- a person who is extremely devoted to horse racing.
Origin of turfman
Examples from the Web for turfman
Historical Examples of turfman
He nodded up the aisle where the turfman was entertaining the major and his wife.
There, a man's horse is his life; to the turfman it is his fortune—one and the same.
Time and time again he determined to face the turfman and learn the worst.
He is a turfman, with carefully brushed side-whiskers dyed coal-black, and hawk-like eyes.Trapped in 'Black Russia'
Fear never would have given the turfman the entre to the Desha home; only friendship.
- mainly US a person devoted to horse racingAlso called: turfite (ˈtɜːfaɪt)