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.
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Origin of jockey club
First recorded in 1765–75
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British Dictionary definitions for jockey club
British the governing body that regulates and controls horse-racing both on the flat and over jumps
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