Job Board

Browse our Job Board for a range of positions both within and outside the horseracing industry. You may also find suitable positions with the following specialist equine/racing recruitment websites.
Careers in Racing
Equine Careers

Pupil Assistant Trainer

Sir Mark Prescott, Bt.
Newmarket, Suffolk
Test Drop Down Value
Full Time
13/05/2020 12:34:13

Pupil Assistant Trainer  required by Sir Mark Prescott, Bt., Newmarket from mid-July this year.

The current holder of the position, Tommy Lyon-Smith, leaves in early August having been selected to join the Godolphin Flying Start programme. His replacement will be required to understudy Tommy, for 2-3 weeks, before Tommy leaves.

It is a unique position – 13 current trainers started their career with Sir Mark at Heath House in this position and these include (amongst others) Messers Simon Crisford, William Haggas, Christian Wall and, in France, MM Pascal Bary, Christophe Ferland, Francois Rohaut.

Further, the current assistants to trainers of renown such as Mr William Haggas & Sir Michael Stoute went to their current positions direct from Heath House.

The applicant must ride well, be ambitious to succeed and want to learn more. Good references are essential.

The appointment, as always, is for a two-year period.

The job pays a good wage and there is an excellent modern two-bedroom house, free of all charges, that comes with the position.

Interviews will commence around the last week of May, as long as the lockdown has, by then, been lifted.

Application:  Please apply in writing, in full confidence, and also provide a complete CV with details of all references to:-
Tommy Lyon-Smith at or – who will be pleased to furnish further details of the job, and will deal with applicants at the initial stage.

Please mention careersinracing in your application when responding to this job advert