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Racing from Ascot

2009

09/05/2009

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Three races from Ascot with the Victoria Cup as the feature event. Plus two races from Haydock, including the 75,000 pound Swinton Handicap Hurdle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ian Bartlett
Presenter:
Willie Carson
Presenter:
Dan Walker
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Darren Owen

Racing from Aintree

2012

12/04/2012

Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The countdown to the Grand National begins with the first of three days of coverage from the famous Aintree race course. Five races feature, including the Liverpool Hurdle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
Richard Pitman
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Darren Owen
Executive Producer:
David Tippett

Racing from Aintree

2012

13/04/2012

Duration: 2 hours, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Day two of the Grand National meeting and it is Ladies' Day. Two Grade 1 races feature on the card - the Melling Chase and the Sefton Novices' Hurdle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
Richard Pitman
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Darren Owen
Executive Producer:
David Tippett

Duration: 4 hours, 10 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Clare Balding presents coverage of the most famous horse race in the world, over a course which includes such renowned landmarks as Becher's Brook, the Canal Turn and the Chair. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Participant:
Richard Pitman
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Darren Owen

The Grand National

2012 Highlights

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Highlights of the 165th running of one of the most famous horse races in the world. Rishi Persad presents from Aintree. He is joined by Mick Fitzgerald and Richard Dunwoody. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Darren Owen
Executive Producer:
David Tippett

The Derby

2011

04/06/2011

Duration: 2 hours, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Clare Balding and Willie Carson host coverage of the world's greatest flat race, the Investec Derby, from Epsom, with Rishi Persad, Sonali Shah, Ian Bartlett and Mick Fitzgerald. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Willie Carson
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Sonali Shah
Participant:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire

Racing from Ascot

2011

The King George

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Clare Balding and Willie Carson present the The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes from Ascot, as some of the world's best horses and jockeys gather for this famous race. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Presenter:
Willie Carson
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Ian Bartlett
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath

Racing from Ascot

2011

Champions Day, Part 2

Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Clare Balding presents continued coverage from Ascot of the most valuable day's horse racing ever staged in the UK, with Willie Carson, Rishi Persad, Ian Bartlett and John Parrott. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Presenter:
Willie Carson
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Ian Bartlett
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath

Racing from Ascot

2011

Champions Day, Part 1

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Clare Balding presents coverage of the most valuable day's horse racing ever staged in the UK. The day starts with the Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Ian Bartlett
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath

Racing from Chepstow

2011

27/12/2011

Duration: 2 hours, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

One of four races being covered, the Welsh National is the highlight of the Welsh racing calendar and one of the most prestigious races of the National Hunt season. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Presenter:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Executive Producer:
David Tippett

Racing from Ascot

2010

25/09/2010

Duration: 2 hours, 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Clare Balding presents five races from Ascot, including the one-mile Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at 4.15pm. With Willie Carson, Rishi Persad and commentary by Jim McGrath. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Willie Carson
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire

Racing from Aintree

2010

21/11/2010

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Clare Balding and Rishi Persad present coverage of the Becher Chase at Aintree. With expert analysis from Mick Fitzgerald and race commentary from Jim McGrath. Show more

Racing from Aintree

2009

Grand National

Duration: 4 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South EastLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Clare Balding presents live coverage of the greatest steeplechase in the world, the John Smith's Grand National from Aintree. Expert analysis comes from Norman Williamson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Dan Walker
Participant:
Richard Pitman
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Darren Owen

Racing from Aintree

2009

02/04/2009

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Clare Balding and Rishi Persad are at Aintree on the opening day of the Grand National meeting. Norman Williamson, Richard Dunwoody and Mick Fitzgerald provide expert analysis. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Presenter:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Darren Owen

Racing from Aintree

2009

03/04/2009

Duration: 2 hours, 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Clare Balding and Rishi Persad present five races from Aintree on day two of the John Smith's Grand National meeting. The highlight is the 200,000 pounds Melling Chase at 3.10 pm. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Presenter:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Darren Owen

Racing from Aintree

2009

22/11/2009

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Clare Balding presents three races from Aintree, including the totesport.com Becher Chase over the fearsome Grand National fences. With Rishi Persad and Mick Fitzgerald. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett

Duration: 4 hours

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Clare Balding at Aintree presents the world's greatest horse race, The John Smith's Grand National. With commentary from Jim McGrath, Ian Bartlett and Darren Owen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
Richard Pitman
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Darren Owen

Racing from Aintree

2010

08/04/2010

Duration: 2 hours, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

The countdown to the Grand National begins with Clare Balding at Aintree for the first of three days racing. Race commentary from Jim McGrath, Ian Bartlett and Darren Owen. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clare Balding
Participant:
Rishi Persad
Participant:
Richard Dunwoody
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Participant:
Richard Pitman
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Commentator:
Ian Bartlett
Commentator:
Darren Owen

Racing from Ascot

2009

Shergar Cup

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & Lincs

Rishi Persad and Willie Carson present the six races of this team event. Three jockeys from each of Great Britain, Ireland, Europe and the Rest of the World compete for points. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rishi Persad
Presenter:
Willie Carson
Participant:
Ian Bartlett
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire

Racing from Ascot

2009

Shergar Cup

Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Rishi Persad and Willie Carson present the final four races of the Shergar Cup from Ascot which take place at 2.20pm, 2.55pm, 3.30pm and 4.05pm.

Contributors

Presenter:
Rishi Persad
Presenter:
Willie Carson
Participant:
Ian Bartlett
Participant:
Mick Fitzgerald
Commentator:
Jim McGrath
Participant:
John Parrott
Participant:
Gary Wiltshire