Who is Ed Chamberlin, is he ITV's Cheltenham Festival presenter and does he still work with Sky Sports? | The Sun

BROADCASTING phenomenon Ed Chamberlin is the face of horse racing on ITV.

The English sports presenter was well known for the coverage of Monday Night Football on Sky Sports replacing Richard Keys.


However, Chamberlin decided to grasp at the opportunity to present horse racing in 2017. And he's been a staple of ITV's coverage since.

But who exactly is he and why did he switch from Sky Sports to ITV?

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Who is Ed Chamberlin and when did his career begin?

He was born on February 6, 1974, in Somerset – he is a Southampton FC fan and has a huge passion for horse racing.

Chamberlin first appeared on Sky Sports in 1999, working alongside Jeff Stelling on the a betting show called "The Full SP".

He then joined Sky Sports News and presented the Champions League and World Cup draws on a regular basis.

Before replacing Richard Keys as the main football presenter for Sky Sports – hosting Premier League football on Super Sunday and Monday Night Football, alongside Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher.

Why did he switch from Sky Sports to ITV?

Chamberlin switched to ITV when the channel took horse racing coverage off of Channel 4.

He joined the show in 2017 and on his move, he said: "I am absolutely thrilled to be joining ITV and to be given this great opportunity.

"These are exciting times with ITV returning as the home of British racing.

"I had 16 years at Sky full of great memories and brilliant people. It was hard to leave but this opportunity was too good to miss."

Chamberlin no longer works for Sky Sports.

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