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Travelling Head Racing Groom

Jedd O'Keeffe Racing Ltd
DL8 4TJ, Leyburn
Up to £40,000 per annum including overtime, industry bonus and benefits
Closing date
14 Oct 2023

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A fantastic opportunity is offered for the right candidate to join the highly professional, hardworking Industry Lycetts Award Winning Team Champions at Jedd O’Keeffe Racing.  The family run successful business operates from a stunning heritage location with modern facilities and equipment.  Based at Highbeck Lodge, Brecongill close to the Historic Middleham High Moor and Low Moor Gallops you will be living and working in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Job Information

  • Responsibility for driving two stall horsebox to race meetings across the country
  • Leading and managing Equine Grooms accompanying their horses to the races
  • Organising, packing and maintaining supplies, tack and racing and sales equipment
  • Saddling and representing the yard at the races
  • Looking after owners and taking feedback from jockeys at the track
  • Contacting the trainer to report back feedback from the track

Key Information

  • Very competitive salary above National and Industry Rates
  • 40 hour week basic contract
  • All yard overtime over 40 hours paid at time and a half of hourly rate
  • All racing overtime paid at normal hourly rate (in excess of Industry Rates)
  • All racing and sales expenses paid
  • 1:3 weekends working paid at time and a half
  • 30+ paid days holiday a year
  • Following full year of service additional Christmas or New Year holiday days on top of annual allocation
  • Equal share of Industry Stable Pool Money
  • Complimentary breakfast and refreshments provided daily
  • All stable and yard duties and routines including assisting vets and farriers
  • Training and Support to achieve Industry Qualifications
  • Advice and guidance from qualified, experienced, industry professionals

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