Posts Tagged ‘Arkansas’

A Day for the History Books

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments >>

The day started like any other as I made my way to work. I like to get there early to beat the traffic, prepare for the day and look over the track as the tractors put finishing touches on the surface. The sun was hot and the air was filled with thick humidity you could […]

Ironman – Perry Ouzts

I was going to River Downs for years before I started working in the parking lot as a kid. Beulah Park was a once or twice a year trek. – Years later, I returned to RD as the director of marketing. I was 1A of “The Regular Guys” and fun in the sun was the […]

Death on the Internet

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 25, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

    We all remember the first time we attended a funeral. We dressed up, and felt that uneasy feeling as we looked around without wanting to see the casket. – We’ve seen our share, and as we age we’ll go to more of these than weddings or baby showers. – When you hear about a […]

Looking Back With Pride

  If you’re lucky enough to do what you love. Count yourself as one of the luckiest people in the world. It was 75- years- ago on July 4, 1939, when a man stood in the face in of adversity and gave thanks. He called it a “bad break,” and most would have never been able […]

Instant Racing Comes to Kentucky

by Horstradamus

posted on September 7, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, News, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

In an attempt to increase revenue at US racetracks, many local jurisdictions have turned towards slot machines and table games in order to boost their business.  While some states like Florida and Arkansas have approved Vegas-style slot machines and live poker tables, others have struggled against political opposition to other forms of gambling besides the […]