Career Paths

Racing Industry Careers

The NSW Thoroughbred Racing industry is a major industry which contributes significantly to the economy of New South Wales and is one of the state’s major employers.

The industry has over 54,000 participants and 27,600 full-time equivalent employees.

In NSW alone there are 128 race clubs conducting 780 race meetings each year at 125 race tracks. Prize money distributed each season is more than $250 million.

Our objective is to increase the safety, sustainability and professionalism of the thoroughbred racing industry through the provision of training and workforce development services across New South Wales.

Team Thoroughbred NSW can help with training and education assistance to assist you with employment in many of the following career paths:


Jockeys * Owners * Stablehands * Trackwork Riders * Racehorse Trainers


Accountants * Communications * Computer Technicians * Handicappers * Insurance Brokers * Judges * Legal Services * Newsagents * Photo Finish Technician * Security Firms * Solicitors * Starters * Stewards


Agistment Farms * Auctioneers * Breeders * Farmers * Stud Masters


Event Management * Racecourse Hospitality

Horses / Transport

Chiropractors * Float Drivers * Float/Coach Builders * Fuel Outlets * Horse Shoe Manufacturers * Mechanics * Produce Suppliers * Saddlers * Transport Operators Technicians * Vehicle Suppliers * Veterinarians * Veterinary Suppliers


Journalists * Printers * TV Camera Staff * TV Producer * Video Operator


Ambulance Officers * Barrier Attendants * Bookmakers * Builders & Tradespersons * Carpark Attendants * Chefs * Clerk of Course * Clerk of Scales * Doctors * Gardeners * Hospitality * TAB Personnel [Current Courses]

Racing Jobs

Position vacancies are regularly advertised on the web site.

Team Thoroughbred NSW Training Academy – Registered Training Organisation 45565