It may be well established but the Godolphin Flying Start programme remains fresh and innovative, preparing today's talented recruits to become tomorrow's inspirational leaders. After two years of university-accredited management and leadership training, working with some of the world's most successful names across breeding, racing and bloodstock, our graduates typically go on to rewarding roles in their chosen field – and contribute to the industry's long-term success: 50% of graduates are business owners, founders or managers.
Our innovative partnership with Newmarket Academy helps change lives by inspiring youngsters to learn more about the industry and the wealth of career opportunities it offers. Managed by the charity Racing To School since 2016, NAGBP serves over 600 pupils aged 11-16 and hosts approximately 30 events each academic year covering maths, business studies, hospitality, careers advice, food technology, art, and travel and tourism. These include curriculum-based learning days, trips to the racecourse and school visits from equine experts, all designed to prompt students to consider a career in the industry.
TIC is a not-for-profit organisation, supported by Godolphin, that promotes job opportunities for the next generation in Australia’s racing and breeding industry.
The 12-month Explorer Cadetship helps young people develop essential stable and stud horsemanship skills, further their expertise in working with professionals at leading stables and stud farms and decide on the next steps in their career.
Our Godolphin Bursary, launched in 2015, supports young people to go on to university or other higher education institutions each year. Offered to final-year students at eight secondary schools close to Godolphin stud farms in Ireland, successful applicants benefit from a laptop, plus €1,500 per annum for up to four years. The scheme rewards students who contribute to their local and school communities and encourages them to continue their caring ethos.