Posts Tagged ‘Calvin Borel’

Word on the Street

Nothing like the ramblings of the word on the street. You can’t learn the word from night school, and it doesn’t come in a book. So we have to rely on the whispers and rants from the folks on the scene. – Just remember you heard it right here as we make our way down […]

Who Do You Like??

I’m the biggest racing and football fan in the world. The days when I can watch and wager on the ponies, and still see the opening kickoff is a real bonus in my man-cave. I know there are plenty of fans like me, and while we’re counting down until opening kickoff. I wanted to see […]

Winning Ponies Free Selections / Mountaineer / Saturday / 8-3-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 3, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

I made my first trek to ” The Mountain” many moons ago. There was a glitzy casino, and the place vibrated with action. You would hard pressed not to find great food, cold beer, and an exciting atmosphere for gamblers from all walks. Winning Ponies wants to take the guess work out of the day, and here is […]

Free Selections / Kentucky Derby Card / 5-4-2013

When the first note of “My Old Kentucky Home” cranks up. This big fella’ tears up like a little kid. It reminds me of days gone by and great things to come. My family has enjoyed the races, my friends go to the races, and I live for this weekend. Breeders’ Cup is all about gambling, […]

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. […]

The Good, The Great, and The Painful

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 8, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I have seen so many wonderful things in racing. There have been days that have made me smile, tear at the eyes, and kick myself good. But overall,  I wouldn’t trade any of it for dollars or donuts… I just watched Race #6 at Oaklawn Park. Now, you probably won’t see any real exciting news happening […]

Free Kentucky Derby Selections

This Saturday will be the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby. The post time is 6:24 p.m. ET, and this year has the makings of something special. It could be one of the best matched races in years, and this will have every racing fan around the globe watching intently. So, sit back and grab your […]

Greg Melikov’s Top 10 2012 Kentucky Derby Contenders – Final Edition

Here’s my updated ranking of the Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders from bottom to top Dave Letterman’s style: Went the Day Well: The son of Proud Citizen will try to duplicate what his connections did last year with Animal Kingdom – duplicate victory in the Spiral in the Kentucky Derby, That’s a tall order since […]

Greg Melikov’s Top 10 2012 Kentucky Derby Contenders – Fifth Edition

Here’s my updated ranking of the Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders from bottom to top Dave Letterman’s style: Went The Day Well: The same connections won the 2012 and ’11 Spiral en route to Louisville. Animal Kingdom captured last year’s Kentucky Derby. This son of Proud Citizen didn’t run particular impressive closing fractions in this […]

Union Rags Aims for Victory in Rich Florida Derby

by Greg Melikov

posted on March 27, 2012 in Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

Union Rags on Saturday attempts to become the sixth Fountain of Youth winner to take the Florida Derby since Fly So Free in 1991. The colt, with the only blemish on his record of four victories a neck loss to Hansen in last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, breezed four furlongs in 49 seconds at the […]