Archive for March, 2009

Trends: Fact Or Fiction?

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 26, 2009 in General Discussion, Kentucky Derby, Other Events | No Comments >>

In 2006, Barbaro proved it was possible to stave off rust for five full weeks. The following year, Street Sense won the Kentucky Derby after just two practice sessions. And last season, Big Brown showed three starts were all he needed to gain the experience necessary to dominate Thoroughbred racing’s marquee day. The last three […]

Tuesday Steamers

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 23, 2009 in Free Picks and Tips | 3 Comments >>

I love playing on Tuesday. I don’t know why exactly, but what better time to build your bankroll for the weekend… Now, here is the best news. is going to lay out a couple on the house! These are sweet plays that could be taken advantage of; to start thinking about the Florida Derby […]

The Road We All Should Have Taken

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 23, 2009 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

I spent the day at the races this past weekend. Not only did I get to see quality horses, but I traveled back in time to when big race days were events rather than just another wagering option. It was magical as those claimers entered the track. Each having their story, and it was our […]

The One That Got Away!

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 22, 2009 in General Discussion, News, Other Events | 1 Comment >>

The $500,ooo Lane’s End Stakes lined up to look like a two horse contest. That was before hindsight kicked-in and knowledge fell upon me like pennies from heaven. It was just about 15 minutes too late…. Bittle Road and West Side Bernie looked as good as a home cooked meal. They both had credentials, workouts, […]

Buckeye Bonanza

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 22, 2009 in News | No Comments >>

The Ohio State Racing Commission wants to put 14,000 slot machines at Ohio’s seven racetracks — including Lebanon Raceway in Warren County — to save the struggling horse-racing industry and provide millions of dollars for schools. After voting for the plan on Thursday, March 19th, the commission began trying to win statehouse support. That could […]

Follow The Derby Trail….

by Horstradamus

posted on March 20, 2009 in Kentucky Derby, Other Events | No Comments >>

There is exactly 43 days until the 135th Kentucky Derby on May 2nd.  We have put together a page showing all the major prep races.  This includes the winners of the races that have already run, as well as the races that are yet to occur.   Check it out and follow along as the Derby […]

Feeling The Pinch

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 20, 2009 in News | No Comments >>

Tracks of all sizes are feeling the sting. This is the case from the track where the Breeders’ Cup will be held, to the fair circuits that have been the backbone of many small towns. Either way, the evidence is there. Karen Strongin, manager at the Cochise County Fairgrounds said last week that this year’s […]

New Wagers

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 20, 2009 in General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

Players love to chase lottery size pots. It doesn’t matter where they are running, or how much they run for in purse money. A player loves the thrill of the action. The “Super-High Five” is a wager that shows the chase in full bloom. This wager began at a track in the Caribbean, and was […]

Charitable Man Headed To Bluegrass

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 20, 2009 in General Discussion, Other Events | No Comments >>

Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin has circled April 11th and has picked out the Blue Grass Stakes for Charitable Man’s return. One of the most highly regarded 2-year-olds of 2008, Charitable Man hasn’t raced since winning Belmont’s Futurity in September. An injury cut his juvenile campaign short. But in preparing for his return, the unbeaten son of […]

WinningPonies Firing on All Cylinders!

by Horstradamus

posted on March 17, 2009 in General Discussion, News and Announcements | 1 Comment >>

Hopefully, you have been with us lately with some of our major scores.  We are currently offering a FREE baseball cap to customers who send us their testimonial. In the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park on March 14th, we were probably the ONLY service that had Win Willy.  In fact, we had him in […]