Today it was revealed who the new Sky Sports Racing team would be made up of for when they start broadcasting on January 1st 2019.
The team will be made up of Alex Hammond, Luke Harvey, Matt Chapman, recently crowned broadcaster of the year Jason Weaver and Hayley Moore who have now officially been announced as the line up that will be presenting on the show.
At The Races will be updated and relaunched as this new Sky Sports Racing brand that will link in fully with other Sky Sports outlets like their football, F1, Golf and many more sports that Sky cover under the brand.
January 1st will be the first day of broadcasting for the new brand and they have now successfully took on Bangor, Ascot and Chester to its group of racecourses that they will have the rights to broadcast from.
Other additions to the channel come in the way of ex jockey Freddy Tylicki who will be giving his expert analysis from his days as a rider. Other leading names include Kevin Blake, Mick Fitzgerald, Josh Apiafi and Jamie Lynch who will be leaving his role at Time Form to join the new Sky Sports Channel.
Alex Hammond who is the normal racing presenter on Sky Sports News is looking forward to her new presenting role.
(Credit Racing Post) Hammond said: “It’s very exciting and horseracing is very much close to my heart. I have a great passion for the sport.
"I’ve been at Sky for 15 years and, while it’s emotional to leave Sky Sports News, I’m very much looking forward to the challenge ahead."
Sky will also have the ability to have full exclusivity at French racecourses, where there will be a presenter at every meeting that they televise.
(Credit Arena Racing Co)