BHA Careers in Racing brochure 2021 - Page 13

The British Horseracing Development Programme

The British Horseracing Development Programme ( formerly known as the British Horseracing Graduate Development Programme ) is well known and highly regarded throughout the British Horseracing industry
This Programme provides an invaluable source of talent to the sport and its supporting industry . It is an early careers programme suitable for candidates with Degrees , Higher Apprenticeships or equivalent skills and capabilities .
Over 450 people have completed the Programme and the majority have established careers in British Horseracing in a wide range of roles ; management positions at racecourses , bookmakers , the trade press , trainer ’ s yards , studs , bloodstock sales and also at the British Horseracing Authority .
The Programme starts with a free , comprehensive two-week residential introduction course usually held at The British Racing School in Newmarket in July . This is followed by an 8 week paid placement at one of the sponsoring companies . Applications are usually invited from November to the end of February each year .
More information is available on www . careersinracing . com