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Run a drum

Posted by Baceseras on November 29, 2008 at 20:05

In Reply to: Run a drum posted by D Adams on November 24, 2008 at 10:20:

: Please explain the horse racing term 'Run a drum'.

Baker's Dictionary of Australian Slang gives "drum" as "a racecourse tip" - so tell me, is it the horse, or the tipster, that "runs" the drum? - Bac.