Raceday Starter Required

Applications close 9 May

Thoroughbred Racing Clubs in the Canterbury Racing region seek a motivated and responsible person for the position of Raceday and Trials Starter.


The position will report to the Racing Club Manager and be employed by the Club conducting the Raceday or Trials meeting.


The role is a casual position requiring the need to work approximately 39 Racedays and 19 Trials meetings with travel to the venues a necessity. These events are on a variety of days of the week throughout the year. The number of events can vary.


The position requires a variety of skills including management of a team of people, racing, horse and equine related skills, and an ability to understand the working mechanics of the starting gates.


Knowledge of the New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing Rules of Racing, the Starters Manual and all relevant raceday regulations, routines and procedures is necessary.

Applications for the position close at

12 noon on Monday 9 May 2022

and should be addressed to tim@riccartonpark.co.nz subject STARTER or

in writing to: Starter, P O Box 11137, Sockburn, CHRISTCHURCH 8443