The New York Racing Association, Inc.

Administrative Assistant (Steward's Office)

Aqueduct, Belmont, and Saratoga (all)
Position Type
Full-Time Regular

Job Overview

Reporting to the NYRA Steward, the Administrative Assistant oversees the daily operations of the office. 


  • Direct daily scratches to the appropriate race-day Steward
  • Report veterinary scratches to the Director of Veterinary Medicine and the Chief Examining Veterinarian.
  • Record poor-performance horses on steward's lists and in Incompass software and notify trainers of such performances.
  • Prepare and maintain contracts for those services critical to racing operations.
  • Order and maintain supllies for the Steward's Office, Horse ID and the Veterinary Office.
  • Answer patron inquiries and/or calls from trainers and backstreth workers.


  • High School diploma or GED required.  Associate's Degree preferred.
  • 7 years previous administrative experience. 
  • 3-5 years experience in horseracing industry, exposure to front office and backstretch area.
  • Ability to work a racing schedule and to work at all three racetracks.
  • Strong PC skills, including excel, word, powerpoint and outlook.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communications.
  • Client focused and experience working in a service oriented role.
  • Knowledge of Incompass a plus.


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