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Jockey Club

(Horse Racing) Brit the governing body that regulates and controls horse-racing both on the flat and over jumps
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Noun1.Jockey Club - a club to promote and regulate horse racingjockey club - a club to promote and regulate horse racing
gild, guild, social club, society, club, lodge, order - a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
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Highcamp called to ask her to go with them to the Jockey Club to witness the turf event of the season.
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.
Turned out of the Jockey Club, turned out of Tattersalls', turned out of the betting-ring; in short, posted publicly as a defaulter before the noblest institution in England, the Turf--and all for want of five hundred pounds to stop the mouth of the greatest brute I know of, Alfred Hardyman
British Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, His Excellency Ian Lindsay, also attended the race which included a special cup dedicated to the Jockey Club.
North West regional director of Jockey Club Racecourses John Baker said: "We'll be sad to see Garry move on from his Haydock Park role.
The agreement with the 15-strong racecourse group that includes Aintree, Cheltenham, Epsom Downs and Newmarket within its portfolio, will see Pinsent Masons granted preferred supplier status to Jockey Club Racecourses for all of its legal work.
The Jockey Club investment will include improvements for owners and trainers, and focus on enhancing the overall customer experience at the racecourse, including elevated walkways to ease mobility and multi-tiered viewing of the parade ring.
Saddle Brook Jockey Club, located in southwest Amarillo at 4332 SW 45th Ave.
It was in 2003 that the Jockey Club first announced its intention to transfer its regulatory role to an independently controlled board, acknowledging that the perception of a private club regulating a major British sport could be damaging to racing's interests.
Jockey Club spokesman John Maxse said: "Alan Brazil will be notified that we have received correspondence on the matter.
The findings will assist the Jockey Club in carrying out its vital duties in upholding the integrity of the sport.
However, Jockey Club public relations director John Maxse said: "The claim that 14 jockeys are currently the subject of a 'betting scam probe' by the Jockey Club is wholly inaccurate.