“I learnt a lot from Gary Neville at Sky. He taught me to do it properly, keep it simple. Be honest and tell you things you don’t know.
“I took six months off, to my wife’s annoyance. I have not earned a penny but I wanted to immerse myself in racing.”
Major racing events such as Cheltenham always attract a varied audience and Chamberlin has been attempting to balance their coverage to suit all types of viewers.
He said: “The difficulty is getting that balance.