jockey jockey  /ˈdʒɑ ki/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus
  2. (v) defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  3. (v) compete (for an advantage or a position)
  4. (v) ride a racehorse as a professional jockey
  5. (n) someone employed to ride horses in horse races

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. According to an Associated Press report, jockeys in Germany receive from 40 to 50 cents for every race they ride in, plus 2% of the purse for the winner.
  2. A new study on an age-old phenomenon explains why a jockey's minuscule movements can lead to great gains in a racehorse's speed.
  3. In Jockey Eddie Arcaro they have the best known, most respected and most hated jockey in the land.

News

  1. Jockey Ramon Dominguez retiring

    When jockey Ramon Dominguez announced his retirement Thursday, the horse racing world reacted with shock, sadness and memories of how wonderful the 36-year-old was as a rider and is as a person.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Post-Star

  2. Jockey Ramon Dominguez Retires From Riding After Aqueduct Spill

    Ramon Dominguez, North America’s top jockey until he was thrown from his mount and kicked in the head by another horse in a race at New York’s Aqueduct Racetrack, is retiring because of the severity of his injuries.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Jockey Ramon Dominguez retires from racing, citing injuries

    Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez announced his retirement from riding Thursday morning, saying injuries sustained in a Jan. 18 spill prevent him from continuing the profession he loves.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Louisville Courier-Journal

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Quotes

  1. "Things like this are always nice, but it's a bit different from some of my other achievements," said the 36-year-old who was given an MBE seven years ago. "My goal every year is to be champion jockey and if I work hard enough it's something...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Tony McCoy Source: BBC Sport

  2. "I never thought I would walk a jockey," Guillen said. "I get opportunities to walk him to face Big Papi, I will do it."
    on Aug 30, 2008 By: Jose Guillen Source: USA Today

  3. "The favorite is the story because he's so fabulous no matter how you look at it," Zito said outside his stable at the Palm Meadows training center. "Kent Desormeaux, his jockey, has been telling me how great the horse is and he hasn't...
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Nick Zito Source: International Herald Tribune

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