Archive for June, 2009

Whales Live In The Ocean

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 28, 2009 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

As of late, I have been reading more and more about not paying attention to the customer. I have always been a big supporter of treating the guest fairly, but there are some groups growing in size that use their name as a bully pulpit. Mostly the groups that want to interact with tracks, will […]

What Can Stop A Train?

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 27, 2009 in General Discussion, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

The answer, besides a car that is stuck on the tracks, is weight. That is, unless your name is Zenyatta… Today you got to see the best two gals in our sport. There are no real scary three-year-old colts, and these gals have caught national attention. Zenyatta ran in the Vanity at Hollywood Park. Maybe […]

Girl Power

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 27, 2009 in Free Picks and Tips | No Comments >>

On Saturday, you will get to see two of the best gals the game has to offer. They will not face each other just yet, but it is like a championship fight. It is only a matter of time before it happens. Until that time, you need to dial up WinningPonies.com and hook up with […]

Day Off From Work

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 25, 2009 in General Discussion, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I had a day off from work… Well, I had a bit of money to my name, and I didn’t want to cut the grass on this red-hot day. So, I headed to the O.T.B….. Before I left, I downloaded two tracks that I enjoy playing. They are Belmont and¬†Monmouth. I knew that I was […]

What Do We Need?

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 25, 2009 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

As a horse player, we need very little to keep our smiles flowing. That is of course, if you have¬†the winner of the fifth race. As business gets tough, we need to stop crying. Things will get better, and if they don’t, what difference does it make to go the extra mile? I applaud Churchill […]

Down, But Not Out…

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 25, 2009 in General Discussion, News | No Comments >>

Everyone is focused on Kentucky’s failure to pass VLT legislation in the Senate. This was the furthest the bill ever got in the history of the idea. I liken it to a champion boxer. They may have wobbled by a shot to the chin, but they are already coming back with another plan. The VLT […]

Say It So…

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 25, 2009 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion, News | No Comments >>

Everyone remembers the Preakness. The way we saw the filly dismantle the boys at her will.. The way she dug in and held her ground. Well, you may not get to see her on the biggest stage of racing. I know, it is our loss. Racing’s loss.. History’s loss… Hell, I don’t know of any […]

Kentucky Blues

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 23, 2009 in General Discussion, News | 1 Comment >>

In a time when racing needs all the help it can get, Kentucky was dealt a blow today that does not allow for the senate to vote on VLT legislation. I have talked to ten friends that work in racing; they have never been so scared. The writing is on the wall, and the leaders […]

The Tale Of Two States

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 20, 2009 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

In the times of VLT’s and slot machines, many states have tossed their hat into the ring. It seems where there once was none, could possibly be two new locations. The states in question would be Kentucky, and now Ohio. I know, you probably are saying what does this have to do with me? How […]

Soggy [Free Selection]

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 19, 2009 in Free Picks and Tips, Other Events | No Comments >>

The turf course may be very soft this weekend at New York. This little tidbit may be just what the doctor ordered for a sweet victory. Last week, we caught a 3-4 shot sleeping at the wheel over the soft going. Let’s go for two-in-a row. Go to Race #9 at Belmont on Saturday. It […]