Tracy Piggott

Tracy Piggott, daughter of 11 times champion jockey, Lester Piggott, has made her mark as a popular sports presenter on RTE over the last 24 years. After leaving school, Tracy travelled to the US and spent 3 years working as a ‘Galloper’ in Florida, Kentucky, New York and Los Angeles before returning to England to work and eventually travelling to Ireland to work with trainer, Tommy Stack.Tracy started her broadcasting career in 1989 with her first broadcast being the Derby at the Curragh. Since then apart from all the major race meetings here, she has been the main pre and post-match reporter for 8 seasons on Rugby’s 6 Nations, Autumn Internationals and Heineken Cups.She hosts the live coverage of the annual RDS Horse Show in Dublin and has presented a Sports Quiz Show series and Chat Show. Tracy is also a Pilates Reformer instructor and enjoys keeping fit and spending time outdoors. She has a five year old daughter Thea who certainly keeps her on her toes.