Archive for April, 2013

7 Derby-Capping Rules

Most of my working life has been around the track. There is not one complaint in that area, but this is one of the few times of year that you have to blot out the words of wisdom that are coming from everywhere. With that in mind, here is a short compilation of Derby “to-do’s” […]

Free Selections / Hollywood Park / 4-27-2013

The Kentucky Derby is a week away, and some are starting to hibernate with their bankrolls. But, that is only if you are allergic to money. It is time to grab your E-Z Win Forms, as Betfair Hollywood Park is celebrating their 75th Anniversary with California Gold Rush Day!   Hollywood Park   The weather forecast calls for […]

Closing Day / Free Keeneland Selections / Friday

It is hard to believe the month has flown past. For 15 days, give or take, Lexington travels back in time when the doors of Keeneland open. Times when things were simpler, and as the slogan says, “The way racing was meant to be.”   Keeneland The weatherman is smiling kindly on Lexington, and there […]

Free Selections / Churchill Downs / 4-27-2013

The Twin Spires overlook the most historic track in the world. There is only one Kentucky Derby, and no matter who you are, I’ll bet you know a bit about the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports.” Well the countdown has begun and the races begin this weekend. In a matter of days, there will be […]

It’s Post Time!

If you play horses from home or at the office, there may have been a time you bet a buck or two on races from Aintree, Ascot, Ayr,  Cheltenham, Doncaster, or Kempton. I am guilty and have to admit it can be fun. Sometimes if there are a few extra bucks in my wagering account, I find myself making a […]

Day at the Races

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 22, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

We have grown use to having the ease of wagering from the comfort of our home, or the seat in our office. But if you are looking for that tonic that gets your sporting blood pumping make plans to take in a day of live racing action. It takes us back to where we all began. […]

Free Selections / Hawthorne / 4-20-2013

Nothing like heading to sweet-home-Chicago for some exciting racing action. The Illinois Derby was home to Kentucky Derby winner War Emblem in 2002. Could there be another runner who will make an impact down the road? Only time will tell, and post time is slated for 6:15 p.m. ET.   Hawthorne Race Course   The weather forecast […]

Free Selections / Saturday / 4-20-2013

The biggies are in the books, and a few are chasing minor points this weekend.  Just when you think there could be no real runners to come out of this race. Turn back the clocks to the 1999, as Charismatic almost won the Triple Crown. So, don’t go fishing just yet. There is plenty of money to be […]

Talking Derby

The races are in the books, and the new point system has been received well by the participants. Now comes the calm before the storm. We need to drop back, and take in all of the information. Don’t worry, Winning Ponies will keep you up-to-speed with our Internet Radio Show, and the E-Z Win Forms will […]

Horse $ense

Every sport has fans, and all fans have an opinion. In the old days, the only opinions were read in your favorite newspaper, or you had to call into a radio show. But, here is an idea for the serious fan. Not the ones who create nicknames, or give a new twist to profanity. Just the serious […]