Posts Tagged ‘Dale Romans’

Road to the Derby – 3/4/17

As the preps come and go, Derby dreams fade in and out like an old TV. You remember ? The TV your grandpa used to watch baseball games. Sometimes it came in as clear as day, and other times it took a while before you see what’s happening. That’s the thought rolling through my head […]

“Problem Ponies” – Horses to Watch

The second jewel is in the books and we won’t be seeing a Triple Crown winner this year. That’s ok, as we waited 37 years for the last one, and I sure want the racing world to not assume it’s so easy we’ll just run off three or four in a row. – The fast […]

The Big Four

In a shade over a week we’ll be sipping an icy cold mint julep, and singing the emotional “My Old Kentucky Home” lyrics. – The crowds will be dressed to the nines, and players from around the globe will be chomping at the bit to wager into the swelled Derby pools. – This may be the […]

What’s Going On ?

Just like the song, or maybe the words from a friend when they first greet you. We all like to know what’s going on in our world. – In the world of racing there are a few things happening that have me scratching my noggin. From time to time it’s a good thing to step back […]

Juvenile Turf / Juvenile – First Glimpse

    There is nothing like a close-up look at the runners in the Breeders’ Cup. We’ll keep you chomping at the bit all the way until the big weekend. Be sure to tune into the Winning Ponies Internet Radio Show, as host John Englehardt always reaches into his bag of guests and comes out […]

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 […]

Talking Dirty

There is nothing like a little “dirty talk” to get your blood pumping. But if you’re expecting a wild tale of college girls on spring break, you may want to adjust your settings. In Lexington, Kentucky there are three things on the topic of discussion list: 1) The Kentucky Wildcats, 2) Keeneland Race Course, and […]

Winning Ponies Free Selections / Turf Races / 1-5-2014

Everyone loves races on the greensward. There is something about them that separates the day. I have enjoyed race cards of cheap claimers, and the best of what the Breeders’ Cup has to offer.  But grass racing has always held a special place in my heart. Here is a sampling of some grass races using the Winning […]

Just When You Thought It Was Over

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 7, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

After the red-hot Thoroughbred action that came our way as the Breeders’ Cup. The rest of racing  looks pretty much dismal. I used to be a part of this crowd. And once the Classic was declared official, I decided it was time to go to sleep until the Fair Grounds opened, or when the call-to-the-post sounded […]

Super Saturday / Guaranteed $500,000 Pick Four Ticket

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 27, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

Last week I tried my hand at a place parlay. The wager felt good, and sounded even better. But the dreaded one in and one out sent me packing for round two. I am in my second weekend, and I’m stretching out to nail the pick-four at Belmont this Saturday. Last week I couldn’t get […]