Winning Ponies / Free Selections / Labor Day / 9-2-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 1, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

Labor Day signals the end of summer. The summer ovals that we awaited with are getting ready for that long winter slumber. But there is a super day of racing action on tap. Winning Ponies is geared up for the last blast of summer, and this is one day you won’t want to miss!



The weather calls for 81 degrees, and a 60% chance of storms.

Race #11 – The G-3 Smarty Jones Handicap – 1 mile 70- yards – 5:18 p.m. ET

#1 – Edge of Reality (5-1) = Stewie Elliot in the irons for Tony Dutrow. Drops in class, and cuts back in distance. This son of Lawyer Ron sports the “Moving up in Class” icon, and has a 54 Last Race Rating and 58 Composite Rating. The trainer and rider have a 29% win clip at Parx, and he appears to be an up close stalker.



The weather calls for 73 degrees and a 70% chance of rain.

Race #8 – The G-3 Glen Falls Handicap – 1 3/8 on the turf – 4:17 p.m. ET

#7 – Tannery (2-1) = J.J. Castellano in the irons for Alan Goldberg. This daughter of Dylan Thomas owns the ” Dropping in Class, Has Improved, and Should Improve” icons. Her Last Race Rating is a field best 66+, and a 57 Composite Rating. I love her field best Turf Rating of 23.6, and the expected soft ground should not hinder her plans.


Del Mar

The weather calls for 75 degrees, and no rain in the forecast.

Race #6 – The $100,000 Juvenile Filly Turf – 1 mile on the turf – 7:30 p.m. ET

#1 – Clenor (5-2) = Rafael Bejarano in the driver’s seat for Doug O’Neill. This filly by Oratorio is making her second start in the states, and waves the “Should Improve, and Moving up in Class” icons. Her Last Race Rating is a 53+, and Composite is a 53 as well. Her Turf Class Rating is a field best 16.3, and if the last race is any indication of things to come. Bet early and often.


Winning Ponies has had a great summer, and we sure hope you were on board. If not, there is always plenty of time as the end of summer does not signal the end of great racing. The change of weather tab will be really important on this day, as weather is not being kind in many areas. All you have to do is “click” and you will receive a brand new set of E-Z Win Forms to prepare for the day. Everything is in real time, and you will be kept up to speed as soon as anything changes. There is no more jumping from site to site looking for information as Winning Ponies is your one-stop-shop. Best of luck today, and have a safe and happy Labor Day from your friends at Winning Ponies!