Archive for the ‘General Discussion’ Category

Thanksgiving 2020 – Things to Be Grateful

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 25, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Thanksgiving 2020 – Things to Be Grateful

  Norman Rockwell would be at a loss for artistic creativity in the year 2020. The COVID-19 Pandemic has changed the way we’ll see life for many moons to come. With daily projections skyrocketing and states locking down little by little. Even grandma would be hitting the eggnog or holiday punch long before dinner was […]

Cajun Homecoming

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 25, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Cajun Homecoming

  As we drive, fly, or find our seat on a Greyhound, many make the trek back home to gather around the table for good conversation and incredible food. – But, this year is different. – No matter where we find ourselves sitting or what dinner we’re having. – Let the reminder of past Thanksgiving’s […]

Thinking About Giving Thanks

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 17, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Thinking About Giving Thanks

Just a few days until we would have gathered around a large table with family and friends. I guess a Norman Rockwell painting would have done it justice, but this year may be a little different. 2020 will be the year to be grateful for what we have, and not what we are doing without. […]

Free Selections – Churchill – Wednesday, 11/18/20

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 17, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Churchill – Wednesday, 11/18/20

The world’s most historic track is in the final furlong of the race meet. Breeders’ Cup is in the books, the backward Triple Crown looks forward to next year, and fans await their chance to walk in the gate and enjoy a normal day at the races. – Let’s keep the bankroll moving forward and […]

Bad Beats; Race Track Regrets

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 16, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Bad Beats; Race Track Regrets

Without fail you can remember every bad beat with laser-like precision. Winners are sweet, but the losses are like a bad taste in your mouth you can’t get rid of. –  We’ve all had them and hopefully, we’ll have plenty of stories telling tales of the big win.   You’ll never forget your first:   […]

Bet the Farm

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 14, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Bet the Farm

There is more truth to the title than you’d ever believe. I really have to be careful about how I recall this story because my friend is a regular reader. – ” Hell, I don’t care if you tell the story, just don’t mention my name and tell it right. My wife would be mad […]

The One That Got Away

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 9, 2020 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The One That Got Away

If you listen closely, you can still hear the pick-five / four tickets being tossed on the floor. Mine included. – But, in keeping with my betting average of one good day, and one where I didn’t know my name. 2020 was not any different. – I look back on a weekend filled with incredible […]

Friday Breeders’ Cup – 11/6/2020 – First glance

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 2, 2020 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Friday Breeders’ Cup – 11/6/2020 – First glance

      Hard to believe the big weekend is upon. – The year is one of the books, but we’re still getting ready for the big event. – There won’t be any fans on track, but rest assured every ADW and OTB will have plenty of action from hungry players. – Be sure to […]

What Have You Learned This Year?

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 27, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on What Have You Learned This Year?

Times have changed and so have we. – Things won’t ever be the same, and it’s up to us if it’s good or bad. – The time out for this horseplayer has me thinking differently. No more leaving money on the table and using every betting opportunity as a chance to build. Yeah, it’s fair […]

I’m In – Are You Ready?

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 19, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on I’m In – Are You Ready?

I’m sitting here on this cold and rainy morning. – My senses are alive and it’s time to start thinking bigger. – Yes, I said bigger. Think of this week as an opportunity rather than betting. I’m talking about finding your best opportunities, and not finding 15 races to plunk down a bet for action. […]