Archive for the ‘Handicapping’ Category

Passing the Torch

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 22, 2020 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

    I was contacted by an old friend. – She was my intern at River Downs long ago and was a great addition to the team. One day she brought her younger brother to work, and he was a true gent. The young man loved the game and asked many “sheepish” questions about learning […]

Get in the Game!

If you’ve ever wanted to own a horse. Now is the best time. – A few friends have called and asked questions about how to get started. I’m sure it sounds simple, and with a little guidance, this can be an exciting time for you. Local tracks have been trying some programs. – They have […]

The Time to Build Tomorrow is Today

“What better place than here what better time than now.” – Race Against the Machine I’ve spent a great deal of my time watching Thoroughbred action and listening. Yes, that’s my escape from binge-watching, and wondering what to cook for dinner at 10 am in the morning. But, that’s OK. We’re all doing the same […]

Free Selections – Arkansas Derby Day – 5/2/20

As we ponder what could have been, we should relish what we have. Saturday is usually Derby Day, but it has been rescheduled to the first Saturday in September. – There is an incredible card at OP and it is Arkansas Derby Day! – Add in the “Virtual Derby” and we have a fun day […]

Tough Times – Tougher People

If you’re the dealer, I’m out of the game. If you are the healer I’m broken and lame. If Thine is the glory mine is the shame. If you want it darker, than we kill the flame. – Leonard Cohen.¬† Every morning is like the movie Groundhog Day. – I check my phone or find […]

Free Selections – Saturday, April 18, 2020

Trapped at home? – Not much to do? – Download your E-Z Win Forms and head to the track. Or, just put on your lucky cap and head over to the computer. – Yeah, it’s not the same, but it will be a day of action-packed Thoroughbred coming your way. And, just when you thought […]

Small Tracks / Big Action

I had done my daily routine and found myself getting ready for bed at 5pm. What? – I know, we’re all a little off track these days. – That was until I checked in on the tracks running. To my surprise, Fonner Park was running and it was like a bright light in the world […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]