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A jockey is someone who rides horses in horse racing or steeplechase racing, primarily as a profession. The word also applies to camel riders in camel racing.

A weighty issue: Hidden world of jockey heaving bowls - CNN.com


Oct 23, 2012 ... The stereotypical image of sportsmen is of bulging six-packs -- except jockeys; Horse riders are put under enormous pressure to meet racing ...

Current Ratings - Top Active Jockeys - Horse Racing Nation


Ruffianlover One of the reasons for songbird's success aside from her incredible talent- is her hall of fame jockey on her back. He lets her run her race. She has ...

Horse racing's dirty little secret - Cincinnati Enquirer


Apr 25, 2004 ... By Neil Schmidt The Cincinnati Enquirer. LOUISVILLE - Shane Sellers paused outside the washroom stalls in the jockeys room of Churchill ...

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Apr 21, 2012 ... Above all, we would state that before becoming a jockey one needs to be a " Horse man/woman". It is imperative that one understands the ...

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A Jockey's Hard Life . Seabiscuit . WGBH American Experience | PBS


Making a living as a jockey is a dangerous proposition. Race horses can weigh up to 1450 pounds. A racing Quarter Horse has a top speed of nearly 55 miles ...

Do jockeys matter at all in horse racing? - Slate


May 12, 2009 ... Another jockey, Mike Smith, will ride Mine That Bird. Does it matter which jockey is riding which horse? Yes, but only a little. Horse-racing ...

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Sep 3, 2010 ... Larry Himmel of KFMB recruited Del Mar's leading jockey, Joel Rosario, to ride a race with a video camera mounted to his helmet. The result is ...

Cheltenham 2015: Horse & jockey: two parts of a racing machine ...


Mar 12, 2015 ... The bond between a horse and its jockey is a relationship like no other, says BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce.

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What is the average height and weight for jockeys? | Reference.com


The average weight of a horse jockey is between 108 and 118 pounds, though in the United States, the minimum riding weight in competition is 116 pounds.

In Kentucky Derby, Race Against Weight Takes Jockeys To A Dark ...


May 2, 2014 ... Weight requirements vary from race to race and track to track, but generally horses carry between 112 and 126 pounds, which includes jockey ...

The Jockey Club


LONGINES World's Best Racehorse Rankings Leading Horses. 1st January 2016 - 9th October 2016 (The next edition will be released on 10th November 2016)