Posts Tagged ‘Ed Meyer’

Make 2023 the Year to Be a Winner!

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 20, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Make 2023 the Year to Be a Winner!

As 2023 arrived, it’s time to take stock of where we stand as horse players. It is a good practice to take your temperature before making your way to the windows.  This is a good lesson to see what worked in the past and what we would like to see in the future. First, let’s […]

What Once Worked Could Soon Again

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 18, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on What Once Worked Could Soon Again

Long ago in Ohio, there was a “7 and 7” race card. – Seven races from River Downs and seven races from Thistledown. At the end of the day, bettors were treated to a 14-race card for the Ohio signal. It used to be a lot of fun. But as tracks are owned by new […]

Eve or Day?

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 30, 2022 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Eve or Day?

I’ve had this on my mind the entire holiday season. – When it comes to getting your money in play; do you want to head to the races on New Year’s Eve, or start 2023 with a sparkling start with a big day at the windows? I guess I would have to summon the ghost […]

Plans for 2023

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 26, 2022 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Plans for 2023

After Christmas, the holidays, or whatever you choose to celebrate. That is right about the time that racing begins to turn the corner and makes the long run into 2023. Surrender into the new and forget about the past. The future is fresh and waiting and is sure to promise you more action than the […]

Happy Holiday Memories

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 26, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Happy Holiday Memories

The last time I can remember a Christmas “bonus win” was many moons ago. – It was the last race card before Christmas Eve and the joint was packed. Every gambler knew it would be a couple of days to wait for the next call to the post. Those couple of days seemed like a […]

Giving Thanks from the Heart

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 2, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Giving Thanks from the Heart

The time where friends and family gather and share a meal to enjoy each other’s company are typically thought of during this time of year. But, after the day of celebration came another form of giving thanks that didn’t involve a big spread of food, but one where good friends opened their hearts and told […]

Breeders’ Cup in the Books

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 9, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Breeders’ Cup in the Books

The smoke has cleared, the champions crowned and congrats to the winners and excuses from the losers. – Like in every sport, there is always plenty to say after the fact. But my reflection is more about the beauty of the day and cashing tickets. If you played the Keeneland meet, you would’ve been aware […]

Handicapper’s Curse

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 16, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Handicapper’s Curse

As the winds of autumn swirl and blow, you’ll hear that hollow growl below. The numbers jumble and make no sense, as you’re almost down to your last pence. You’ll search and look but not to find, that golden ticket that will be kind. – So, keep to task and don’t delay, you’ve almost found […]

The Splendor of Fall Racing

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 4, 2022 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The Splendor of Fall Racing

  As Mother Nature rings in a new season, we give thanks for the excitement of the past and await the cool crisp days of autumn. I’ve always said; “This is the best time to be a horse racing fan.” – The only way to put it to the test is make plans to enjoy […]

Small Tracks; Big Excitement

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 25, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Small Tracks; Big Excitement

The wafting smell of fresh popcorn as you walk through the gates. As you make your way to the program stand and purchase your book for the day, tip sheet hawkers yell out their sales pitch of winner’s from yesterday, and the ones that await today. – You have made your way into the massive […]