jockey around

jockey something around

to maneuver something around; to manage something. We had to jockey our bikes around a number of stalled cars. We jockeyed around a few can to make room for the bus in the parking lot.
See also: around, jockey

jockey around

to move around as if trying to get into a special position. I spent most of the movie jockeying around, trying to get comfortable. She always has to jockey around a bit when she is getting into a parking place.
See also: around, jockey
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While he didn't look as willing under pressure, Tony McCoy has been booked and if there is one jockey around who can make a horse's mind up, it's the multiple champion.
He's the best jockey around and we had to have him when he became available," said owner Mick Scaife.
When I heard William was available, that was perfect because he's probably the most talented jockey around.
Yesterday you feel like the worst jockey in the world, today you are the winning-most jockey around the course.
Freddie Tylicki is probably the most underrated and underused jockey around and Master Carpenter showed last time that fast ground holds no fears.
Kinane has a point to prove today, but last Sunday's Irish Derby win proved he is still the best big race jockey around.
He's not the best jockey around, he's certainly not Ruby Walsh, but then not many pros are so what are you gonna do?
Norton has the best record of any jockey around the Roodee and rarely heads back to his Knowsley home without a winner at Chester.
We have seen results that every avid racing fan wanted and one that appealed to a wider audience because it involved Frankie Dettori, the most popular jockey around, and his first Epsom Derby triumph.
Richard Hughes is the hottest jockey around at present and worth a couple of lengths on any of his mounts.
The Tother One's chance would be greatly enhanced with Ruby Walsh on board as he is the best jockey around in staying chases and would creep slowly into the race and deliver his mount after the last.
Caroline, Essex v v Fallon has work cut out Kieren Fallon may be back, but Ryan Moore is the best jockey around.
midlands_lion Noel Fehily, the most underrated jockey around.
The year 2011 promises to elevate him further still as more and more trainers and owners cotton on to the fact that De Sousa looks like a jockey, rides like a jockey and, who, pound for pound, is probably as strong and effective as any jockey around.
He is without doubt the most talented young jockey around and appears to be a very cool customer, too.