jockey club

noun

: an association for the promotion and regulation of horse racing

Examples of jockey club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The jockey club said any horses with fever above 101.5 degrees or exhibiting signs of incoordination must be reported to a jockey club veterinarian. Dillon Mullan, Baltimore Sun, 16 Apr. 2024 By June, the city had dropped its suit, and Rifkin, the jockey club’s lawyer, began meeting with Foreman, the horse industry counsel, and William H. Cole IV, the former Baltimore Development Corp. chief executive, who represented the city’s interests. Washington Post, 10 May 2021 All three horses were cleared to compete, the jockey club said. Victoria Albert, CBS News, 15 May 2021 Last year, the jockey club dispensed with it entirely. Pamela Wood, baltimoresun.com, 18 Mar. 2021 Like much of Hong Kong, the jockey club learned from the city’s experience with the SARS epidemic in 2003. Timothy McLaughlin, The Atlantic, 25 Apr. 2020 Mainlanders keen for a flutter must travel to Macau’s extravagant casinos or to Hong Kong’s jockey clubs. The Economist, 29 Aug. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1775, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of jockey club was in 1775

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“Jockey club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jockey%20club. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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