Archive for the ‘Handicapping’ Category

Handicapping 101

by Ed Meyer

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

All of us started making a place or show wager. We may have been given a $4 bankroll and tried to eek out a profit. It can be daunting, to say the least, to jump in and start the process. – I’m going to try and break down the process on how to begin so […]

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 […]

Horseplayer Mistakes

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 22, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

We all like to think we are above making silly mistakes. – Wouldn’t that be nice if it were only true? – Over the years I have seen, watched and heard of some really bad “boo boo moves.” You know, the kind that can bring a big run to a screeching halt or send you […]

Sweet Home Chicago

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 15, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The Arlington Million was an event for as long as I remember. – My dad and I were at River Downs when they had one simulcast race. – It was the “Miracle Million” where the track burnt down and the races were held at Hawthorne. That is except the turf races. – When I had […]

The Happy Horseplayer

It’s that time of the month where the H.H. checks in and lets you know what’s going on in the world of a happy gambler. – There is plenty of housekeeping that needs to be tended as we enjoy summer racing and prepare for the fall meets just around the corner. So far so good, […]

Free Selections – Saturday & Sunday 7/28 & 7/29 – Winning Ponies

Nothing like a little appetizer to whet your whistle for the weekend. – Use this as a reminder for all the great racing, and download your Winning Ponies EZ Win Forms for the one and only answer to unlocking your bankroll builders. – Summer racing is starting to heat up and there’s only one place […]

The Happy Horseplayer

      The summer is in full swing as heat and humidity replaced the snow and cold. – No complaints from this end. – There’s a great deal going on in my world of racing and life. The month of July is special and hopefully, it will hold a lucky streak at the windows […]

Behind the Scenes

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 21, 2018 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Some folks come to the track and think it just came together. But that being far from the truth, there is a story and a behind the scenes tale about all involved. With the Belmont in our rearview mirror sometimes we forget all that went into the day to make it great. Justify is “immortal” […]

Celebrating Dad

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 21, 2018 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

    Racing fans rolled in through the doors with more kids than usual. I liked to see the families coming to the races as it took me back. – Back to a time when we would be sitting under a maple tree with blankets spread wide. The sun would shine through the leaves that […]

The Happy Horseplayer

Another month passes, and racing action is beginning to heat up. There’s nothing like Thoroughbreds thundering home in the summer sun. – The Triple Crown is upon and my excitement is at a fever pitch. But when a Triple Crown hopeful is on the line, the joy of watching the historic event is that much […]