Hello and welcome to the September 2022 edition of Careers Corner, the monthly e-newsletter of Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy. Thanks for subscribing and being part of our community of racing enthusiasts. Each month we will bring you the latest news from the Training Academy, information on upcoming events, careers in the racing industry, courses available and more.
Sophie Brown: Watch This Space
|Racing is second nature to 23yr old Sophie Brown. Not even the 3:30am wake ups in the cold or the stress of balancing her full-time role with her own dressage training can take away from Sophie’s love for racing. It’s no wonder she is a trusted junior foreman for Mark Newnham Racing.
Read the inspiring story here.
Certificate II in Racing Industry (Stablehand)
Certificate III in Racing (Stablehand)
Certificate III in Racing (Trackwork Rider)
Certificate IV in Racing (Racehorse Trainer)
Certificate IV in Racing (Jockey)
Certificate III in Racing Services (Racing Administration)
THE DAY IN THE LIFE OF A JOCKEY
Apprentice Ashleigh Stanley takes us through a day in the life of a female jockey.
STUDENT IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Name – Tamsin Gough
Age – 18
About me – I am currently on the path to pursuing my dream career and becoming a jockey! I’ve ridden my whole life and ridden trackwork for almost 3 years, my workplace is my second home.
Course Studying – Certificate III in Racing (Trackwork Rider)
Fav Part about your job – Progressing everyday and getting to learn the ropes of reading a horse to help race ride in the future.
Future Career Aspirations – Race ride for at least 15 years and then become a pre trainer/trainer.
Instagram handle – @tamsingough
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Look out for the Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy Tent and Come say hi!
15 September – KARI Foundation Employment Expo
Liverpool Catholic Club
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28th September – Racing Industry MAE Showcase Day For Women
Newcastle Racecourse 9.30am – 2pm
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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS IN RACING
|YPR is a friendly and fun networking group for young racing enthusiasts. Members enjoy the following benefits:
– FREE access to YPR’s race day functions and other events
– Regular updates on industry news
– Discounts and exclusive offers from YPR Partners
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Ever thought about a career in the racing industry? Here is a list of career options available:
Jockeys, Stablehands, Trackwork Riders, Racehorse Trainers, Breeders
Accountants, Communications, Computer Technicians, Handicappers, Insurance Brokers, Judges, Legal Services, Newsagents, Photo Finish Technician, Security Firms, Solicitors, Starters, Stewards
Agistment Farms, Auctioneers, Breeders, Stud Masters
Event Management, Racecourse Hospitality
Ambulance Officers, Barrier Attendants, Bookmakers, Builders & Tradespersons, Carpark Attendants, Chefs, Clerk Of Course, Clerk Of Scales, Doctors, Gardeners, Hospitality, TAB Personnel
HORSES / TRANSPORT
Chiropractors, Float Drivers, Float/Coach Builders, Horse Shoe Manufacturers, Mechanics, Produce Suppliers, Saddlers, Transport Operators Technicians, Vehicle Suppliers, Veterinarians, Veterinary Suppliers
Journalists, Printers, TV Camera Staff, Photographer
Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy is a Registered Training Organisation (Code: 45565) providing high-quality training to learners in Australia.
Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy has access to modern, up to date facilities, and boasts a team of qualified and dedicated Trainers.
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