horse·​play·​er | \ ˈhȯrs-ˌplā-ər How to pronounce horseplayer (audio) \

Definition of horseplayer

: one who habitually bets on horse races

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Thank you to all of the dedicated horseplayers, horsemen, owners, front-side personnel and fans for your participation and support of Golden Gate Fields. John Cherwa,, "Racing! Count Fleet comes in at No. 4 in Triple Crown ratings," 7 June 2018 Also on Twitter, @BetKeeneland is an interactive handle that provides horseplayers with real-time handicapping tips and insights while benefitting the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance through its Handicapper of the Day series. Jason Frakes, The Courier-Journal, "Keeneland's spring meet opens Friday. Here are 5 things to know before going to the track," 5 Apr. 2018 Horseplayers get only three chances a year to select a winner of a classic race and the middle jewel is the 2017 Preakness Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. Special To The Plain Dealer,, "Preakness Stakes 2017: Always Dreaming is pick to win -- Bob 'Railbird' Roberts (photos)," 19 May 2017

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First Known Use of horseplayer

1947, in the meaning defined above

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