Sky Racing Team

Bernadette Cooper

A successful career in the saddle has given her enormous credibility as a host and analyst. Bernadette's expert opinions and insight into Queensland racing have proved invaluable.

Greg Radley

After a lengthy reign as host of Race Day on Sky Sports Radio, Greg made a smooth transition to Sky Racing where he anchored, Off the Rails. He also presents on Sky Thoroughbred Central and hosts trackside at big meetings.

Richard Freedman

Richard is a member of the renowned F.B.I. (Freedman Brothers Incorporated) racing stables. He is an insightful, outspoken and, sometimes, outrageous member of the 'Racing Retro' team and is now a regular on 'Raceday'.

David Stanley

Following a career on community radio in Brisbane, David instigated his own racing radio segment. A self-motivator, he developed his career into an advertising and publicity role, combining his racing knowledge and media skills. With a family instilled respect for horse racing, David entered and became a finalist in the 2013 Sky’s Star Search competition. He was recruited to take on a Sky Racing presenter role, his dream job, and now David chairs race days and nights on Sky Racing 1 & 2.

Andrew Martin

Award winning radio presenter, Andrew took out the prestigious ACRA radio industry honour in 2006. A well-known voice across Sydney’s sports airwaves for over 20 years, Andrew spent eleven of those years at Nova 969, following his media beginnings on radio 2GB and 2UE. A passionate horse racing fan, with a lifetime of interest in racing, Andrew is an enthusiastic Sky race day host and can be seen on Sky 1 presenting The Punting Club.

Andrew Bensley

Andrew has an extensive news background and a true passion for racing. Since joining the Sky Racing team in 1998, Andrew has etched himself as the premier news man of racing, providing news services for television, radio, print, online and social media!

Ron Dufficy

Ron is a former jockey, astute form analyst and successful racehorse owner. His incisive and sometimes cheeky observations can be heard on Sky Sports Radio and Racing Retro, where his verbal sparring with Richard Freedman is legendary.

Tony Brassel

Tony has more than two decades as a racing journalist and form expert. He has a great passion for racing and co-hosts Sky Racing’s Inside Running programme where his tips and opinions are widely respected.

Richard Haynes

Joins Sky Racing with 18 years of thoroughbred racing and breeding industry experience. His previous roles range from racing manager to bloodstock and pedigree consultant. Richard has become one of thoroughbred racing media’s most well-respected television presenters. Formerly with TVN since 2008, Richard has been a popular host of a number of television shows, who performs well in an ‘on course’ environment, interviewing Australia’s leading trainers, jockeys and owners live.

Caroline Searcy

Caroline is credited with 25 years of media experience. Her beginnings came on the radio waves, prior to her move to the television screen. Fox Sports Australia secured her for 11 years as an on-air presenter and senior producer. Eventually, her passion for thoroughbreds swept her into industry waters, where she transferred her television talent to TVN. Recognised and respected for her thoroughbred knowledge and commentary, for the past 10 years, Caroline hosted metropolitan races and carnivals in both Sydney and Melbourne, as well as various magazine programs. Caroline will perform similar on-air roles and be a valuable addition to Sky Racing talent team.

Mark Duclos

With a career at Sky Racing that dates back to the mid-1990’s, Mark Duclos is the network’s greyhound expert. As well as being the co-host of The Catching Pen and the host of Going Greyhounds on Sky Sports Radio, Mark travels the nation anchoring Sky Racing’s coverage of the feature greyhound events

Matthew Browning

Matthew joined the Sky Racing team in 1996 after nine years in radio. He has a strong racing heritage and is seen regularly on Sky Racing's Raceday programme as well as hosting Racing Retro.

Dave Carlson

After a formidable career in radio and television, Dave Carlson now hosts Sky Raceday and Racenight programmes as well as our dedicated greyhound racing program, The Catching Pen.

Jason Witham

Before joining Sky Racing, Jason worked for 13 years at the TAB in a range of roles. This gave Jason a wealth of industry knowledge, which is reflected in his smooth and intelligent on-air presentation. He is a regular host of Raceday and Inside Running.

Adam Hamilton

In his former capacity as a Melbourne-based journalists, Adam covered gallops and harness racing for the Herald-Sun newspaper and had a lengthy association with the Sky coverage of major harness racing carnivals in Australia and New Zealand as well as appearances on In the Gig. Now Adam is seen and heard even more regularly on Sky Racing and Sky Sports Radio following his career change to Melbourne based Media Manager of TAB.

Michael Fraser

Sydney-born but Queensland-bred, Michael has enjoyed a long and varied career in racing, as a jockey, punter and form assessor. He is one of our resident form analysts who co-hosts Inside Running on Saturdays.

Mark Guest

Mark is one of our Melbourne-based thoroughbred form experts. He has a great passion for racing and is a regular on Inside Running.

Michael Maxworthy

Originally from Sydney, Michael has extensive experience in the media including radio, race broadcasting and TV host in Singapore. He is our Asian racing specialist.

Mike McCann

Boasting a vast and impressive sports commentating background, Mike is a key member of the Sky Racing on-air team. The professionalism developed over many years as a broadcaster is evident in his presentation of Raceday and Inside Running.

Gavin Carmody

Gavin Carmody joined Sky Racing on a full-time basis in 2011 after spending 10 years as a producer of Australia's most successful radio program, the Alan Jones Breakfast Show on 2GB. Gavin has racing in his blood with his brother, Craig, a former successful jockey who rode multiple Group One winners and who is now a trainer.

Malcolm Johnston

'Miracle' Malcolm Johnston (a nickname he bestowed upon himself) has transformed from a champion jockey to a multi-media personality. Best known for his association with champion galloper Kingston Town, Malcolm can be heard on Sky Sports Radio's ‘Big Sports Breakfast Weekend’ and was a regular panellist on Off The Rails.