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Friday, January 15, 2016

Aly Vance the new presenter of horse racing show, Winning Post, on CNN International; will start with South Africa's J&B Met and CTS Million Dollar Race.


Aly Vance is taking over as the presenter of the monthly horse racing show Winning Post on CNN International (DStv 401) and she will make her debut by filming episodes in South Africa at Cape Town's J&B Met and the first CTS Million Dollar Race.

Aly Vance, herself a horse rider, says she is thrilled to be joining CNN International's Winning Post.

"I look forward to telling the stories and going behind-the-scenes at many of the world's most prestigious race meetings".

Aly Vance's experience in sports presenting includes expertise in horse racing, equestrian, triathlon and sailing and as an athlete she represented Great Britain in modern pentathlon.

After she graduated from Oxford University, she was part of the Great Britain Olympic squad in the build-up to the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.

"We're delighted to welcome Aly Vance to the CNN family as presenter of Winning Post," says Matt Percival, the executive producer and commissioning editor at CNN International.

"Her strong pedigree in sports presenting means she brings a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise to our flagship racing show. Her style and passion are the perfect fit for Winning Post and we look forward to CNN's global audience getting to know her soon".

Winning Post for February will be broadcast on CNN International on Saturday 20 February at 19:30, with repeats on Sunday 21 February at 09:30, Monday 22 February at 00:30 and Thursday 25 February at 12:30 and 19:30.