Hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be eligible for this position.
Under the direction of the Director of Operations, responsible for monitoring the health of equines entered into races, in accordance with New York State Racing and Company’s applicable Operational Standards.
Ensure all New York State Gaming Commission regulations and procedures are being followed
Performs pre-race examinations to determine racing soundness
Monitors live racing in the paddock and starting gate
Maintain veterinarian records on individual horses with information obtained from pre-race exams, live racing or track requirements.
Exercise with good judgement the ability to place a horse on the Vets List, and recommend to the stewards the placement of horses on the Stewards List
If deemed necessary, prohibit any horse he or she considers "unfit" from racing until the horse gains a good condition.
Follows and observes the racing horses, and examines any mounts which appear to be in physical distress after the race
Assists with the procedures used to control contagious and infectious illnesses to protect the health and safety of horses and jockey
Perform emergency treatment during live racing
Responsible for reporting any illness and injuries
Ability to adhere to and model the company’s guest service model
Other duties as assigned
Must be licensed to practice veterinary medicine in New York State
Must have working knowledge of drug testing methods: veterinary medicine as it pertains to horses
Racetrack and thoroughbred experience required
Ability to be licensed by New York State Gaming Commission
Take your career beyond the ordinary—to the extraordinary.At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability... and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision, grow with us.Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world. Founded and owned by the Jacobs family for nearly 100 years, it is a global leader in hospitality and food service with operations in the sports, travel hospitality, restaurants and catering, parks, resorts, gaming and specialty retail industries. Delaware North has annual revenue exceeding $3 billion with 60,000 employee associates. To learn more, visit www.delawarenorth.com.All applicants may be subject to a pre-employment background and/or drug testing.Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.