Archive for August, 2008

A Million Reasons to Bet Today

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 8, 2008 in Handicapping, Horse Racing, Other Events, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Today is the Arlington Million. The best runners visit the beautiful oval in Chicago, and you can bet the show¬†has been worth the wait. This is a day where you will want to check in with WinningPonies.com before you make your first wager (check our results in last year’s Million). A day of this size […]

The Rule of Four

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 6, 2008 in Educational Articles, General Discussion, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

I have seen every kind of player under the sun. I have started off with win, place and show wagers as we all do and graduated to exotics. But to come back to the basics can be a rewarding experience. What you want to try before heading to the track is a little something called […]

It Is All About The Comeback

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 4, 2008 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events | No Comments >>

If you watched any TV on Sunday, I sure hope it was the Haskell Stakes. You saw many things in a rapid fire race take place. The field was not Big Brown’s toughest to date and had only two graded winners in the starting gate with him. He broke like a champ, and with the […]

Change The Channel

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 4, 2008 in General Discussion, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

It’s no secret that Macrovision, the parent company that acquired TVG / Gemstar TV Guide earlier this year, has them on the block for sale. The Swiss-based financial group UBS is shopping around the racing channel, and it probably will be taken over by an entity in the racing community. Long story short. Why do […]

Is Too Much, Too Much??

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 4, 2008 in General Discussion, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

Del Mar is running 6 days a week. They have been the house that “Bing Built” for as long as memory serves. They are cutting purses for the final days of racing that will conclude on September 3. They are down 7%, and other tracks around the nation are down in the double digits. Racing […]

I Gotta Horse Right Here

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 1, 2008 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping | No Comments >>

Every weekend there is action galore at the Spa. After doing homework, keeping notes, reading, and consulting with WinningPonies.com, I see there are some golden opportunities that need a another look before going to the windows. In the opener there are a few runners worth that second look before making your big move. Especially #3 […]