The New York Racing Association, Inc.

  • Entry Clerk

    Job Locations US-NY
    ID
    2018-1741
    Track
    Aqueduct, Belmont, and Saratoga (all)
    Position Type
    Full-Time Regular
  • Job Overview

    NYRA seeks to hire an Entry Clerk / Racing Official to work at all three racetracks.  Reporting to the Racing Secretary, the qualified candidate will call trainers in the morning to inform them of upcoming races and make entries. In the afternoon the candidate will work in a team of Racing Officials trained and qualified to work as Patrol, Placing or Paddock Judges.

    Responsibilities

    • Receive instructions from the Racing Secretary detailing the number and types of races to occur in the upcoming weeks.
    • Create and print out a schedule of races and their descriptions (condition book) to be held two weeks out.
    • Make calls to trainers to take entries to fill races.  Document horses entering.
    • Print out results of each race day ("overnight") and distribute to appropriate departments.
    • Assist Racing Secretary with ad-hoc projects.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent.
    • Knowledge of racing rules, protocol, and logistics.
    • Familiarity with racetrack; i.e., conditions and measurements.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Strong verbal communication.
    • Ability to work a racing schedule, which includes holidays and weekends.
    • Ability to relocate to Saratoga Springs for 7 weeks in the summer (relocation stipend provided).

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