Clock racehorses at racetrack during workouts to obtain speed information.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Clockers do?

Clocks racehorses at racetrack during morning workouts to obtain speed information: Identifies each horse on track by its particular identifying marks and color, and records name. Observes horse during workout and assigns speed rating according to effort extended by horse and rider, distance run, and time required as measured by stopwatch. Records information and submits it to track management.

Should I be a Clocker?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Clockmaker Apprentice, Lap Checker

    How to become a Clocker

    Clockers often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9ddsaa&chl=no+college+%2871%25%29|certificate+%284%25%29|associate%27s+%284%25%29|bachelor%27s+%2821%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,71,71
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