Archive for December, 2011

Free Santa Anita Picks LaBrea Stakes

by Horstradamus

posted on December 29, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, News, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

As we get ready to turn a new page and welcome the year 2012 the last Grade 1 race of 2011 will be run at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, December 31st.  The LaBrea Stakes at 7 furlongs for 3-year-old fillies features a cast of 9 including stand out horses Turbulent Descent who is looking […]

Kentucky Derby 2012 Future Bets

by Horstradamus

posted on December 27, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

While most people don’t consider December to be the best month for betting on Kentucky Derby prospects that hasn’t stopped several of the biggest sports books in Vegas from offering odds on hundreds of horses who may or may not be the next Secretariat. The Wynn Race & Sports Book kicked off the fun by […]

Melikov’s Horses to Watch, Dec 2011, cont.

by Greg Melikov

posted on December 26, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won four times, finished second nine times and ran third three times since Nov. 5. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. AQUEDUCT Law Enforcement: […]

Looking Forward to the Santa Anita Park 2011 – 2012 Race Meet

by Horstradamus

posted on December 20, 2011 in Horse Racing, News, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

On Sunday, December 26th the “Great Race Place” – Santa Anita Park will open to the public for their annual winter meet that will run till April 22nd.  This year’s season will feature no less than 47 stakes races with 40 of them being graded. A total of 9 Grade 1 races will be run […]

Quarter Horse Action Underway at Hialeah Park

by Horstradamus

posted on December 18, 2011 in Horse Racing, News, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

On December 10th the third annual meet at Hialeah Park got off to a great start with a strong turnout of 6,000 fans to witness opening day at the historic South Florida track.  The winter meet at Hialeah will feature 3 days of live racing each week until February 19, 2012. If you’re a long […]

Free Gulfstream Park Pick Six Selections

by Horstradamus

posted on December 13, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The cold winter months can be a drain on a horseplayer looking for some good mid-week action.  While it’s still freezing in most of the country the weather is sunny and the turf is in great shape down at Gulfstream Park in Sunny South Florida. Get off to a great start to your betting week […]

Gulfstream Park’s Middle Name on Dirt Is Speed

by Greg Melikov

posted on December 7, 2011 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

Gulfstream Park has always been considered a speed track since I first visited the South Florida facility many, many years ago when I was a young man. Even after Gulfstream extended its main track to 1 1/8 miles while refurbishing the dirt surface, it continues to favor the swift. Horses with early speed always do […]

Melikov’s Horses to Watch, Dec 2011

by Greg Melikov

posted on December 7, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won nine times, finished second five times and ran third three times since Nov. 5. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. AQUEDUCT Coaltown Legend: […]

Increased Betting Opportunities at Gulfstream Park for 2011 – 2012 Race Meet

by Horstradamus

posted on December 5, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, News, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

On Saturday, December 3rd the annual winter race meet at Gulfstream Park got off to its earliest start ever.  While in the past South Florida race fans needed to wait till after the new year to experience world class racing – they have now been rewarded with an entire extra month of racing.  The 2011 […]