Posts Tagged ‘Bill Shoemaker’

Watching Greatness

I was reading an article about riders and where they cut their teeth. Everyone starts somewhere, and it doesn’t matter how big or small the venue you ply your trade. Some were happy to be the big fish in the small pond, and others had bigger dreams. In my travels I’ve been lucky enough to […]

Chasing The Dream

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 28, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Thoroughbred racing can make the toughest race tracker tear at the eyes. The beauty and pageantry are only complemented by the incredible stories that bring the game to life. I have always believed it is the special players that keep us coming back: The ones who have fought the odds and overcome the hurdles of their path. […]

Reflections and Confessions of a Horseplayer

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 26, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Uncategorized, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

It is that time of the year again. I am another year older, and  hopefully a little bit wiser. Well, the first is true, but the second is still up for grabs. I wasn’t around when President Kennedy was assassinated, but I do recall some great music of the 70’s. I have watched Derbies, Darbie’s, […]