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jockey club

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noun
  1. 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.
  2. a section at a racetrack reserved for members of such an association, containing box seats, a restaurant, and sometimes rooms for social gatherings.
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Origin of jockey club

First recorded in 1765–75
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Jockey Club

noun
  1. British the governing body that regulates and controls horse-racing both on the flat and over jumps
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