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.