Posted by James Briggs on August 28, 2005
In Reply to: Run a drum posted by Mark Trezise on August 28, 2005
: Hello, I was wondering if you could find the meaning of the phrase "to run a drum" or "did'nt run a drum", currently used in relation to horse racing. I await your informed reply, regards Mark
If you go to http://188.8.131.52/search?q=cache:nNZJ9Im-AUQJ:www.anu.edu.au/andc/ozwords/October_96/2._horseracing.htm+%22run+a+drum%22&hl=en you'll get an answer.