Assistant Trainer - Danny O'Brien Racing

O'Brien Thoroughbreds
Published
August 27, 2021
Location
Geelong & 13th Beach
Job Type
Country
Australia
State
Victoria

Description

The Danny O'Brien Racing has an opportunity for an assistant trainer to join our young and vibrant team in the Barwon region.

ASSISTANT TRAINER – POSITION DESCRIPTION

Objective

  • To assist Trainer and work with fellow Assistant Trainer's in running of a thoroughbred racing stable.

Scope of Role

  • Full-time Position with Danny O’Brien Racing on a fortnightly roster.

Specific Tasks

  • Manage daily operations of horse racing stable with fellow Assistant Trainer
    • Co-ordinate morning work list daily
    • Lead staff to achieve an effective harmonious daily routine
    • Oversee post work care of horses
  • Manage full-time, part-time and casual staff
  • Represent Stable at race meetings and liaise with Jockeys, Owners, Staff and Media when required
  • Ensure detailed records are kept on each horse
  • Assist trainer in track work and race programming when required
  • Manage the horse tack inventory for the stable;
  • Manage the stock supplies & purchase orders with General Manager for horse supplies including feed, stable bedding etc;
  • Co-ordinate Stable’s Work Safe Program & Employer Obligations
  • Liaise directly with external Suppliers including Vet, Farriers, Feed Companies
  • Work with the Trainer, General Manager and fellow Assistant Trainer to service Owners
  • Liaise directly with Track Manager regarding condition of Training tracks & Stable Conditions
  • Any other tasks as directed by Trainer & General Manager

Requirements

  • Horse handling and racing stable experience is essential.
  • Reliable, enthusiastic and self motivated person that works well within, and can also lead, a youthful team environment.
  • History managing people within a racing stable
  • Excellent communication skills

Remuneration

  • To be negotiated

To Apply

  • Applicants are asked to send a cover letter and resume including references to Matt Harrington via email (racing@dannyobrienracing.com.au) ensuring their experience for this role is highlighted.
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