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Godolphin Flying Start, formerly Darley Flying Start, is a unique Management and Leadership training program that specialises in the international Thoroughbred racing and breeding industry.

Our mission is to recruit the most talented people worldwide and to give them a professional training and experience unmatched by any other, in turn achieving our vision of producing committed industry leaders working in existing and emerging markets contributing to the long term success of the Thoroughbred industry.

Accredited by University College Dublin Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Godolphin Flying Start is validated by the success of our alumni and the recruitment of graduates by Thoroughbred industry leaders. The blend of professional, personal and experiential learning in a Thoroughbred business environment across five countries is a model for success.

Godolphin Flying Start graduates form an educated, dynamic global network who are leading change and driving development in the Thoroughbred industry today.

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  • Liam Howley Appointed Head-Trainer at Macedon Lodge

    INTERNATIONAL experience has clinched Liam Howley the role as Lloyd Williams’ head trainer at Macedon Lodge. Howley, who worked in Read more >

  • Godolphin Flying Start USA Coordinator Announced

    Godolphin Flying Start is delighted to announce that Kate Hardy will join the team as the USA Coordinator. Kate graduated Read more >

  • General Conatus gives trainer KS Tan first winner

    The last 200m of the Class 5 Division 2 event over 1,400m in Race 5 yesterday must surely have set Read more >

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