Posts Tagged ‘Color Coded Tier Levels’

Santa, the Easter Bunny and Hot Tips

We listen to the people who hang at the bar and talk about the real hot horse in the feature. The groom betting his weekly check at the windows with a halter hanging over his shoulder as we crane our neck to hear the inside scoop. – If you had to choose one of the […]

Derby by the Numbers

There are folks who pick a name out of a hat, favorite color, or employ a complex computation where they ask everyone in their family who they like and toss them out. Either way, everyone has a little Derby madness pulsing through their veins. This Saturday you’ll hear every theory in the world and the […]

Derby Trail – 4/17/17

The preps are in the books, and the weeks ahead will be like waiting for Santa for horse players. It seems like yesterday when we began this long road and every year the process begins the same. You have to love this time of year as a racing fan and now comes the best part […]

Who Do You Like Today ?

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 25, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The car was parked and the trek to the doors began. Sometimes we would jog in and Dad would catch the first race. Along the walkway were Daily Racing Form booths, tip sheets, and the occasional fan trying to sell general admission passes to make money for the double. The doors would swing open and […]

Finding the Answer Maybe Easier Than You Thought !

I’ve been going through a rut of three outta’ four in the pick-four for quite awhile. I know, we’ve all fallen prey to the beast of gambling and we can’t stop this train wreck. – But for this gambler, here’s a little snapshot of me pulling my self out of the abyss.   I started […]

Goals for the Second Half of 2016

If it has the ring of a boring financial report don’t worry. We visit the doctor for a wellness visit, and we make needed appointments for our vehicle maintenance. – This is the time when we revisit our goals and see where we’re heading. If you’re on target and doing well, we wish you nothing but […]

Secrets of the Kentucky Derby

How many people have always wanted to know the secret sauce on their burger ? Me too. – There’s no sure fire way to eliminate runners based on past runnings, or we would have a chart to follow to whittle down twenty horses to just two or three. – Some believe in a chart of […]

Free Advice is Worth Every Penny

You’re sipping your coffee on the patio, the sun is brightly shining, and the wind that is gently blowing the trees and rustling your Sunday paper. For a moment, you feel like the king of all humanity enjoying the small pleasures in life. As a habit, you take the phone with you not to disturb your […]

Tools of the Trade / Handicapping Update

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 14, 2014 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

Has anyone ever tried their hand at playing in a contest? If the answer is yes, you’ll definitely know there is a difference between playing for money and trying to take down the big score. If there was ever a day when lightning struck, it was my first handicapping contest. I was playing at Trackside OTB in […]

How to Beat a Bad Streak

We have all danced in the sun with a handful of cash as your horse of the day scores. But what do you do when all of your action goes south at the windows? Do you quit, bet more, or do you have a secret mojo you would like to share? The players are all ears, and […]