- Alex Quinn (broadcaster)
Alex Quinn (nee Hammond) (born 13 May 1974 in
Sheffield, England, but brought up in Derbyshire) is a British television reporterand presenteron the Sky Sports Newssegment "Good Morning Sports Fans" , where she has worked since June 2003. Even when she isn't on air, she is often referenced due to her horse-racing "Tip of the Day".
She competed regularly in BSJA showjumping events as a junior, before beginning her working life in the pedigree department of one of the top thoroughbred
studs in the United Kingdom, as an assistant. She then moved on to become a secretaryand work rider for Jack and Lynda Ramsden in Yorkshire, before they moved to France. At this time, she rode in over 50 English amateurraces on the flat; her best was being placed in Ascot's Diamond race on the horse Ellway Price.
Progressing into the world of media, she became a founding presenter of
The Racing Channeland also presented a racing show on Talksportradio. She later became a presenter on the At The Raceschannel.
Alex has also written columns for the
Daily Mail[http://www.stellargroup.co.uk/presenters.php?id=9&arrid=0] .
Since working for Sky Sports she has interviewed figureheads including
Sir Alex Ferguson, Frankie Dettori, Pat Edderyand Sir Bobby Robson[http://www.stellargroup.co.uk/presenters.php?id=9&arrid=0] .
Quinn now lives in
Great Shefford, Berkshire, with her husband, the jockey Richard Quinnand two children Robyn Helen and Joshua Burns.
Away from broadcasting, Quinn is a skilled musician who can play the
bass guitarand the tuba.
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