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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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    The 2018 – 2020 program applications will open at 10am on Tuesday, January 2nd 2018 and close at 5pm on Read more >

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  • Liam Howley Appointed Head-Trainer at Macedon Lodge

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