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A devotee of horse racing, especially one who owns or trains horses.
- ‘The racers of the most prominent turfmen of the country are there.’
- ‘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.’
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