Posts Tagged ‘Bob Summers’

The Happy Handicapper / Summer Racing

Is there anything better than jumping in the “Bet Mobile” and heading to your favorite oval ? – After meeting Bob Summers, I can say that may be one of the top three reasons for getting out of bed in the morning. We all have that big building we loved to visit with program in […]

The Happy Handicapper / The 149th Belmont Stakes

Bob Summers would’ve been writing about his weekend at the Belmont Stakes. – He passed away on September 10, 2010 and his voice and racing insights left us wanting more. – I wanted to carry on his love of the sport and had the opportunity to meet him. I was very lucky to have him as a special […]

The Happy Horseplayer

I cannot take credit for the moniker of the “Happy Horseplayer.” I was sitting in my office when John Engelhardt introduced me to a one-of-a-kind person. The kind of man who enters a room and garners respect without saying a word. When I awoke on this Easter Sunday, I had Mr. Bob Summers on my […]

Woodbine Free Selections / $200,000 Pick Four

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 16, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

I thought the card was going to be good this weekend at Woodbine but this has exceeded all of my wagering expectations. I won’t be jumping in the “Bet Mobile” and heading to the track. I am going to make all of my wagers in the morning and see the Bengals brawl with the Cleveland […]

See You At The Races

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 1, 2011 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

I have always believed in the concept that the afterlife is what you want it to be. It is your personal heaven. If you like to fish, you will have streams and pristine rivers filled with fish. If you loved baseball, you will go daily to the ballpark and see the best of the game take […]

The Passing of Summer…

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 8, 2010 in General Discussion, News | No Comments >>

Every spring brings hopes of things to come. It was Derby time a few years ago that I met a gent who caught my attention. He was engaging, funny, and best of all, a “Happy Handicapper.” It was in our office at River Downs that my cohort and friend John Engelhardt, introduced me to a family friend, Mr. […]