The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) is seeking a Lasix Veterinarian to join its team.
The Veterinarian will administer Lasix to horses on race days and draw blood for pre-race and out of competition drug testing protocols. In addition, he/she will help to maintain department files regarding the treatment and testing of horses racing at NYRA
Qualified candidates should hold a DVM, VMD, or equivalent degree, a current NY State veterinary license (or the ability to become licensed in NYS) and have some equine experience. Familiarity with thoroughbred or standardbred racing and industry protocols is a plus. This position requires working on site at all three NYRA tracks during live race meets: Aqueduct Racetrack, BelmontPark, and Saratoga Race Course. A housing stipend is provided for the Saratoga Race Meet.
New York Racing Association offers a competitive salary and benefit package and the opportunity to be part of the rich tradition that defines New York thoroughbred racing.
The New York Racing Association, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit company that owns and operates the three largest racetracks in New York: Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Saratoga. Last year, more than two million people attended the races at NYRA tracks and enjoyed the finest quality of thoroughbred racing in the world.
NYRA is the cornerstone of New York's Thoroughbred racing industry, which provides 17,000 jobs and $1.4 billion in annual impact on the New York State economy. Last year, NYRA's Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course were ranked first and second, respectively, among all North American racetracks in average daily purse distribution. NYRA is a private, not-for-profit, non-dividend paying corporation governed by a Board of Directors, whose members receive no compensation or dividends. Since its inception, NYRA has contributed more than $3 billion in direct tax revenue to the State of New York.