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Work Rider

Job Reference: 00798741
Date Posted: 06 April 2018
Employer: The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Market Rate
Sector: Stables
Job Type: Contract
Closing Date: 09 May 2018

Job Description

Expert Work Rider (Hong Kong)

The Department

The Dual Site Stables Operations and Owners Services Department manages and cares for in excess of 1200 thoroughbreds in training and races.  Currently, there are 23 Trainers licensed to train horses. First-class race meetings are held on most Wednesday nights and weekends between September through to July.

We are seeking an experienced and energetic work rider to join our Stables Operations team. 

The Job

Work stations in Hong Kong

You will

  • exercise and ride racehorses at Trackwork or at other training facilities for slow work or fast gallop during morning or afternoon as instructed by your allocated Trainer
  • be able to competently ride and to time
  • give timely and accurate feedback/advice to the Trainer or his delegate in riding/schooling/educating horses
  • perform raceday related duty as assigned by the Stables Operations Team and Starting Gate Team.

About You

You must

  • have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in riding race horses
  • be able to jump a horse out of the gate and gallop a horse at a running time requested by the Trainer
  • be able to communicate in English

Terms of Employment

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualification and experience. A contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate. Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.

How to Apply

Please send your resume, complete with expected salary to:

Email: recruit9@hkjc.org.hk

Fax: 2966-6984

Mail: Human Resources Department

          The Hong Kong Jockey Club

          8/F Shatin Central Complex, Shatin Racecourse, New Territories, Hong Kong

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