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Old Dog, New Tricks

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 19, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I’ve been watching and wagering on the races since I can remember. – Pretty much, I had a good idea of what goes on at the races. After all, I’ve worked in every capacity at the track. – But this all changed in late November at Turfway Park. Starting in the parking lot as a […]

Convenient Memory

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 11, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

    I can remember bad beats in vivid detail – But recalling big winners can be a little tougher at times. – I wonder why I’ve been having this trouble for all these years. Now, I can tell you about some of the big winning days, but the losers stick out like a sore […]

The Happy Horseplayer – January 2020

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 6, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

It’s your old friend the HH! – January came and went and most of us have flopped on our New Year’s resolutions, or at least I have. – In my neck of the woods, it has been a mild winter; and with that being said it will snow 12 inches on Derby Day.   Groundhog […]

Everyone Into the Pool!

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 6, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

    When you hit this pool leave your suit and towel in the car. – I’m talking about a swelled wager where many come together and pool monies. – It can be used for that giant pick-six or pick-four pool. It’s fun to win but more exciting to win as a group. Come on […]

Small Bets, Big Action

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 21, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

You don’t have to wager Fort Knox to feel the thrill. – I work with a fellow who bets small, and he has the best time in the world. He loves to bet a $1 to win and place and root like hell. – There’s no better action in the world. Kenny loves to make […]

Time Well Spent

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 21, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Nothing beats it. Remember when going to the races was an event? – You dressed up and went out for the evening. – Meeting friends to enjoy the action. Or, maybe it was driving out for the last few races. You still had on your work clothes and made the jaunt to catch some mid-week […]

The Happy Horseplayer / Happy New Year!

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 15, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Just a few days into the New Year and the H.H. is off and running! – So far 2020 has been good to me. I took some time off after Breeders’ Cup and did a little “refresh” for my handicapping. Oh, I made some wagers, but a little less than normal. – Sometimes less is […]

Free Selections / Thursday 1/16/20

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 15, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The weather is getting cooler and the action is beginning to heat up. – Who said  there is no such thing as a free lunch? – Just check back on Winning Ponies and whet your inner-handicapping appetite for some winners to build your bankroll! – Best of luck from Winning Ponies!     Gulfstream Park […]

A New Beginning – 2020

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 15, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  The world has made another trip around the sun and the process starts all over again. – What seemed like yesterday is back in full effect and ready to begin. – I love how players come out the last day of the year or the first day of the New Year. – The real […]

Backstretch Christmas

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 29, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

    The holiday season is special. – We gather to eat, drink and enjoy family and friends. The backside of the track is a place of hard work and dedication to horses. But after the horses are fed, bathed and bedded down. It’s time to celebrate! In every barn, there are parties taking place. […]