Why Recruit a Godolphin Flying Start Graduate?

It’s a People Business

One of the greatest strengths of Godolphin Flying Start alumni is their network of business relationships from the ground level up to world leaders in business and politics. This network, coupled with a high level of personal awareness, leadership competencies and communication skills ensures that graduates can work across cultures to deliver their message with ease.

A commitment to high standards and a spirit of contribution ensures that employers will benefit from enhanced teamwork and quality results from graduates.


A global thoroughbred industry awareness as a result of living and working in five different racing jurisdictions is part of every Godolphin Flying Start graduates skill set. Working hands on with the most successful people across breeding, racing and bloodstock gives real world experience and an ability to adapt to climate and environment as required.


Fresh, Informed Perspective

If you are looking for energy and focus towards understanding issues and creative problem solving then you should connect with a Godolphin Flying Start graduate. Their ability to source, analyse and present information is refined and professional.


New Market Opportunities

In todays rapidly changing marketplace you need ideas, vision and energy to drive business forward. Spotting a new opportunity locally or internationally can result in fresh revenues and increased market share. Godolphin Flying Start graduates knowledge of digital technology and current research can give you the edge you seek.



“I believe that I am one of many who has had a great experience with the Godolphin Flying Start program. I have recently employed two of their graduates and they have been wonderful additions to the stable. I have found them to be very competent with horses, well mannered, hardworking employees who will become the leaders of tomorrow. The Godolphin Flying Start program provides their graduates with a new dimension and perspective into racing. The program is very successful as it has been producing many potential thoroughbred leaders not only in the racing aspect, but also in all industries of the sport. The reason for the program’s success could be pinpointed to the vigorous international curriculum in the presence of motivated students.”

Christophe Clement, Racehorse Trainer, USA


“During my time on Godolphin Flying Start, I knew that the knowledge I was gaining would be greatly beneficial in my career in the thoroughbred industry. But it was only when I started working that I realized just how great the benefits are. I draw on my experiences from Godolphin Flying Start on a daily basis in my job, and I now can’t imagine doing what I do without it.”

Kelsey Riley, Assistant Editor, TDN, 2012 Graduate