jockey


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jockey

a person who rides horses in races, esp as a profession or for hire
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But realizing that in asking this the Englishman had been looking at him not as an employer, but as a jockey, he answered:
In the middle of the night she remembered that she had forgotten to write her regular letter to her husband; and she decided to do so next day and tell him about her afternoon at the Jockey Club.
I have every hope, however, that your horse will start upon Tuesday, and I beg that you will have your jockey in readiness.
When four-and-twenty girls, dressed as jockeys, came prancing on to the stage, cracking their whips, stamping the heels of their topboots, and winking at the audience, Polly did not think it at all funny, but looked disgusted, and was glad when they were gone; but when another set appeared in a costume consisting of gauze wings, and a bit of gold fringe round the waist, poor unfashionable Polly did n't know what to do; for she felt both frightened and indignant, and sat with her eyes on her play-bill, and her cheeks getting hotter and hotter every minute.
Former champion jockey Willie Carson said: "We know racing is a high-risk sport, so understanding both the risks for injury in current jockeys and the long-term problems in retired jockeys is incredibly important.
WHAT a splendid achievement by former Olympic cyclist-turned jockey Victoria Pendleton to finish fifth in the Foxhunter Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
WELSH jockey Sean Bowen picked up an awards double on a star-studded Lesters awards night at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham.
BETFAIR are launching 'National Jockey Day' on Betfair Chase Day at Haydock Park this Saturday.
The serious injuries suffered by Limerick jockey JT McNamara and Antrim jockey Jonjo Bright were a stark reminder of the risks jockeys face every day.
PERENNIAL champion jockey Tony McCoy was once again the star of the show at the Lesters last night as he picked up two more awards to take his overall tally to 20.
Jockey rooms at five country racing clubs are set for a $235,000 makeover with the Victorian Coalition Government and the racing industry focusing on upgrading facilities for the growing band of female jockeys.
2 Jockey: N Schofield Trainer: P Nicholls 37 ARBOR SUPREME Parted company with his jockey at halfway last year but recent second to stablemate The Midnight Club reads well.