Posts Tagged ‘Breeders Cup’

That’s What I’m Talking About!

    We all dream of the big score. – C’mon, we all do it. – With the Breeders’ Cup in the books, many of us are looking forward to the next big race meet. Then there are players who took a different road. They downloaded their Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms.  So how did […]

A Tale of Two Gamblers

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 6, 2019 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  How’d you do?- Did you take it down? – Any big winners? – It sounds like every conversation between friends or acquaintances. – You settle in and listen to the day’s events or spinning your tale. – It was this thought that had me ask the golden question to a couple of hard-core gambling […]

A Shot at the Title or a Seat by the Band?

Playing the Breeders’ Cup can be sticky wicket if you’re not prepared. – I guess that is the key to most any day, but this weekend is something completely different. Nobody is using this race to see what they have or prepare for a G-3 at Somewhere Downs. – The key is simple and it […]

Against the Odds – Finding Your Edge

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 30, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

    There are about a thousand reasons gamblers win or lose. If you don’t believe me just ask them. – As we approach the holy of holy weekends for horseplayers there is mental flossing that must take place. You know, start doing last-minute homework and watching replays. When they conduct the post position draw […]

Breeders’ Cup by the Numbers – Saturday

The 36th running of the Breeders’ Cup will take place in 18 days. – Hard to believe it’s already here, and like Christmas, every race fan will wake to find two days of glorious events testing our finest. – What more could you ask for? – The best in the world converge on Santa Anita […]

Breeders’ Cup By the Numbers – Friday

The 36th running of the Breeders’ Cup will take place in 18 days. – Hard to believe it’s already here, and like Christmas, every race fan will wake to find two days of glorious events testing our finest. – What more could you ask for? – The best in the world converge on Santa Anita […]

The Happy Horseplayer – End of Summer

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 2, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

” I can feel the cooler winds making their way in. – Summer is over.” – The Flamingo Kid   From the movie back in my younger years was the tale of gin playing moneymen at an exclusive club at the beach. – It was a great movie of a kid trying to find himself […]

If I Were A Betting Man

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 21, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The thought of gambling for a living sure beats the hell out of putting up with a boss. – Yeah, I can see me strutting into the track walking out with a strong profit. – It happens. Why not me? I had an opportunity to try this little venture. – We just had a baby […]

The Happy Horseplayer

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 5, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The cold winds are blowing and snow replaces the rain. A sign that racing is shifting towards winter is in full effect. That’s just fine as horseplayers don’t need a calendar as we tell what time of year by which tracks are open. – Fair Grounds, Aqueduct, Gulfstream, Turfway Park, Tampa Bay, and Oaklawn. – […]

Size Matters ?

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 25, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

It may be a large oval where marquee races are held, events of the year take place and the biggest players in sports call home. – Or, it may be the quaint little oval that has the spark of a country fair, and generations of horsemen have worked in the sport they love. I have […]