Starting Gate Driver
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Starting Gate Drivers do?
Steers vehicle equipped with rear folding barrier that allows alignment and positioning of horses abreast of gate prior to official start of sulky race. Accepts control of vehicle acceleration from HORSE-RACE STARTER 153.267-010 who simultaneously actuates folding of gate at starting point of race. Drives vehicle off track to clear path for race.