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Jockey club   /dʒˈɑki kləb/   Listen
Jockey club

A club to promote and regulate horse racing.

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"Jockey club" Quotes from Famous Books

... to the bill is that it does not prohibit bookmaking and pool selling, but, on the contrary, expressly saves from the operation of its prohibitions and penalties the Washington Jockey Club "and any other regular organizations owning race tracks no less than 1 mile in ...
— A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume IX. • Benjamin Harrison

... letter of February 2, 1860, from Consul Bunch, at Charleston, S.C., to Lord Lyons, the British Minister at Washington[49]. Bunch wrote describing a dinner which had been given the evening before, by the Jockey Club of Charleston. Being called upon for a speech, he had alluded to the prizes of the Turf at home, and had referred especially to the Plates run for the various British colonies. Continuing, ...
— Great Britain and the American Civil War • Ephraim Douglass Adams

... Maryland. "We were there hardly two weeks, and I hadn't recovered from the trip across the sea. When I think of returning God knows I'd almost stay here. You wouldn't suppose one person could vent so much. I believe Felix went to a Jockey Club, there were balls and farces; but I kept in bed." Mrs. Penny asked, "And London—how are you amused there now?" The other retied the bow of a garter. "Fireworks, Roman candles to Mr. Handel's music, and Italian parties, Villeggiatura. Covent ...
— The Three Black Pennys - A Novel • Joseph Hergesheimer

Words linked to "Jockey club" :   guild, order, lodge, society, social club, gild, club

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