Archive for the ‘Handicapping’ Category

Breeders’ Cup 2017 – Juvenile Filly Turf / Distaff

Here is a glimpse of some runners who could make a big splash on Breeders’ Cup weekend. – Use them as an appetizer to whet your appetite and be sure to check in with the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms before making your final decision. The E-Z Win Forms are always ready to make your […]

Breeders’ Cup 2017 – F&M Sprint / Turf Sprint

Nothing like a little bit of pre-homework to get the inner-handicapper moving. – Take a look at these runners and be sure to see where they match against the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms. With over $10,934,952 in exotic payouts, you’ll definitely want to download the most effective weapon for Breeders’ Cup weekend. – Best […]

Breeders’ Cup 2017 – Juvenile Turf / Dirt Mile

The greatest stage of racing is about to take place and there is never too early of a time to begin. – Here are some runners who need a good hard look while you are starting your lists. – Once you whittle your runners down be sure to check them against the E-Z Win Forms. […]

Race Track Rounders

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 13, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

      There are a small group of players I see every year. It is about the same time and they always arrive with gusto. Dressed in summer finery, and caps or t-shirts bearing the track name. – They travel around the country every year and hit race tracks on a yearly bucket list. – […]

Are You Feeling Lucky ?

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 13, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  Everyone has that little lucky piece or the lucky hat you wear to the races. If not, there is a secret plan or method to your madness of getting there early or finding that lucky seat to see all of the action. But what if I was to tell you there is no such […]

Brick and Mortar Contests ?

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 12, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

For years I made treks to Beulah, Louisville-Trackside, Churchill, Keeneland, Arlington, Turfway, and many others. The trip with friends and conversation was worth a million bucks. – As we would walk into large buildings prepared to put on the best contest possible. The top three would be going to Vegas, and the rest would be going […]

The Happy Horseplayer – September 5, 2017

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 6, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The winds of fall blow gently through the trees as the sweltering heat of summer fades into the sunset. The Happy Horseplayer readies for the fall racing season with dreams of cool days and autumn foliage in Kentucky. Maybe its the thought of going to Keeneland or the Breeders’ Cup around the corner. But the […]

Chasing the Dragon – Pick-Four Strategies

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 31, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

This is not the latest horror movie to hit the big screen, – These were the words I once heard during a handicapping contest in Las Vegas. ” If you’re playing the pick-four you’re chasing the dragon.” – I assume it was the difficulty of picking four winners in four separate races. When you start hearing […]

Kentucky Downs – Gem of the Bluegrass

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 31, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Kentucky Downs is located on the border of Kentucky / Tennesee. – No, really. You can see the last weigh station, where the 5/8th’s pole would be located at Kentucky Downs. Offering the highest average daily purses in North America at $1.68 million for 2017, Kentucky Downs attracts the best jockeys and trainers and some of […]

Road to Success / Travers Day Next Stop

  There are not many magicians who will take you back stage and reveal the truth behind the magic. – I’m not much of a magician unless you count making money disappear at the windows from time-to-time. – I set myself a $200 bankroll for last Saturday and I was wanting to build a bankroll […]