Archive for the ‘General Discussion’ Category

Handicapper, Interrupted

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 16, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Handicapper, Interrupted

We have a path, a plan, and a vision of what it’s supposed to be. Sometimes our love of betting is hitting on all cylinders, and other times there are distractions. I’ve had a few in my life. A place where you try to reconnect with your love of watching and wagering on horses only […]

Looking for Trouble?

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 16, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Looking for Trouble?

Unclench your fist and put away your tough-guy look. – I’m talking about looking for trouble that could make you money. Yes, you heard it correctly. Making money by looking for trouble. – If you want to look for some trouble to keep your bankroll growing. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind. […]

The View from Above

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 16, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The View from Above

The days of packed grandstands have taken a break. Just a little break, not forever. – There is nothing like looking down and watching the sea of humanity talking horses, laughing, and enjoying the day. Over the years, people have asked me my favorite part of the racing day. – For me, it’s easy. The […]

Another Standing Eight Count

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 5, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Another Standing Eight Count

You would be amazed at the capital of horse racing and the hurdles it has covered over the years. But, even in the face of another round of adversity the game was given another standing eight count to ready itself for the next round. Operations of HHR games were called into question in September when […]

Telephone Man

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 14, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Telephone Man

He waits outside for his ride. Dressed like he’s going to the office, and in a sense. He will be. – His office is seven betting parlors in Las Vegas. You may see him at one or more when there is action, and there’s always action. – The car just pulled up, and it’s time […]

Three Wishes for the New Year

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 5, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Three Wishes for the New Year

We stayed at home and tried to watch the ball drop with anticipation. But, 2020 was a tough one. For many, this used to be an evening of wishing the past year goodbye and welcoming the new. – For many 2020 was a year filled with anxiety, worry, and sorrow. But as we get ready […]

In Memory of a Friend

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 5, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on In Memory of a Friend

        We live in times where we date on-line, order groceries to be delivered, and occasionally meet an interesting friend. – For me, it was the latter. A kind and gentle soul who would post wonderful messages, birthday greetings, and words of encouragement. At first, I would peruse at my leisure, but […]

Ask The Wizard

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 11, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Ask The Wizard

  I gazed into the crystal ball and what I’m seeing will astonish. There are some bright spots and others that need a little help. But, the “Wizard of Odds” is here to answer what nags your inner-horseplayer. So, I’ll wave my magic wand and gaze deeply into the next year. Q- “Wizard, what will […]

Fresh Starts and Fantastic Finishes

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 7, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Fresh Starts and Fantastic Finishes

  Racing is a great way to spend the day. Especially if you’re sheltering in place. – There is something about making a few bets and watching the action that makes life feel normal for the gambler. So, your favorite ADW is open, or you’re tuning into your favorite oval. The graphics and enhancements have […]

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 […]