Flemington Foreman Position available with Melbourne Cup Winning Trainer

O'Brien Thoroughbreds
November 15, 2019
Flemington Racecourse & 13th Beach
Job Type
Experienced with Thoroughbreds, Leader, Ambitious, Reliable.



  • To assist through a management role the running of the thoroughbred racing stable.

Scope of Role

  • Full-time Position with Danny O’Brien Racing on a fortnightly roster, reporting to the Trainer and General Manager, and working closely with Assistant Trainer.

Specific Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Manage daily operations and implement Trainer’s training regime for horse racing stable at Flemington
  • Help Assistant Trainer manage full-time, part-time, riding and casual staff
  • Assist with Training Technology data used by stable - ensuring detailed records are kept on each horse
  • Help co-ordinate transport logistics for stable – Races, Trials, Paddock
  • Assist Trainer in trackwork and race programming when required
  • Liaise directly with external suppliers including Vet, Farriers & Feed Companies
  • Work with the Trainer, General Manager and Assistant Trainer to service Owners
  • Co-ordinate Stable’s Work Safe Program & Employer Obligations, and liaise with Office Manager regarding issues
  • Create and harbour an inclusive working environment that promotes dynamic, agile and empowered staff
  • Help train staff – feeds, treadmill, GPS data. Look at ways to empower staff.
  • Represent Stable at race meetings and liaise with Jockeys, Owners, Staff and Media on occasions
  • Work with Management to set Goals for stable and staff to aspire too
  • Any other tasks as directed by Trainer, General Manager and Assistant Trainer


  • The successful candidate must have years of experience in a racing stable, preferably managing staff and will also aspire to uphold elite standards and communication.
  • Applicants are asked to send their resume including references to General Manager Matt Harrington via e-mail (matt@dannyobrienracing.com.au)


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