Meaning of Flat jockey in English:

Flat jockey

noun

British
  • A jockey who rides in horse races over courses with no jumps.

    ‘he remains one of the leading Flat jockeys’
    • ‘He may end up too big to become a Flat jockey like his father.’
    • ‘The former Flat jockey has started training at Newmarket.’
    • ‘The newly crowned champion won the Flat jockey of the year award.’
    • ‘He became the first northern-based Flat jockey in 95 years to clinch the championship.’
    • ‘He headed the Irish Flat jockeys' table for the second time.’
    • ‘Under the new agreement, Flat jockeys will get a 4 per cent hike to about $100 per mount.’
    • ‘Flat jockeys are usually of a smaller build than jump riders.’
    • ‘He lives the dream every day, remaining one of the top Flat jockeys around.’
    • ‘The accident helped to convince them that Flat jockeys should be required to wear reinforced crash helmets.’
    • ‘Seventeen times previously, the finest Flat jockey this country has ever produced failed to land the Irish Derby.’