| After the King George VI Chase - It appears that within half a mile of the Jockey Club's HQ at Portman Square any man wishing to be hit with a whip with the same intensity as Adrian Maguire hit Barton Bank would have to pay £40 for the privilege.
C. Williams, letter to Racing Post (1993)
| Eventually the pool from which stewards were selected was extended beyond the registered blind, the chronically inbred and those whose ear trumpets or searing gout problems rendered them half-sharp or pathologically vicious.
Altotair Down Weekender (1994)
| Giving a computer to the Tote would be like giving an atom bomb to a baby.
Lord Wigg The Sun (1969)
| If Lord Wigg mistook us for a dinosaur, we no longer take him for a taxidermist.
The National Association of Bookmakers
| Someone suggested that the Jockey Club Race Planning Committee consisted of a table and four chairs - and I bet they've got woodworm.
Jenny Pitman (1989)
| Stewards are, on the whole, simple folk. Most them come from a social class in which inbreeding has taken its toll.
Paul Haigh Racing Post (1994)
|The Jockey Club have issued a writ against the Texan who introduced Cabbage Patch dolls. They claim they have been making them for years - and calling them stewards.
John Francome (1983)
| The Stewards demand explanations But listen with cynical looks. It's obvious in their estimations That trainers are all licensed crooks.
| With some justification the Jockey Club has been described as 'the purest example of the 18th century to survive in Britain'.