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Nick Luck To Head Grand National Coverage

Ending months of speculation as to who was going to replace Claire Balding for Channel 4's coverage of the Grand National 2015, the broadcasters have announced today that it will be Nick Luck who gets the job. There was plenty of debate…

McCririck Loses Legal Action

Racing pundit John McCririck has lost his case for age discrimination against IMG Media and Channel 4. Judge Alison Lewzey who heard the arguments for and against the case eventually ruled in favour of C4 and IMG Media who together produce…

Channel Four Relishes Grand National Challenge

It seems that Channel Four (C4) executives are relishing the challenge of broadcasting the Grand National. On January 1st C4 will become the sole terrestrial broadcaster of horse racing in the United Kingdom. C4 will be providing coverage from…

Channel 4 Reveal 2013 Grand National Plans

It's all change for the Grand National. First the move to Channel 4, the trialling of new fences and then the announcement that John Smiths was to end their sponsorship. So with so much going on, Channel 4 have decided to let the public in on…

Clare Balding Brings New Fans To Racing

With Channels 4’s announcement that she is going to be the new face of their horse racing coverage and her recent marker-wielding coverage of the Olympics and Paralympics, it looks as if Clare Balding is all set to become the nation’s latest…

Clare Balding Moves To Channel 4

With the BBC recently foregoing it's rights to air horse racing, including the annual renewal of the Aintree Grand National, and the subsequent news that Channel 4 had won the right to televise it instead, many questioned whether or not the…