jockey into position

jockey someone or something into position

to manage to get someone or something into a desirable position. (See also jockey for position.) The rider jockeyed his horse into position. Try to jockey your bicycle into position so you can pass the others.
See also: jockey, position
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The question is, can Rogers help the company jockey into position before it gets crowded out by wannabes?
Despite the skeptics who assert that there remains no market for the so-called "Information Superhighway," companies have been racing to jockey into position in order to take advantage of the market.