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Free Selections – Kentucky Downs – 9/15/20

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 15, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Kentucky Downs – 9/15/20

  The undulating European course is down to just a few days of racing action before it disappears again for a year. – So, it’s time to play some of the best racing action in the country with a few free selections to whet your handicapping whistle. – For the complete view on how the […]

The Happy Horseplayer – September

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 15, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The Happy Horseplayer – September

  I was sitting on the porch looking off into the night time distance. – It took me back to something my mother once said to me. ” If you work at something you love you get to enjoy it while it’s happening, and when you get a bit older, you get to look back […]

Derby Days Past

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 4, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Derby Days Past

I can remember getting up early. My dad was known as the neighbor who liked to play the races; but on this day that was just fine as he gathered up bets from neighbors, family, and friends to get their action down. – There was nothing better than the excitement of things to come and […]

The Sounds of Silence

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 31, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The Sounds of Silence

I looked over the balcony from the old press box with a smile from ear-to-ear. As a kid in the candy store, there was nothing better. Roses perfectly manicured in the infield winner’s circle, the made-to-order 75-degree day with sunshine. I was there. I had finally made it. Going to the Derby was a far-away […]

How Much More?

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 31, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on How Much More?

Struggle. Maybe not the best of words, but still true. Working in the racing industry has been more fun than the law allows. But with every business, the landscape changes and we are caught re-inventing ourselves to survive. – I can remember when 9 live races and no simulcasting was unbelievable. Then it slowly began […]

Life is on the Wire – The Rest is Just Waiting

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 28, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Life is on the Wire – The Rest is Just Waiting

From my early days going to the races with my dad. I always wanted to work in racing. Quoting Papa Wallenda pretty much sums up my travels in Thoroughbred racing. My first job at the track was really exciting, or that’s what I thought. I had a slick green windbreaker and khaki shorts with my […]

Free Selections – Belterra Park- Wed, August 26th

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 23, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Belterra Park- Wed, August 26th

Sometimes you’ll find some of the best value at the marquee races, and sometimes it’s the small track that cashes tickets. Either way, we’ll take it any way we can get it as long as it builds our bankroll. – I make the morning line for Belterra and have first look over the runners. I […]

Free Selections – Belterra Park – Tuesday, August 25

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 23, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Belterra Park – Tuesday, August 25

Sometimes you’ll find some of the best value at the marquee races, and sometimes it’s the small track that cashes tickets. Either way, we’ll take it any way we can get it as long as it builds our bankroll. – I make the morning line for Belterra and have first look over the runners. I […]

Looking Back Over the Past Few Months

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 16, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Looking Back Over the Past Few Months

It was back in March when the announcements began. – Life as we knew it was changing drastically. It seemed as if our worst nightmares were coming true and uncertainty the rule of the day. – Families were being asked to keep distance, and the economy was short of collapse. All seemed bleak and there […]

Free Selections – Belterra Park – Tuesday / 8-11-20

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 11, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Belterra Park – Tuesday / 8-11-20

Many smaller tracks have designated racing during the early part of the week. – Nothing like having a constant flow of action to keep your inner-gambler happy. – Here are some free selections for the Belterra card to get your week started off right.   Belterra Park   Race #1 – Mdn Sp Wt – […]