A photo finish for a pair of thoroughbred WordPress websites

The Jockey Club had a two-fold problem, they needed a website to advertise job vacancies in their business, and they needed a platform to train new recruits on. To solve the quandary, we built two websites for them. Each features its own bespoke abilities tailored to its specific task.

CASE STUDY:#171COMPANY:The Jockey ClubDATE:2018DELIVERABLES:Design, Development, Support & Maintenance

Website Design - Jockey Club

How do you combine modern web design with history? And how do you recruit new team members to join your club?

You start with great web design.

Aintree, Cheltenham, Newmarket, Sandown Park—the names reverberate in this history of British racing like a who’s who of the record books. It’s here in the palatial halls of Britain’s finest horse racing hubs that The Jockey Club operates. Between the starting guns and thunder of hooves, you’ll find their staff catering to the prestigious patrons of one of the most storied sports on the planet. was built to bring talented employees to The Jockey Club, to show people what working at the U.K’s top race courses is like and what they can expect when they join the team. It’s an elegant, image-rich website that highlights job opportunities from the kitchen to the concourse, housing job listings for 13 race courses and an easy-to-use portal for new applicants.

At, the goal is simple: onboard new employees and teach them everything they need to know about working at the racetrack. Using interactive courses and video, we were able to craft a custom educational website that keeps Jockey Club staff up-to-speed on everything from changing a keg to the perfect pour of wine.

The entire website is hosted on Potato Care, our world-class, WordPress hosting and maintenance service with incredibly fast load times that make browsing on mobile intuitive, and nearly instant.


Metal Potato were right on the mark from the start. Clearly passionate about their work, they are true perfectionists and were always available at the end of the phone.
Amanda Mason — Marketing Manager, The Jockey Club