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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 ...

What It Takes To Be A Jockey - HorseJobs.ca


Jul 16, 2009 ... Jockeys need to position and place their horses during the first part of the ... horse racing, has a jockey school or some sort of training program.

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 ...

How do I become a Jockey? Visit our Online Horse Racing Shop


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Top 10 Highest-Earning Horse Racing Jockeys for 2013 - TheRichest


Feb 21, 2014 ... Believe it or not, horse racing is a team sport. And not just between one man and one animal. It all starts with the owners of the horses.

What it Takes to be a Jockey - HorseshoeCorner.com


Jockeys tend to be short people only because they can make the weight assignments required in thoroughbred horse racing. I am 5' but I was one of the shorter ...

The Jockey Club


Support equine research for all breeds at the Grayson-Jockey Club ... awards at open horse shows and competitions, a Thoroughbred of the Year Award and a ...

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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.

Current Ratings - Top Active Jockeys - Horse Racing Nation


These are the top 250 Active Jockeys in North America. ..... ILuvTurfRacing British jockey, Tom Queally, who's ridden such Juddmonte horses as Frankel, Twice ...

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