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Synonyms for jockey

Synonyms for jockey

to direct the course of carefully

to take clever or cunning steps to achieve one's goals

Synonyms for jockey

someone employed to ride horses in horse races

an operator of some vehicle or machine or apparatus

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defeat someone through trickery or deceit

compete (for an advantage or a position)

ride a racehorse as a professional jockey

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Injuries sustained by professional jockeys during their careers is the focus in the first part of the study and so far 75 retired jumps jockeys and 40 retired Flat jockeys have filled in questionnaires for use by the research team.
How come, then, that female jockeys often beat male jockeys in a photo finish?
WELSH jockey Sean Bowen picked up an awards double on a star-studded Lesters awards night at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham.
Sometimes there is little understanding of the gruelling regimes, focused minds and honed physical prowess of jockeys, who make a living taming one of the most powerful creatures on land, frequently reaching speeds of up to 40mph.
The serious injuries suffered by Limerick jockey JT McNamara and Antrim jockey Jonjo Bright were a stark reminder of the risks jockeys face every day.
PERENNIAL champion jockey Tony McCoy was once again the star of the show at the Lesters last night as he picked up two more awards to take his overall tally to 20.
These upgrades are wonderful news for jockeys riding at venues across Victoria and with these new improved facilities, these clubs will be better placed to accommodate the increased numbers of female jockeys as well as better cater for all jockeys.
O'Neill has named Martinez to ride Areyoutalkintome in Sunday's Potrero Grand Handicap at Santa Anita, replacing Patrick Valenzuela, the track's top jockey.
But at the Jockeys' Association Annual General Meeting for Flat jockeys in York, the jockeys unanimously agreed they would not accept booked rides for the fixture in support of the Racetech handlers who have lost work as a result of Arena's cost-cutting measure.
Most of the novel focuses on Samuel and his ambition to become a jockey under the tutelage of his father.
It is the first step in a process that could lead to the introduction of curbs on how many days and hours jockeys work.
Sixty horses were declared for the meeting yesterday, but not enough jockeys could be found to ride them, even though the deadline was extended by an hour and a half.
Racing's regulators have opened the door for the row over mobile phones to be resolved in court following the scrapping of tomorrow's Sandown Park card after a boycott by jockeys.
THE jockeys' bitter dispute with the Jockey Club over the use of mobile phones has forced the Sandown management to abandon tomorrow's meeting.
HORSE racing is facing a new hurdle - from fat jockeys.