Posts Tagged ‘Big winners’

Days After Derby

      The build up was like a giant coaster climbing the big hill. You feel the momentary slow roll stop as you look at the fall that awaits at the bottom. – Then the coaster starts drifting and WOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOO ! – You are in for the ride of your life. That’s the way the Oaks […]

Free Selections / Opening Day Saratoga / 7-19-2013

Since 1863, the sleepy town of Saratoga Springs comes to life. That is if you are a racing fan and love the sport of kings. Once upon a time, the area allowed one to recline and rejuvenate with the healing waters of the natural springs. You can still visit the historic landscape, but I would make your […]

Grade One Gambler

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 17, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

I have a good friend who loves to play in tournaments. He loves the action, the camaraderie, and of course the money… If you strike gold once, it can make your entire year. With that in mind, this player has some serious thinking to do. There is an incredible contest held at Keeneland. It is called […]

I’ll Bet

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 7, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The ease of making a Thoroughbred wager is so simple now, that even a two-year-old could get down a bet. That is now, but once upon a time. You had to know where to get your action down, or at least know someone who would lend a hand. Every Derby, my dad would get numerous […]

Game on Dude, Flat Out Eye BC Classic

Winners of last weekend’s two top Breeders’ Cup Challenge races have several things in common, including being victorious in each Grade 1 contest for the second consecutive year. Flat Out surged to a head victory in the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup over the pacesetting Stay Thirsty, his first triumph since defeating Drosselmeyer last […]

Belmont’s 94th Gold Cup Attracts Stakes Winners

by Greg Melikov

posted on September 26, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The 94th running of the Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational on Saturday will feature a half dozen winners of stake races.   Woodrow Wilson was president, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was 660 and Sir Barton became the first Triple Crown winner when Belmont Park inaugurated the Gold Cup. The year was 1919. The winner: Purchase. The purse: […]

Are You Thinking Derby?

I am getting in full-swing with looking over works, and listening to all of the connections as we head toward the first Saturday in May. Every year I have to dig up my list of handicapping nuggets that hopefully will allow me to gain any edge under the sun. This week will be important for […]