Archive for the ‘Blogroll’ Category

New Shooters Welcome!

“Newbies” are the fresh faces that came to the track and wanted to play. Initially, they were drawn in with free music, cheap food, and beer. Now, how do we keep them? – Many tracks were stopped in their tracks as they didn’t have a plan beyond that part. – That’s fine. We’ll help you […]

Early Look for Breeders’ Cup Races

The old saying is it’s never too early to start handicapping! – Here is a little sample to whet your appetite for playing the races. – Just be sure to check back with the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms for the final answers on how the races will take shape. – Best of luck from […]

Free Selections – Saturday, October,13, 2018 – Best of Ohio

  Good racing this weekend as Thistledown will put on The Best of Ohio series.  – There is never a bad time to build your bankroll, and with Breeders’ Cup around the corner. We need every opportunity to cash in on the big score!     Thistledown     Race #5 – The Sprint – […]

Did You See That ??

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 11, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Your horse is waiting for a spot along the rail and the pack is ready to make the turn for home. – As the leaders switch leads and horses begin to make their move, your runner dives to the rail and shoots through an opening. – That is until you see your rider take a stronghold […]

How to Play Keeneland

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 6, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

How do you begin to handicap a track that is open for 15 days twice a year? – I love the boutique meet and the beauty that’s only Keeneland. But, there are a few hints on how to maximize your bankroll for the meet. – Keep these in mind before heading to the windows. – Best […]

The Happy Horseplayer

Another month in the books, and racing marches on to the next stop. – Fall time racing is a signal for the Breeders’ Cup. – As Keeneland opens you can feel the breeze turning cooler and leaves starting to change. The Happy Horseplayer looks forward to some special times this month. Last year I found […]

7,000 Reasons to Love Racing

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 25, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The week started out as many, but last week had some special magic. – Perry Ouzts was three wins away from 7,000 career wins. If it sounds like a great number, that’s because it is. – He is now the 9th rider in the history of racing to reach this milestone. To say this is […]

Falling in Love

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 19, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Sometimes you stumble across things that bring a smile to your soul. – It can be your secret love or best friend. For many, they search their entire life looking for such a thing and others find it in a blink of an eye. – For me, I was a younger man who fell head […]

The Passing of an Icon

    It was 1986, and I was a young man working in the parking lot. – It was a 2nd job, but I loved it better than the one which made more money. – Wearing the windbreaker everywhere and always a Turfway Park on my noggin; I was pretty easy to see.  I used […]

Selective Aggression

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 24, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

You’re probably thinking about a bully taking your milk money. Not the case. – I’m talking about “reaching in your jeans and pulling out greens” to make your wager. – You came to play and not to watch. – This doesn’t mean firing away at every signal that goes to post but making the bets you […]