy despite still celebrating his first John Smith's Grand National success aboard Don't Push It.
When you have guys that can shoot, you want to push it and get it up there, and get easier open looks.
And most famously ending his John Smith's Grand National hoodoo at the 15th attempt on Don't Push It at Aintree last April leading to him being voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year last month.
GOAL: Tony McCoy after winning the Grand National on Don't Push It
Twelve months ago AP slew the dragon of past disappointment when scoring an emotional and redemptive victory on Don't Push It, who was a day-of-race springer in the market, tumbling down through all rates to be sent off 10-1 joint-favourite having been twice that price in the morning.
DON'T PUSH IT, a wellbacked 7-2 favourite with the sponsor for tomorrow's Paddy Power Gold Cup, will miss the race.