jockey club

noun

Definition of jockey club

: an association for the promotion and regulation of horse racing

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Mainlanders keen for a flutter must travel to Macau’s extravagant casinos or to Hong Kong’s jockey clubs. The Economist, "The Chinese state manages the world’s second-biggest lottery industry," 31 Aug. 2019 In December and January, jockey club officials said the projects were on schedule. Doug Donovan, Washington Post, "In 2016, Md. horse racing regulators gave Stronach $1.7 million to build new dorms for track workers. What happened?," 9 July 2019 The group wanted answers for the delays and timelines from the jockey club . Doug Donovan, Washington Post, "In 2016, Md. horse racing regulators gave Stronach $1.7 million to build new dorms for track workers. What happened?," 9 July 2019 The group wanted answers for the delays and demanded the jockey club provide timelines for completing the projects. Doug Donovan, baltimoresun.com, "In 2016 Maryland racing regulators gave Stronach $1.7 million for new dorms for track workers. What happened?," 3 July 2019 And the move to ban outside alcohol has also been credited with taming the debauchery of the infield, as the jockey club has since emphasized music over bacchanalia. Christina Tkacik, baltimoresun.com, "Preakness 2018 attendees face stricter regulations on outside food, drink," 18 May 2018 Water dripped from the roof of the grandstand onto the third-floor concourse, and Tim Ritvo, chief operating officer of the company that owns the jockey club and the track, said ceiling tiles were falling. Scott Dance, baltimoresun.com, "Mud bogs down Preakness 2018, as organizers offer strongest hint Triple Crown jewel could leave Pimlico," 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of jockey club

1775, in the meaning defined above

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