Definition of the Jockey Club from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Jockey Club

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(in Britain) an organization, founded in 1750, that supports the sport of horse racing and owns many important and well-known racecourses. Until 2006 it was also responsible for setting the rules of the sport and licensing those who take part in it. This function is now carried out by the British Horseracing Authority.