• Racing Assistant Starter

    Job Locations US-WV-Chester
    # of Openings
    Racing Operations
    Location : Name Linked
    Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort

    MPI TM

    Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort is located in Chester, WV. Mountaineer features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, spa, golf course, fine dining and entertainment, a theater and events center, and a convention center. We also have over 800 of the best Team Members. Visit Mountaineer online at www.MOREatMountaineer.com and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.



    Responsible for schooling horses in the morning, setting up gate for the start of each race and ensuring the best start possible.



    • Teaches and familiarizes young horses with the gate to break and school horses on the starters list.
    • Sets gate on track.
    • Puts the correct numbers on each gate.
    • Rakes tire tracks before and after the race.
    • Follows proper procedures for getting gate on and off track for each race.
    • Moves starting stands to each starting distance.
    • Makes all necessary equipment changes on the horse.
    • Loads and handles horses for each race.
    • Assists in loading horses that pull up during and after the race.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • Must have previous experience in either riding or handling horses.
    • Must have knowledge of racing and previous starting gate experience.
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
    • Able to obtain and maintain a valid state racing license.


    • Frequent standing/walking/sitting for extended periods of time.
    • Work area is outdoors and subject to variable temperatures.
    • May be subject to smoking environment, moderate noise and bright lights.

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Essential duties must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.


    Eldorado Resorts is a leading casino entertainment company that owns and operates twenty-six properties in twelve states, including Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, and West Virginia. In aggregate, Eldorado’s properties feature approximately 28,000 slot machines and VLTs and 600 table games, over 12,500 hotel rooms and nearly 18,000 of the best Team Members in the industry!


    Founded in 1973 in Reno, Eldorado has been dedicated to providing exceptional guest service, a dynamic gaming product, award-winning dining, exciting entertainment and premier accommodations. Our extensive management experience and unwavering commitment to our team members, guests and shareholders have been the primary drivers of our strategic goals and success. We take pride in our reinvestment in our properties and the communities we support along with emphasizing our Family-Style approach in an effort to build loyalty among our team members and guests. We will continue to focus on the future growth and diversification of our company while maintaining our core values and striving for operational excellence. For more information about Eldorado Resorts, please visit www.eldoradoresorts.com and be sure to like us on Facebook!


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