Careers

The nature of thoroughbred horse racing makes it one of the most diverse and exciting industries to be involved in.
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Barrier Attendant
Barrier Attendants are responsible for the loading of horses into the barriers on race days. They provide vital support for
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Betting Services
As wagering is a key element in the racing industry, there are roles within the betting services area that need
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Bloodstock Agent
The core function of a bloodstock agent is to assess and purchase horses on behalf of clients. Some Bloodstock Agents
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Equine Veterinarians - Nurses
Equine Veterinarians and Nurses play an important part in the health and welfare of racehorses. They are required in the
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Farrier
A Farrier is responsible for the trimming and shaping of horses' hooves they form, fit and shapes horseshoes to their
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Horse Breaker
Horse Breakers are responsible for educating young horses in the fundamentals required for them to begin training. The breaker will
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Horse Float Driver
Horse Float Drivers are responsible for the transportation of race and breeding horses. Their work involves transporting race horses to
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Horse Health & Wellbeing
Outside of veterinary care there are other specialist thoroughbred health and well-being fields. Trainers and owners require their horses to
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Jockey
Becoming a Jockey can be a tough but rewarding career in a highly competitive sporting industry.  Jockeys are licensed and
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Other Raceday Services
These roles are only available on race day so the majority of people who hold these positions also work elsewhere.
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Pre-Trainer
A Pre-Trainer is responsible for the conditioning of horses prior to them going into the racing stables of a licensed
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Professional Syndicator
A professional Syndicator is responsible for purchasing a racehorse and syndicating shares to members of the public. They may be
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Race Caller
A Race Caller is responsible for the "calling" of races and trials. Race Callers are employed by the relevant Principal
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Racecourse Manager
A Racecourse Manager is fundamentally responsible for maintaining a racing surface to its optimum level, ensuring its in line with
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Racing Operations
Each Principal Racing Authority (PRA) has a Racing Operations department which run the administrative side of racing. Each PRA has
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Stablehand
The duties of a Stablehand include grooming, feeding, walking, keeping the stable clean, saddling up and attending the races with
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Steward
Stewards are fundamentally responsible for conducting race meetings and ensuring that the Australian Rules of Racing are adhered to. Being
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Stud Hand
Stud Hand's can choose from jobs listed in many different States in Australia frequently positions are available on historic stud
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Thoroughbred Trainer
The fundamental function of a thoroughbred Trainer is to condition racehorses to the level of fitness required for racing. It's
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Track Rider
A Track Rider plays a vital role in conditioning thoroughbreds to a level of fitness suitable for racing, they can
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