Donn McClean is a highly respected commentator on Irish and British horse racing. The recipient of a Martin Wills Award for racing writing in 1993, Donn began in journalism as the main features writer on racing with the Sunday Independent the same year. He is now the chief racing writer with the Sunday Times in Ireland, and he is a presenter and analyst on Racing TV.

Donn also writes a weekly column for the Irish Field. He has ghost-written five racing autobiographies, and he is a three-time nominee for the HWPA Racing Writer of the Year award. He has contributed to several racing documentaries, including Jim Bolger – Master of Cool, Mick Kinane – It’s Written in the Stars, Arkle – The Legend Lives On, Jump Girls and the IFTA-nominated Jump Boys, and he is a regular guest on RTE Radio, Newstalk, Virgin Media and TG4.

Winner of the 2010 Flat Racing Post/Tote Ten To Follow tipping competition, in which there were over 20,000 entries, Donn has a wealth of knowledge of both Irish and British racing. His easy and fluid writing style carries on attracting new readers, and avid followers of his betting advice continue to show a healthy profit.