Posts Tagged ‘D Wayne Lukas’

Betting on Beauty

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 8, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The racing world always keeps an eye on the symposium in Arizona. Some of the best minds in the wagering world converge and break down issues that are facing the sport we love. There are a myriad of issues, and not all catch my attention as some. But when it comes to wagering, I’m all-in […]

Death on the Internet

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 25, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

    We all remember the first time we attended a funeral. We dressed up, and felt that uneasy feeling as we looked around without wanting to see the casket. – We’ve seen our share, and as we age we’ll go to more of these than weddings or baby showers. – When you hear about a […]

The Fish Feed the Sharks

The cards stick to the table a bit when I pull up the plastic corner of one and see the ace of hearts. I try to keep my blood pressure in check not to get my face the slightest shade of red. I know the others are watching all the while pretending I’m not there. I just […]

The Racing Gods Speak

On Easter Sunday, there is a meeting taking place. The pantheon of greats convene about what is going in the world of sports. Our Lord designates the best in their area to oversee games on Earth. He has plenty on his plate taking care of all of His children. These professional have some things to say […]

If It Were Easy…

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 20, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

If it were easy, then everybody would do it. – These words harken back to a time when racing was starting to get into my blood. I loved everything about the game. Harness, Thoroughbred, and everything in between. I couldn’t get enough of the thrill of walking the shed row, seeing my horse workout, and […]

Summer Camp / Place Parlay Update

There was nothing like camp. Hanging out with friends, school was a million miles away, and the days seemed to last forever. The summer sun on our face, and the sweaty shirts that dotted the ground as makeshift bases for our ball games. If you listen real close, you’ll hear the sound of kids laughing […]

Coming Up Roses

About this time you’re reading who is shipping in, and how the final 20+ days will take shape. We have seen so many incredible races, and to think it all comes down to a full gate of three-year-old runners. Do you have a favorite runner? Will you go to the Derby, or watch the full […]

Driven by Greed

By now I’m sure the most of the world has viewed the PETA video. If you have been in deep Alaska or living under a rock, you are probably better off. The first knee-jerk response when seeing this was shock, surprise, and anger. But now that the initial wave has passed, where do we go […]

Kentucky Derby Update / The “Super Seven”

There are 50 days at the time of this blog until Kentucky Derby 140. For some it’s a day to watch the most exciting two minutes in sports. Others come together for the world’s largest party in Louisville to celebrate the Thoroughbred. For me, it’s like my birthday, Christmas, Valentines Day, and every other holiday […]

Free Selections / Oaklawn Park / Saturday 3-15-2014

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 14, 2014 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

On February 24, 1905, Oaklawn Park rolled out their first race card. A whopping crowd of 3,000 people showed up in Hot Springs, Arkansas to watch Duelist win the very first race. Since 1905, Oaklawn has become a fixture in the world of racing. You can liken it to many of the boutique meets that […]