Experienced Stablehands Required

January 24, 2022
Warwick Farm
Job Type
New South Wales


Godolphin is one of the largest thoroughbred breeding and racing operations in the world with 360 Group 1 wins in 14 countries since our inception.

We are looking for experienced Stable Hands to join our Crown Lodge operation, located in Warwick Farm, Sydney.

Crown Lodge is the home of Godolphin’s two-year old’s, based at Warwick Farm Racetrack. Starting from their breaking prep, we take them right through to the trials and onto the races, playing a key role in developing their education and ensuring that they are as prepared as possible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out daily stable tasks including feeding, grooming, mucking out, rugging, trot ups, loading walker.
  • Routine health checks, recognizing signs of injury and or signs of an unhealthy horse and reporting concerns.
  • Preparation of horses for trackwork, including grooming and checking shoes and general health of horse and correct selection of gear in addition to carrying out post track work procedures
  • Preparation of horses and gear for race meetings and trials as well as taking nominated horses to and from the races/trials.
  • General stable duties such as general upkeep and cleaning such as stable cleaning, drinkers, feed bins, tack, gear and equipment.
  • Comply with company policies, procedures and industry requirements relating to safety and animal welfare, including Rules of Racing.

We want a passionate, reliable, and hard-working person whose love and admiration for horses is as great as ours.


  • Sound horse handling skills, with experience and confidence handling young thoroughbreds in full training.
  • Practical understanding of horse health care and welfare requirements, with prior experience providing direct daily care.
  • Understanding of thoroughbred racing industry and operations, with understanding of racing stable operations.
  • Experience handling young colts is desired.


What’s in it for you?

  • Working with top quality horses, bred and trained by Godolphin.
  • Opportunity to attend race days, including additional allowance for attending Race days.
  • Above award wages.
  • High quality uniforms.
  • Breakfast provided Monday-Fridays.

Crown Lodge offers Accommodation onsite to the right applicant for $63.00 a week.

The right applicant will have an opportunity to work with some of Australia’s best-bred two-year old’s.

Preferably, the applicant will be able to start as soon as possible.

To Apply:

Please send your Cover Letter and CV to vbrown@godolphin.com by Friday 7th February 2022.

Take a look inside the world of Godolphin: https://youtu.be/cgcmbiVIfjM

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