jockeyship


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jockeyship

(ˈdʒɒkɪˌʃɪp)
n
the art or skill of a jockey
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A degree of jockeyship, however, is required for this service, for a Canadian voyageur is as full of latent tricks and vice as a horse; and when he makes the greatest external promise, is prone to prove the greatest "take in.
It was voted the greatest piece of jockeyship of that season.
However, it soon became clear the favourite faced an impossible task and Three Of A Kind kept on to win by 14 lengths in a race where jockeyship was decisive.
The 80s represented a golden decade for jockeyship on the Flat.
Twiston-Davies said: "Although it was only his sixth winner, Jamie is very good as he showed with a faultless display of jockeyship on his first ride without his 10lb claim.
Channon himself added: "We didn't plan to make it but Tony has got it dead right and all credit to him, it was a superb piece of jockeyship.
On the subject of jockeyship, he said: "Richard Hills flew in from Dubai this morning, to ride him, and I should think he will ride Mafaaz again in America.
It was everything that punters have come to expect from Cheltenham; great racing, great jockeyship and total dominance from the Irish raiders.
It was everything punters have come to expect from Cheltenham' great racing, great jockeyship and total dominance from the Irish raiders.
It was a tremendous bit of opportunism and a masterful piece of jockeyship.
There's not much pace on, Mick just cops me with about a furlong and a half to go and delays his run for 50 to 100 yards, and that's just good jockeyship on his part.
Jockeyship will not be a problem today, with the capable Michael Fenton booked and the likely strong pace sure to suit his come-from-behind style.