The racing industry provides a range of different career pathways for those who are looking for a role in the administration of racing.
Below is a list of the types of positions available within racing administration.
For more information contact:
Racing Industry Training
Phone: (08) 9445 5483
Stewards oversee the integrity of the racing industry. They are responsible for ensuring that all rules and policies of racing are adhered to and are often referred to as the ‘police’ of the industry. Attention to detail and ability to make decisions, along with knowledge of the industry is required for this type of position. On the job training is also provided.
Racing administrators are responsible for overseeing all administrative functions within either a race club of racing authority (i.e. RWWA). This type of position is often referred to as CEO, General Manager or Race Club Manager. The type of individual required for these types of positions, generally has a strong business background as well as in-depth knowledge of the racing industry.
Licensing and registration personnel are required to handle all administration duties of a racing governing body relating to the licensing or registration of racing participants and animals.
A jockey manager acts as a booking agent for a jockey. They assist jockeys in securing rides through their excellent communication skills.