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Thoroughbred Breeding/Racing Industry Careers Course in Newmarket

A two-day Careers Course covering the various employment opportunities and training options available in horseracing.

What are you going to do

You don't need to be a jockey to enjoy a rewarding career in horse racing and we hope to dispel the myth that you need to ride in order to be part of the action. Our two-day Careers Course aims to provide delegates with an overview of the careers available within the breeding and horse racing sectors from respected individuals employed within the industry.

Britain is one of the largest Thoroughbred breeding industries in the world, supporting over 19,000 jobs and contributing £427 million annually to the GB economy. It ranks amongst the world's best for breeding with some of the best broodmares and stallions based in this country.

The course will combine practical advice on the industry training options and career opportunities with external visits, which include the behind the scenes visits to renowned operations such as Cheveley Park Stud and Godophin's rehabilitation yard based at Hamilton Hill.

Run by the Thoroughbred Club, the social, educational and professional club for young people, the course is open to all 16 to 35 year olds with an interest in the horseracing industry, our Careers Course will be held on 13 – 14th November 2018 at Tattersalls, Newmarket, with places FREE for TTC members.

The course includes:

  • Career workshops led by industry professionals
  • Evening reception at the world-famous Jockey Club Rooms
  • External tours include Cheveley Park Stud and Godolphin's Hamilton Hill Stables

Our membership starts from just £25 annually, however spaces are available for non-members at a rate of £30 per day and £50 for attending both days. For more information and to book, visit our website

What we offer

  • Career progression advice
  • Behind the scenes events
  • Evening reception at the Jockey Club Rooms
  • Career workshops lead by industry professionals

What we ask:

  • At least finished high school
  • Interest in racing
  • Willingness to learn

Extra information

Education Level
Secondary School
Working hours per week
8 - 16
Type of Contract
Salary indication
£0 Per Year
Responsible for
Career opportunities in the horseracing industry
Type of Job
Sport / Adventure, Training
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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