Meaning of racegoer in English:


Pronunciation /ˈreɪsɡəʊə/

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  • A person attending a race meeting, especially one who does so frequently.

    ‘There were certainly signs that racegoers were developing an interest in National Hunt by the time the last race had been run on Friday.’
    • ‘Up to 50,000 racegoers are expected to attend each day of Royal Ascot in York next year and the city's tourism and hospitality industry is gearing up.’
    • ‘I am a keen racegoer and enjoyed watching the Derby.’
    • ‘I've had the chance to mingle with the crowds and meet far more racegoers than I normally do, which hopefully helps convey the atmosphere to the viewers at home.’
    • ‘Colours were first used in 1762 to help racegoers distinguish the horses in any given contest.’
    • ‘Many racegoers seem to be unfazed by the allegations of race-fixing and general corrupt practices that are once again dogging the sport.’
    • ‘But it is believed visiting racegoers will bring more than £50m into the local economy.’
    • ‘There was a healthy crowd who stayed to watch the event which was put on partly to stagger the crush of racegoers leaving the course after the last race.’
    • ‘Weekly racegoers are replaced by their once-a-year counterparts, hardened punters by revellers.’
    • ‘Uttoxeter has always been a popular course with racegoers but recent years have seen huge improvements to its facilities.’
    • ‘The dress code may sound outmoded and overly strict but most racegoers enjoy dressing up for what is always a very special occasion.’
    • ‘For many racegoers, choosing a horse to bet on is both the most exciting and hardest part of a day at the races.’
    • ‘Having been a racegoer for twenty years there are a couple of performances that live long in the memory.’
    • ‘I have been a regular racegoer at Ayr race course for 20 years and I have seen it through good times and bad.’
    • ‘Cancelled race meetings are one thing and racegoers will get over their disappointment very quickly when the action resumes.’
    • ‘He is expected to be riding at the groundbreaking Sunday meeting, which is geared particularly towards first-time racegoers.’
    • ‘The new grandstand will hold 10, 875 racegoers if permission is granted.’
    • ‘Some racegoers even thought yesterday's racing had surpassed June's Royal Ascot meeting.’
    • ‘‘We received a lot of praise from racegoers, the public and licensees for our high profile policing,’ he said.’
    • ‘Royal Ascot is synonymous with fashion and its racegoers provide plenty of striking pictures for the media each year - and talking points.’