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Racing Administrator

Chester Race Company
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Full Time
03/03/2023 16:00:10
£25,000 - £30,000


Are you looking for the opportunity to work for a prestigious and award-winning race company to progress your career? We are searching for a Racing Administrator to join our team on a permanent contract based in the heart of Chester.

This role will immerse you in the world of horseracing, providing administrative and operational support to our racing functions for fixtures at Chester and Bangor-on-Dee racecourses.

About Chester Race Company
Chester Race Company is one of the North Wests most well-known and admired brands; with three racecourses, Chester, Bangor-On-Dee and Musselburgh (all of which were awarded “Gold Standard” by the Racehorse Owners Association in 2022), an on-site hotel, catering company Horseradish, staffing agency Thyme People within our portfolio we are proud to deliver exceptional experiences to esteemed clientele and can count royalty, major corporates, and celebrities amongst our customers.


The successful Racing Administrator will be responsible for:

  • Provide administrative and operational assistance to the racing team before, during and post racing
  • Co-ordinate and support raceday teams, as well as stable and stable staff requirements for racedays
  • Oversee casual personnel, deliver briefings and arrange work schedules
  • Oversee the set up of the Weighing Room and associated racing areas to ensure they are prepared and are compliant
  • Liaise and develop relationships with key racing stakeholders
  • Acting as a point of contact on racedays and resolving issues
  • Correlation and maintenance of records and data

The successful Racing Administrator will have the following:

  • Experience of working within a role connected to equestrianism and / or racing (e.g. stables, training yard, racecourse)
  • An understanding of the structure of the racing industry and event organisation
  • Good organisational, planning and administrative skills
  • Excellent level of communication both verbal and written
  • Leadership skills


What’s in it for you?

  • Free onsite parking in the centre of Chester
  • Free daily chef-prepared lunch
  • Discounts at selected Chester based restaurants and gyms
  • Family and friends discount on selected race-days
  • Enhanced employer pension contribution
  • Staff socials
  • .. and many more benefits!


Salary: £25,000-30,000 per annum DOE and industry knowledge

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week plus Chester and Bangor on Dee race meetings

Application:  via  closing date for application is 31 March 2023