Flamboyant British horse racing pundit John McCririck dies aged 79

//Flamboyant British horse racing pundit John McCririck dies aged 79

Flamboyant British horse racing pundit John McCririck dies aged 79

John McCririck, the flamboyantly attired and garrulous British racing pundit who became a household name as the face of Channel 4’s racing coverage, has died at the age of 79.Typically clad in a trademark deerstalker hat and clutching a cigar, his gesticulating style was known even to many of those who were uninterested in the sport, about which he started broadcasting in the 1980s for ITV.Born in Surbiton, Surrey, he worked variously as a waiter, bookmaker and as an award-winning journalist…

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