Standardbred Host/Commentator

Milton  |  Full-time (Non-union)  |  Broadcasting
Standardbred Host/Commentator
Full-time (Non-union)
Broadcast Production
For over 100 years, we have been the engine that drives the Ontario horse racing industry. From King’s and Queen’s trips to Canada, to first dates, anniversaries and unforgettable horse races, we create winning experiences for all our guests.

Join a certified Great Place to Work team and be part of the future of horse racing and entertainment. Access exciting programs that can help unlock your potential while developing challenging and rewarding career goals. As we grow, we need dedicated people to join our cause. Be part of Woodbine Entertainment and get inspired to make work awesome!

Woodbine Entertainment is growing, and we are currently looking for a Standardbred Host/Commentator who is customer-focused and committed to providing our guests with winning experiences!
Reporting to the Director, Broadcasting, this position is responsible for hosting the live-to-air Standardbred simulcast for Woodbine Mohawk Park’s Standardbred racing product. This includes: handicapping and hosting Woodbine Mohawk Park’s nightly harness racing card, conducting interviews (live and taped), hosting Woodbine Mohawk Park events as requested, possible backfill on the thoroughbred side as required and contributing to the overall promotion of Woodbine’s racing products. 
Our ideal candidate is going to have a strong passion to wow our guests, great communication skills, a friendly and outgoing attitude, be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be willing to maximize their potential. At Woodbine, the opportunities are endless, so come join a company that makes work awesome!

What are we looking for:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in broadcasting or related field, and/or related work experience. 
  • Experience working in a horse racing environment 
  • Practical on-air broadcast experience is an asset 
  • Experience in real-time racing analysis for Standardbred Racing