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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.

The 2017 Randox Health Grand National will take place later today with live coverage on ITV. Ed Chamberlin presents live coverage from Aintree of the prestigious Steeple Chase, as the jockeys look to emulate David Mullins, who rode Rule the World to victory last year….

The 2017 Grand National Festival takes place this week (6-8th April) from the Aintree Racecourse in Merseyside. ITV will have live coverage of all three days including the Grand National itself, when 40 runners will jump the 30 famous fences including iconic obstacles like Becher’s…

The 2017 Cheltenham Festival will take place this week (14-18th March) with live TV coverage on ITV. The coverage marks the first time ITV has screened live racing from the Cheltenham Festival and features 20 hours of live footage, taking in five races per day….

Horse racing returns to ITV for the first time since 1985 today as Ed Chamberlin and Oli Bell present live coverage of races from Cheltenham and Musselburgh. The coverage marks racing’s return to ITV for the first time in 32 years, kick-starting a new four-year…

The fifth and final day of Royal Ascot 2016 takes place today with live TV coverage on Channel 4 and More4. Today’s coverage starts at 9am with a closing Royal Ascot Morning Line. The Royal Meeting will begin at 1:30pm on More 4, moving across…

Day 4 of Royal Ascot 2016 takes place today with live coverage on Channel 4. Clare Balding and Nick Luck present live coverage of the five-day festival, with the Coronation Stakes being today’s featured race. 2.30 Albany Stakes (Fillies’ Group 3) 6f; 3.05 King Edward…

Day three of Royal Ascot 2016 takes place this afternoon with live coverage on Channel 4. Clare Balding and Nick Luck present live coverage of the five-day festival, with the Gold Cup being today’s featured race. First ran in 1807, the Gold Cup is the…

Day two of Royal Ascot 2016 takes place this afternoon with live coverage on Channel 4. Clare Balding and Nick Luck present live coverage of the five-day festival Live coverage starts at 1.40pm on Channel 4 and Channel 4 HD. The Morning Line is on…

Royal Ascot 2016 takes place this week (June 14-18) and Channel 4 will be live across the five-day Royal Meeting with 30 hours dedicated to the sport including daily Morning Line programmes, a red button service and highlights. All 30 Royal Ascot races will be…

The 2016 Crabbie’s Grand National will take place today – live on Channel 4. Clare Balding will front the day’s coverage alongside Nick Luck and, for the first time, Sir Anthony McCoy. They will be joined by Mick Fitzgerald and Alice Plunkett; with Emma Spencer,…