Posts Tagged ‘beholder’

“It Ain’t Bragging If You Can Back It Up”

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 8, 2016 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

For the record, I’m one of the biggest Mike Smith fans in racing. I have always referred to him in my blogs as “The Money Rider.” – After reading an article in the Paulick Report /Jockey I must admit I was taken aback. I was a little surprised to hear the words “I’m gonna’ […]

Breeders’ Cup – First Glimpse – Day #1 – Part #2

I have to admit I’ve been watching as many replays that are available. – This is one of the most important ways to refresh your visual memory and pair that with the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms and you can count yourself on the road to being prepared to do battle with the big weekend. […]

Breeders’ Cup Distaff / Breeders’ Cup Classic

The day is shaping up to be one of the best in the 32 years of Breeders’ Cup history. With over 200 pre-entered horses including 32 from overseas. The first ever Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland stands to make history. Trainer Chad Brown leads all trainers with 14 entries, and ownership entries belong to Coolmore Partnerships […]

Is This For Real ?

We see things that make us draw a deep breath and shake our head. Did we see something special, or did we just hope for something great ? – Handicappers who watch race replays have to be very careful. If you get caught up in “wanting to see something” versus just watching the race. It can cost you […]

Horses to Watch – 8/24/25

    The summer goes by faster than when we were kids yearning for just one more weekend. – You know the end of the season is around the corner when you start hearing the words Travers Stakes. – If you didn’t catch the weekend action, or were living under a rock, you may have missed one of […]

Looking Back at 30

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 4, 2013 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | 1 Comment >>

Horse players from around the globe waited for the big weekend of racing. Just like Christmas, we waited so long and went very quickly. But we have plenty of memories until the next one rolls around. So, if your sitting around thinking when will the next big day of Thoroughbred racing, it is only 180 […]

Breeders’ Cup Preview / Distaff

Just when you didn’t think the biggest weekend could get any hotter, along come the ladies to “throw down.” If you’ve been living under a rock, or just hard at work when the announcement that Princess of Sylmar was going to run in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff. I had this image of a duel at […]

Free Selections / Kentucky Oaks / 5-3-2013

The Derby belongs to the world, but the Oaks is Louisville’s day at the races. Some of the best fillies in the world will battle at Churchill Downs in one of the best matched fields in years. So, grab your E-Z Win Forms, and get ready for one incredible weekend!   Churchill Downs The most up-to-date […]

2012 Breeders’ Cup Day One / Friday’s Picks / Free Selections

Is it really 2012?? I can remember sitting in my dad’s living room watching the first Breeders’ Cup in 1984. There was no simulcast wagering in our area, and the ADW explosion had yet to detonate. We were wagering with our local bookmaker, and watching history unfold before our very eyes. This day is all […]

The 29th Breeders’ Cup: It’s Exotic Wagers, Horseplayers

Breeders’ Cup payoffs are often quite generous so exotic wagers should have upper hand over straight bets. While this year’s 29th renewal lacks full fields in half of the races over the two days, it should make wagering affordable for the average horseplayer.   There are 10 horses or fewer in seven of the 15 races, […]