racetrack tout


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Noun1.racetrack tout - someone who offers advice about betting on horses (either to influence the odds or in the hope of sharing some of the winnings)
tipster, tout - one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)
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John Shirley was most entertaining as "The Man of La Mancha," an exasperated father from "Bye, Bye Birdie" and a racetrack tout from ``Guys and Dolls.''
Emmet Walsh), a grizzled racetrack tout, thinks the zebra has the right stuff for racing, and encourages Nolan to train Stripes for the upcoming Kentucky Open.
BUD Flanagan and Chesney Allen as racetrack touts helping out a local newspaper.