Experienced Senior National Hunt Jockey Required in Australia

The Australian Jumps Racing Association are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity for 1 experienced senior national hunt jockey to travel to Australia and compete for a share in $4,800,000 prize money on offer in the 2019 season.

Offer includes:

• Return Flight from Ireland/UK

• Support securing appropriate visa

• Assistance in Licensing with Racing Victoria

• $2,000 cash towards accommodation on arrival

• Employment with jumps trainer

• Introductions to Victorian and South Australian jumps trainers to assist in securing rides The Australian jumps racing season begins in March and concludes at the end of August.


There is $4,800,000 in prize money available with an average of approximately $60,000 per race. There is a further approx. $1,000,000 available for high weight races.



• Applicants must –

  • Be currently licensed jockeys and riding competitively at time of application
  • be highly skilled, experienced and seasoned riders
  • have ridden multiple winners in top level races
  • be eligible for an Australian visa o supply footage of race rides (or access to footage)


The AJRA is seeking expressions of interest from appropriate applicants by Friday 22nd February 2019.

Applications must include a letter stating your name, age, address, riding experience, and 2 referee contact details. Footage of race rides or access to footage is essential.

Applications can be sent to Lisa@victorianracingacademy.com.au

For further information please contact Lisa Coffey +61 400 519 483 or Lisa@victorianracingacademy.com.au