Jockey Room Custodian

Ensure that every jockey's attire and riding equipment meet specifications.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $31,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Jockey Room Custodians do?

Ensures that JOCKEYS scheduled to ride are present in jockey room at racetrack and that their dress and riding equipment meet track specifications: Notifies JOCKEYS when to dress. Inspects JOCKEYS for specified colors, saddle numbers, and riding equipment. Informs STEWARD, RACETRACK of JOCKEYS not reporting to prepare for race. Maintains order in jockey room. Examines lead pads to determine that they meet track specifications. Gives directions to workers to clean jockey room.

Should I be a Jockey Room Custodian?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Colors Custodian, Wardrobe Custodian

    How to become a Jockey Room Custodian

    Most Jockey Room Custodians have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9jaaaa&chl=no+college+%2887%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,87,87
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