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Brian Gleeson: Biography and Images

Brian Gleeson is a pundit on ITV’s horse racing coverage

He is one of Irish racing’s most well-known faces, he has entertained and informed racing fans all over Ireland and the U.K. through his work for RTE, TV3 and the BBC.

Radio listeners are familiar with his distinctive tones through his regular racing reports for local and national stations.

Francesca Cumani – born in 1983 – is a presenter of ITV’s Horse Racing coverage. She grew up in the Newmarket stables of her Derby-winning father, Luca, and rode in races as an amateur. Having studied languages at university, she got an unexpected entry into…

Victoria Louise Pendleton, CBE – born 24 September 1980 – is a British jockey and former track cyclist. Pendleton represented Great Britain and England in international competition, winning nine world titles including a record six in the individual sprint competition, dominating the event between 2005…

Richard Hoiles – born 7th February 1966 – is a horse racing commentator for ITV. A qualified accountant by profession Richard got his first broadcast role commentating on racecourses in 1992. Richard has worked extensively overseas including a two year contract for the Hong Kong…

Oli Bell is a horse racing presenter for ITV. He spent two years in Sydney where he fronted the International racing coverage on Sky Australia. He started his media career in radio covering a variety of racing and sporting events and moved into television with…

Matt Chapman is a horse racing pundit for ITV Sport. He was born Guildford and is also a correspondent with ‘At The Races’. He spent eight years as a journalist on the Racing Post and four years with the Racing Channel. Matt became fascinated by…

John Brough Scott, MBE – born 12 December 1942 – is a British horse racing journalist, radio and television presenter, and former jockey. He is also the grandson and biographer of the noted Great War soldier “Galloper Jack” Seely. His riding career saw him ride…