Posts Tagged ‘Birthday wishes’

Another Trip Around the Sun

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 30, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

It comes around quicker these days, as it seems like yesterday I was just blowing out the candles. Well maybe that was last week, but you know what I mean. As you approach a birthday you take stock in what you have and what is no longer here. You count your blessings and relish the […]

Light the Candles !

  Each year at Saratoga there has been a red-hot betting angle. You tried to keep it on the down-low for the first few years, but after a bevy of tickets being cashed everyone was on board. – On Wednesday, July 29, William I. Mott turns 62-years-young. For the fans at Saratoga this has become a […]

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It happens every year, and hopefully we get to see it. For some it is a curse that pulls back the curtain of time and reveals our every flaw. For others it is the greatest of gifts, and should never be thought of as a weight or a warning. I would like to sit with […]

Thank You For Another Great Year!

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 29, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

When I was boy, everything seemed simple. You played until dark, supper was hot and ready when you came home, and going to the track with my dad was always on my mind. There weren’t many young fella’s who read the local paper just to see the race results. As I turn another year older, I look […]

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by Ed Meyer

posted on June 4, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 4 Comments >>

There was a young colt born at Stoner Creek farm in Paris, Kentucky. He was sired by 1928 Kentucky Derby winner Reigh Count. He didn’t appear to be much in the eyes of his owner John Hertz, who was best known for his rental car company bearing his name. Hertz was intent on selling the colt, until he was convinced […]

July 1, 1966

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 2, 2011 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

That was a special day for me. I was born into this world crying and hungry, and waiting until I would hold the hand of my dad going to the track. I have seen some neat things happen over the years since I have been a fan. When I first began, it was with a 25-cent […]

Wishes

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 30, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

OK,  it’s my birthday in a couple of days. We all have silly little wishes, and we hope like kids that they may come true. I have all of the usual wishes as we all do, but the lottery has not come my way.  I did not find a million dollars at the ATM, or […]