Opportunities in Racing

Opportunities in Racing

Once you’ve seen these 6 films, focussing on different careers, study opportunities and working in Cheshire, you can’t help but be inspired to learn more about what’s possible in horseracing in Cheshire.

Racecourse Employee

We talk to Lucinda Dutton, Racecourse Employee at Chester and Bangor Racecourse about what her daily job entails. View the video to see what tips Lucinda has for getting into racing.


We caught up with Cheshire Point-to-Point trainer Oliver Greenall about his ambitions to obtain a trainer’s license and hear his top advice for getting some all-important experience.

Work Rider

We visited Donald McCain’s stables and caught up with ‘Rooney’ to hear about his daily buzz; riding racehorses for a living. View the video to hear Rooney’s tips for getting into racing.

Stable Staff

We went behind the scenes at Manor House stables and chatted to Mel, a Barn Leader, about her love for horses and asked what her job entails. View the video to find out more.


We chatted to Cheshire Veterinary Surgeon, Matthew O’Donnell, about the amazing career opportunities he has had working with horses as a vet and ask his advice for anyone considering Veterinary science.

Breeding & Sales

We talk to Will Kinsey from Ashton, Cheshire who breeds, buys, sells and trains racehorses. We caught up with will to hear how his love for racing developed and his tips for getting into racing.