jockey club

noun

Definition of jockey club

: an association for the promotion and regulation of horse racing

Examples of jockey club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like much of Hong Kong, the jockey club learned from the city’s experience with the SARS epidemic in 2003. Timothy Mclaughlin, The Atlantic, "How to Gamble When There Are No Sports," 25 Apr. 2020 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," 29 Aug. 2019 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," 29 Aug. 2019 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," 29 Aug. 2019 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," 29 Aug. 2019 The jockey club’s first plan budgeted $15.5 million for Pimlico and $14.8 million for Laurel; the 2014 plan showed slightly less than half of all capital spending going to Pimlico. Baltimore Sun Staff, baltimoresun.com, "Maryland legislature probes horse racing panel’s oversight of subsidies for racetracks," 6 Sep. 2019 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," 29 Aug. 2019 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," 29 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of jockey club

1775, in the meaning defined above

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“Jockey club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jockey%20club. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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