Archive for the ‘Horse Racing’ Category

Telephone Man

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 14, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Telephone Man

He waits outside for his ride. Dressed like he’s going to the office, and in a sense. He will be. – His office is seven betting parlors in Las Vegas. You may see him at one or more when there is action, and there’s always action. – The car just pulled up, and it’s time […]

Free Selections – Wednesday, 1/6/2021

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 5, 2021 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Wednesday, 1/6/2021

Nothing like a little “hump day” free selections to get your inner-horseplayer hankering for the weekend. We’re going to take a look at some plays from Gulfstream and Fair Grounds to get your bankroll ready for the weekend. – Best of luck from your friends at Winning Ponies!   Gulfstream Park   Race #3 – […]

Three Wishes for the New Year

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 5, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Three Wishes for the New Year

We stayed at home and tried to watch the ball drop with anticipation. But, 2020 was a tough one. For many, this used to be an evening of wishing the past year goodbye and welcoming the new. – For many 2020 was a year filled with anxiety, worry, and sorrow. But as we get ready […]

In Memory of a Friend

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 5, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on In Memory of a Friend

        We live in times where we date on-line, order groceries to be delivered, and occasionally meet an interesting friend. – For me, it was the latter. A kind and gentle soul who would post wonderful messages, birthday greetings, and words of encouragement. At first, I would peruse at my leisure, but […]

Three Wishes for Christmas

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 22, 2020 in Blogroll, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Three Wishes for Christmas

Rub a genie’s lamp; four-leaf clover, or your lucky rabbit’s foot. Whatever it takes. – Some have a lucky seat, favorite number, or play the #5 in the 5th. – Gamblers have a rhyme and a reason for doing the little things that give them the edge. As Christmas approaches, here are three wishes for […]

Ask The Wizard

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 11, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Ask The Wizard

  I gazed into the crystal ball and what I’m seeing will astonish. There are some bright spots and others that need a little help. But, the “Wizard of Odds” is here to answer what nags your inner-horseplayer. So, I’ll wave my magic wand and gaze deeply into the next year. Q- “Wizard, what will […]

Fresh Starts and Fantastic Finishes

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 7, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Fresh Starts and Fantastic Finishes

  Racing is a great way to spend the day. Especially if you’re sheltering in place. – There is something about making a few bets and watching the action that makes life feel normal for the gambler. So, your favorite ADW is open, or you’re tuning into your favorite oval. The graphics and enhancements have […]

Thanksgiving Free Selections – 11/26/2020

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 25, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Free Selections – 11/26/2020

Pass the drumstick and I’ll have some more stuffing. – Oh, and while you’re at it, how about some free selections to cap off a great day watching horse racing on Thanksgiving? – You got it. – Best of luck, and Happy Turkey Day from your friends at Winning Ponies!   Churchill Downs   Race […]

Thanksgiving 2020 – Things to Be Grateful

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 25, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Thanksgiving 2020 – Things to Be Grateful

  Norman Rockwell would be at a loss for artistic creativity in the year 2020. The COVID-19 Pandemic has changed the way we’ll see life for many moons to come. With daily projections skyrocketing and states locking down little by little. Even grandma would be hitting the eggnog or holiday punch long before dinner was […]

Cajun Homecoming

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 25, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Cajun Homecoming

  As we drive, fly, or find our seat on a Greyhound, many make the trek back home to gather around the table for good conversation and incredible food. – But, this year is different. – No matter where we find ourselves sitting or what dinner we’re having. – Let the reminder of past Thanksgiving’s […]