Meaning of turfman in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtəːfmən/


  • A devotee of horse racing, especially one who owns or trains horses.

    ‘It was with a sense of personal loss that turfmen yesterday learned of the death of James Clare, for a quarter of a century the superintendent of the Brighton Beach racecourse.’
    • ‘After retiring from the saddle and taking up residence in Paterson, N.J., then a famous rendezvous for turfmen, Littlefield became one of the leading trainers in America.’
    • ‘The racers of the most prominent turfmen of the country are there.’