Archive for May, 2013

Free Selections / Penn National / Saturday / 6-1-2013

At Penn National, the price of poker is going up! For many years I have watched and wagered on the oval, and now it is finally seeing some relief. The purses are swelling, and I am sure this will be round one of many good things to come. So grab up your E-Z Win Forms […]

Taking Your Shot

As a horse player, punter, gambler, or any other word to describe one who likes the Thoroughbred action. We have all thought about making our living at the track. Now come on, you know you have. Even if it was only for a minute or two.. How about the time when you hit the big trifecta, […]

Free Selections / Belmont / Monday / 5-27-2013

My family would gather to watch the Memorial Day parade in a town that looked like Mayberry. The high school band played, decorated veterans walked proudly, and fire trucks blared sirens tossing candy to the kids. The parade would finish 50-yards past our family, and my dad would gather us up to make our trek to River Downs. A fried chicken lunch […]

Winning Ponies / Free Selections / Saturday / 5-25-2013

Winning Ponies has been on a red-hot streak, and it is never too late to get in on the action. We are going to examine some spot plays from around the country as the racing is just starting to heat up for summer. Saddle up, and grab your E-Z Win Forms, and get ready for […]

Free Selections / Arlington Park / Saturday / 5-25-2013

There is nothing like trip to “Sweet Home Chicago” for some exciting racing action. But, if you can’t make it. – No problem… Winning Ponies is giving you a little something to consider as you are grabbing your E-Z Win Forms for the weekend!   Arlington Park Partly sunny with a high of 59 degrees. Sounds […]

Chasing The Ace

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 21, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

The track is like a holy place of worship. Where else in the world can you hear thousands of fans speaking to their maker with wishful tones all at once?  I have seen some of the biggest, best, and most interesting players in the sport. Not because I had a special seat, or had a ticket […]

Winning Ponies Free Selections / Wednesday / 5-22-2013

There will be no Triple Crown winner this year. The countdown to next year began at the top of the lane in the Preakness. The illusive beast that has hidden for 35-years will be able to rest quietly, as punters from around the globe will start focusing on summer racing. But why wait? Winning Ponies […]

Go West Young Man!

I was reading an article from the Baltimore Sun, and I had chills run down my arm. Long time handicapper/odds maker Frank Carulli is calling it quits in Maryland. I thought he may have had a great gig at a bigger circuit, or was being crowned for his years of dedicated service. But, after reading […]

Free Selections / Preakness Card / 5-18-2013

Saturday afternoon ushers in the second jewel in the Triple Crown. The Woodlawn Vase, the painting of the weather vane, and hearing the sounds of “Maryland, My Maryland” ring sweet to this punter’s ears. This race brings hope. Hope for another name to be etched into history, and hope for a sport that has captivated […]

Free Selections / Black Eyed Susan Card / Friday

It is ladies day at Pimlico on Friday. None of the nine runners are exiting the Kentucky Oaks, and there are fresh runners looking to get their close-up for the big race. Included with the Black Eyed Susan is an under card with a sweet $350,000 guaranteed pick-four to take down. So, grab your E-Z Win Forms […]