n.1.A professional rider and trainer of race horses.
2.A trainer and dealer in horses.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Murray was, by all accounts, a blustering, roystering, country squire: a devoted fox-hunter, a skilful horse-jockey and farrier, an active, practical farmer, and a hearty bon vivant.
I've been looking at them a bit this morning; and upon my word, Black Boss, and Grey Tom, and that young Nimrod are the finest animals I've seen for many a day!' Then followed a particular discussion of their various merits, succeeded by a sketch of the great things he intended to do in the horse-jockey line, when his old governor thought proper to quit the stage.
Clerk of the course Andrew Morris said: "Two years ago it became clear owners and trainers were very keen to have specific 'horse-jockey ' combinations available for races of the calibre of the Peterborough.