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Clare Balding
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Born in Kingsclere, Hampshire
Born on 29th of January 1971

Born 1971 - Television sports presenter and journalist.

Was a leading amateur flat jockey in 1989 and 1990 and Champion Lady Rider in 1990. Became trainee with BBC Radio in 1994. Made debut as a television presenter during Royal Ascot and became BBC horse racing presenter in 1997. Has presented presented Paralympic Games, Winter Olympics and Commonwealth Games as well as Crufts and the Lord Mayorís Show. Was Sports Presenter of the Year in 2003.

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