Case Studies

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Racing Groom

“I’d encourage anyone with an interest in horses and working outdoors to become a Racing Groom”

Head Racing Groom

“I get tremendous job satisfaction at the end of each day. Hard work is rewarded on days when you have a big winner”

Stud Hand

“I get to work with some of the best horses around, such as Oaks and multiple group winners”

Jockey

“It’s extremely satisfying coming back in and having a happy owner, a happy trainer and a happy horse”

Stud Groom

“I’m really looking forward to some of the first foals I looked after appearing on the racecourse”

Trainer

“Winning is certainly the best part of the job and it always gives the team a great boost”

Steward’s Secretary

“The best part of my job is that I get to go racing for a living!”

Stud Manager

“You cannot beat the sense of bringing a new life into the world”

Travelling Head Groom

“I’m lucky enough to go to Dubai for the winter, so I’m never cold anymore”

Work Rider

“Being a work rider is the perfect role if you want to carry on with your other interests and commitments while earning a steady wage.”

Yard Based Racing Groom

“Being around horses every day is definitely the best part of the job”

Event Manager

“Race days are definitely the best part of my job as every room is open and all of our facilities are in use”

Equine Welfare & Integrity Officer

“Try to get as much ‘hands on’ horse handling experience as you can, as this will help you a lot in this role”

Stud Secretary

“There is no better feeling than being able to tell a client that their mare has delivered a healthy foal”

Head Groundsperson

“I enjoy the variety and challenge of each day and the prestige of being one of only a handful of Racecourse Head Groundsmen in the country”

Operations Manager

“It was during a work placement at Goodwood that I realised just what an exciting and expanding industry it is”

Racing Secretary

“It is essential to be confident and to enjoy dealing with people in this role”

Raceday Official

“There’s a great deal of job satisfaction when a meeting has gone well and you feel you’ve made a difference”

Stipendiary Steward

“The best part is working the big days and being behind the scenes when the best horses and jockeys are in action”

Marketing and PR Manager

Marketing & PR Manager – Caroline Elliott “I love to talk, and marketing allows me to talk to everyone on some sort of level” Marketing for a racecourse is so diverse that …

Clerk of The Course

“The buzz and atmosphere on a raceday is always great and there is a real sense of satisfaction afterwards”

Broadcaster

“I loved my 16 years spent at Sky Sports, but presenting horse racing has always been my dream job”

Digital Editor

“It’s really exciting to see your thoughts and ideas come to life”

Journalist

“Racing is my passion and my hobby. I adore the sport and get paid to write about it in numerous forms. That makes me extraordinarily fortunate.”

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