Fair Grounds Clocker

Job Responsibilities:

The Clocker is responsible for taking official timings of the distances worked by horses during morning training sessions. The timings can be used by the Stewards or Veterinarians if the horse needs to have an official published workout prior to racing. The timings can also be used as a tool in handicapping the races.

Specific Duties:

  • Maintain contact with EMTs, Outrider(s), and Track Crew personnel
  • Alert track personnel of loose horse(s) or accidents
  • Take phone calls from trainers
  • Positively identify horses to be timed
  • Operate several stopwatches simultaneously
  • Record and document official workout information
  • Input official workout information into national database
  • Share pertinent information with Stewards and Veterinarians

Confidentiality Requirements:

The Clocker handles, safeguards, and maintains records and documents that are often sensitive in nature and thus is required to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Must have basic skills with RTO-Incompass software
  • Must have excellent timing and hand-eye coordination
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Must be team-oriented
  • Must be able to work successfully with a variety of personality styles
  • Must be able to perform various functions essential to racing operation
Accepting Application Dates: 
November 22, 2021 to March 27, 2022
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Contact Information

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1751 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70119
United States
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