Jockey Valet

Attend to Jockeys at racetrack performing a variety of services.

What does a Jockey Valet do?

Attends to JOCKEY at racetrack performing variety of services: Saddles horse and inserts lead pads in saddle pockets to meet weight specifications for race. Places number on saddle to correspond with horse’s entry number in race. Reads color assignment chart and obtains specific colors of silks from color room corresponding to stable colors. Assists JOCKEY to dress for race. Unsaddles horse after race and returns riding equipment to storage area. Cleans saddles, washes silks, and shines boots for JOCKEY.