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Clare Balding


Clare Balding is an award-winning broadcaster and writer. She became the face of the BBC’s racing coverage in 1998, and now works across a wide range of sports for television and radio. She has been a lead presenter for the Olympics, Paralympics, Winter Olympics, and Commonwealth Games. For more than twelve years, she has hiked across the countryside for the BBC Radio 4 series Ramblings.

Clare has presented Countryfile, Britain’s Hidden Heritage, Britain By Bike, Crufts, and Famous & Fearless, and has appeared on QI, Have I Got News for You, and Sport Relief. She has been voted RTS Sports Presenter of the Year and Racing Broadcaster of the Year.

She lives in West London with her partner Alice, their wayward Tibetan Terrier, Archie, and their cat, Itty. My Animals and Other Family is her first book.

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