Posts Tagged ‘Churchill Downs’

Thanksgiving Free Selections – 11/26/2020

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 25, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Free Selections – 11/26/2020

Pass the drumstick and I’ll have some more stuffing. – Oh, and while you’re at it, how about some free selections to cap off a great day watching horse racing on Thanksgiving? – You got it. – Best of luck, and Happy Turkey Day from your friends at Winning Ponies!   Churchill Downs   Race […]

Free Selections – Churchill – Wednesday, 11/18/20

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 17, 2020 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Churchill – Wednesday, 11/18/20

The world’s most historic track is in the final furlong of the race meet. Breeders’ Cup is in the books, the backward Triple Crown looks forward to next year, and fans await their chance to walk in the gate and enjoy a normal day at the races. – Let’s keep the bankroll moving forward and […]

Derby Days Past

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 4, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Derby Days Past

I can remember getting up early. My dad was known as the neighbor who liked to play the races; but on this day that was just fine as he gathered up bets from neighbors, family, and friends to get their action down. – There was nothing better than the excitement of things to come and […]

Looking Back Over the Past Few Months

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 16, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Looking Back Over the Past Few Months

It was back in March when the announcements began. – Life as we knew it was changing drastically. It seemed as if our worst nightmares were coming true and uncertainty the rule of the day. – Families were being asked to keep distance, and the economy was short of collapse. All seemed bleak and there […]

Old Dog, New Tricks

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 19, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

I’ve been watching and wagering on the races since I can remember. – Pretty much, I had a good idea of what goes on at the races. After all, I’ve worked in every capacity at the track. – But this all changed in late November at Turfway Park. Starting in the parking lot as a […]

Free Selections – Weekend Warrior Picks

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 29, 2019 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The turkey hangover is starting to subside and you’ve seen enough pie until Christmas. It’s time to hit some winners and have a little something extra to be thankful. Think of this as a little early edition of Santa sliding down your chimney with a bankroll.   Churchill Downs   Saturday   Race #5 – […]

Free Saratoga Selections / Saturday, 7-13-19

The Spa is open and summer is officially underway. I love to watch the babies, the turf, and the incredible stakes. – I guess it’s fair to say I love the entire show. How could you not? Saratoga is like Christmas for horseplayers and gamblers. The opportunity to watch and wager on the best outfits, […]

Tough Times for Racing

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 27, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

At the time of this post, there are some really odd things happening. – I’m not talking about a double dead-heat on the same card or a historical payoff. – I’ve never said this before, but I believe the next year will have a great impact on the sport of kings as we know it. […]

Does Anyone Know What Really Happened?

I wait for the first Saturday in May like Christmas. – Any money I have is earmarked for wagers on this glorious day. – I’m the fan you try to reach through marketing, advertising, and giveaways. – I come out when it rains, in the heat, and during the winter. – I talk up the […]

Perfect Ride

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 29, 2019 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

  We’ve seen good rides and bad trips. You blame the rider, the horse, or forgetting to wear your favorite hat. – But when you get that “perfect ride” there’s nothing sweeter as a racing fan with a $2 dollar ticket in hand. Years ago, I met a small gent with a kind smile. Always […]