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Oisin Murphy named new Sky Sports Racing pundit

Sky Sports Racing has announced champion jockey Oisin Murphy will be featured as a special guest pundit, as part of the broadcaster's coverage of Royal Ascot 2022.

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Murphy, who was the leading jockey at Royal Ascot 2021 and who is currently a retained rider for Qatar Racing, will join the Sky Sports Racing team, aiming to use his knowledge and experience to provide expert insight and analysis.

Murphy will take part in preview shows and in a course walk that will be broadcast in the run-up to the main event, and will feature on live afternoon coverage of the five-day meeting.

Alex Hammond will present coverage for all five days and will be joined by a star-studded roster of pundits including Kevin Blake, Freddy Tylicki and Seb Sanders.

Head of Racing at Sky Sports Racing, Rob Dakin, said of the announcement: “We are absolutely delighted to have both Oisin Murphy and Kevin Blake on board as part of our coverage for Royal Ascot on Sky Sports Racing.

"The pair will join an exceptional presenter team, led by Alex Hammond, and will offer invaluable insight and opinion on all the big talking points throughout the week.”

Sky Sports Racing will debut a new studio for Royal Ascot 2022 and will feature innovative technology such as the analysis tool SkyPad, as well as Hi-Motion cameras to enhance the viewing experience.

The broadcaster will cover 38 hours of live footage from the track, with US viewers able to tune in via NBC with presenter Britney Eurton.

Online coverage will be presented through a dedicated website and will feature exclusive blogs from Hollie Doyle, stable tours and expert tips.

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