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A Guide to Our Presenters

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Join our presenters Martin Kelly, Aly Vance and Hayley Moore as they're on hand to guide you through the day’s card with our raceday preview show featuring special guests and punters panel each day of the Festival, presented live in the parade ring.

Each raceday preview show will be followed by an electric entertainment performance, including Escala and Symphonic Ibiza.

Join us live in the Parade Ring on Wednesday & Thursday at 12:25. Then, Tuesday will start at the earlier time of 12.15pm and will include the RoR Parade, showcasing former equine stars of the track and Friday offering the extended Gold Cup Day Opening Ceremony between 12.25pm and 1.05pm

10.30am -12.25pm: Join our Raceday presenters as they reflect on the season so far and explore all that the Cheltenham Festival as to offer, bringing you behind the scenes

12.25pm – 12.54pm: The Preview Show – Martin, Aly and Hayley preview the days racing alongside racing greats and special guests. Giving valuable opinions and insights into the day ahead

12.50pm Punters Panel – hear from the bookies on the day's runners and their odds

12.55pm: Live performance in the Parade the opening moment taking place each day* 15 minutes before each race - Horses in the parade – See the horses parading in the parade ring approximately 15 minutes before each race. Your chance to see our equine athletes in the flesh and make your selections

10 minutes after each race – hear from the winning connections and enjoy their celebrations

5.50pm: Join Martin, Aly and Hayley for the daily round up, highlights and what there is to look forward to the next day


*On Tuesday The Preview Show will start at the earlier time of 12.15pm and will include the RoR Parade, showcasing former equine stars of the track

*On Friday the extended Gold Cup Day Opening Ceremony takes place between 12.25pm and 1.05pm

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Martin Kelly

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Martin has been part of our on-course presentation team for 10 years now, and combines the role with several other similar positions within the media.

After presenting in commercial radio through his teens and early 20s, he was accepted to the then BHA Graduate Scheme in 2003 and was given a placement with the Press Association.

He graduated to be their Chief Racing Correspondent during a six-year stint before turning his attentions back to broadcasting. He is a regular face on Sky Sports Racing, the on-course host at Ascot and has presented the The Derby Festival for many years, in addition to roles with the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia and the Dubai Racing Club.

Aly Vance

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An acclaimed and versatile sports journalist, Aly Vance has over 10 years presenting experience, with broadcasters including CNN International, BBC, Sky Sports, Channel 4 and Olympic News Channel.

After graduating from Oxford University, she represented Great Britain in Modern Pentathlon and was part of the GB Olympic training squad in the build-up to Beijing in 2008.

Following this, she joined BBC Wales TV and Radio which led her to work for BBC 5live and BBC News as a sports news presenter. In 2015 she moved to CNN to host two programmes for the channel, on horse racing and equestrian.
Aly can also be seen presenting for the Bahrain Turf Club, Ascot racecourse, the FEI & Tattersalls.

Hayley Moore

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Hayley is a highly respected presenter on Sky Sports Racing.
The ultimate horsewomen, Hayley grew up in racing and is from the famous Moore dynasty which include her grandfather Charlie Moore, father Gary and brothers, Ryan, Jamie and Josh. She rides out at Cisswold Racing Stables, the base of her father Gary who is one of the best dual-purpose trainers in the country.

As an amateur Hayley rode over the flat and jump competing in the Fegentri World Championship and winning Longines Handicap Stakes two years in a row for lady amateurs at Ascot. She began a professional broadcast career behind the camera as a production assistant on Satellite Information Services (The Racing Channel).

After winning a competition to find Britain’s first female commentator she ended up doing some on course presenting on At The Races, and went on to become a regular racing TV presenter and raceday announcer.

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