Look who”s celebrating again… United boss Ferguson sees his horse win at Doncaster
Hasn”t he won enough
They say Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is never satisfied, and as he approaches his 70th birthday it seems football victories alone aren”t enough for the Scot.
All smiles: Sir Alex Ferguson congratulates jockey Daryl Jacob after Harry The Viking claimed victory at Doncaster
Fresh from seeing United move level with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, Ferguson was at Doncaster on Thursday afternoon to see his horse Harry The Viking claim victory.
The horse, ridden by Daryl Jacob, won the Lynn Higgins 60th Birthday Novices Ltd Handicap.
Victory: Harry The Viking jumps the final fence in front at Doncaster
Ferguson will feel it”s already been a happy festive season, with impressive victories for his United team at QPR and Fulham followed by a 5-0 win over Wigan on Boxing Day.
The Scot will now be preparing for United”s final game of 2011 on Saturday, a home clash with Blackburn, which falls on his birthday.
Look who”s talking… Ferguson speaks on the phone after his horse Harry The Viking won at Doncaster
It”s only been a couple of months since Ferguson celebrated 25 years as United boss, with the North Stand at Old Trafford renamed in his honour.
And as he reaches a new landmark, his sporting appetite seemingly remains as strong as ever.