Archive for the ‘Handicapping’ Category

Grandstand Memories

    In every sport we have them. – You can hear the arm-chair warriors carrying a torch for their team or runner. – That’s just fine. It makes the game interesting. But, over the years, I’ve noticed some pretty good imitations of a rider walking around in the grandstand. – They’re not going to […]

Free Saratoga Selections / Saturday, 7-13-19

The Spa is open and summer is officially underway. I love to watch the babies, the turf, and the incredible stakes. – I guess it’s fair to say I love the entire show. How could you not? Saratoga is like Christmas for horseplayers and gamblers. The opportunity to watch and wager on the best outfits, […]

Weekend Winners – Saturday, 7/6/19

There is a bevy of good races for the holiday weekend. – I used to relish the nine live races at our local track years ago. Now, with a full card of simulcasting ready for betting it is like a non-stop buffet of action. – Sit back, and take a look at these runners. Use […]

The Louisiana Legend

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 19, 2019 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  I was attending college and the simulcast boom was just beginning. ADW’s were a bunch of letters, and if you wanted to bet the ponies you went to the track or made a call to your bookie. – Keeneland was in session and I spent more time digging in my pockets for quarters as […]

Download, Wager, and Win!

    In the words of the immortal Dizzy Dean; ” It ain’t bragging if you can do it.” – according to the leader of the “Gashouse Gang” from the 1934 Cardinals. – Well, if you like the saying another can boast the same on Belmont Day last Saturday. – For this handicapper, it was […]

Free Selections – Friday, 6/7/19 – Belmont

There is some great racing leading into the 151st edition of the Belmont Stakes. – It’s never too late to add a few more dollars into your bankroll. Use these as an appetizer and be sure to download your Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms for the best view on how the race will take shape. […]

The Happy Horseplayer – June 2019

Can you believe it’s already June? – The snow gave way to spring rains, and your favorite summer tracks are ready to swing open the gates. – Top it off with the “Test of the Champion” this Saturday with the Belmont Stakes and the H.H. is one happy camper.   May was a crazy month […]

Free Selections – Thursday, May 30, 2019

The weekend will be here before you know it. – Let’s get a jump on our bankroll building and use these free selections as a starting point. – Be sure to download the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms for the final answer on how the race will take shape. – Best of luck from Winning […]

Free Selections – Thursday 5/23/19

As I like to say there is such a thing as a “free lunch.” – Here are some free selections┬áto build your bankroll and start thinking about the weekend. – Be sure to download the E-Z Win Forms for the definitive answer on how the race will take shape. – What are ya’ waiting for? […]

Derby Do’s and Don’ts / Racing Replays

There can be so much info you need to decipher. That can be tough if you are starting the process and if you start with: The Paulick Report, Equidaily, Horse Racing Nation, The Bloodhorse.com, and Thedowneyprofile.com. –┬áThis will get you headed in the right direction. – Then, and only then go back and start watching […]