an association for the regulation and promotion of thoroughbred horse racing, usually composed of racing officials and thoroughbred owners at a specific racetrack or in a particular region.
a section at a racetrack reserved for members of such an association, containing box seats, a restaurant, and sometimes rooms for social gatherings.
(Brit) the governing body that regulates and controls horse-racing both on the flat and over jumps
- Jockey for position
Maneuver or manipulate for one’s own benefit, as in The singers are always jockeying for position on stage. This expression, dating from about 1900, originally meant maneuvering a race horse into a better position for winning. It was transferred to other kinds of manipulation in the mid-1900s.
[jok-ee] /ˈdʒɒk i/ noun, plural jockeys. 1. a person who rides horses professionally in races. 2. Informal. a person who pilots, operates, or guides the movement of something, as an airplane or automobile. verb (used with object), jockeyed, jockeying. 3. to ride (a horse) as a jockey. 4. Informal. to operate or guide the movement […]
Trademark. 1. a brand of short, close-fitting underpants with an elastic band around the waist; briefs.
noun, Pathology. 1. a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area, occurring most commonly in males, especially in warm climates, characterized by itchy and often scaly lesions; tinea cruris. jock itch n. See tinea cruris.