Posts Tagged ‘Ellis Park’

This Week in Racing

Nothing like a cliff note version of what’s going on. Don’t think of it as a cheat sheet as there are many issues that deserve a fuller explanation. – But here are a few items that caught my eye and as usual, the opinions here are just that. Remember what your high school teacher used to […]

Problem Ponies – Horses to Watch – 8/15/16

This past weekend has me waiting for the first leaf to drop and temperatures to cool down. I love the summer racing season, but the heat, rain, and humidity has me ready for the next season. Oh, I’ll relish every time the bugle sounds as they come onto the track for Saratoga. But the foliage […]

One Beer with Friends

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 5, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I have many friends who work in racing, and most are dear and cherished pals. After the races one evening, I stopped by an old track hangout to have a beer and catchup with some friendly faces. After I finished one brew, I couldn’t believe how much they had changed. Or, maybe it was me… […]

Change is Gonna Come

Ladies and gentlemen, the revolution has arrived, and it is a little different than we thought it would be. What we once hoped and prayed for, we now fear with our every breath. Oh, how we long for the simple days when things made sense, and all was well. Turfway Park lost its September dates to […]

Where’s the Love?

I have always felt pretty lucky as a racing fan. Not because I have every pick-six, trifecta, or get free coffee. Living in Kentucky allowed me to visit some of the venues where the horse is celebrated. Going to Turfway Park during the cold winter to get rolling toward the spring. Making the drive down […]

Kentucky’s Finest / Free Kentucky Downs Selections September 2012

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 7, 2012 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The summer sun is getting cooler each day, and the usher of autumn is next up for the bluegrass state. Oh, don’t think the action is over just yet. Turfway Park kicked open the doors on Thursday, and you can watch and wager on the undulating turf at Kentucky Downs. A beautiful 1 5/8ths European […]

Be Careful What You Wish For

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 30, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Long ago at a small racetrack a group of longtime employees drank some magic potion. Now, this wasn’t just any potion, but it was one that made your wishes come true. They so loved the sport of kings that they would have done anything to see it flourish once again. With the promise of casino-style gaming […]

Horses to Watch August 2012

by Greg Melikov

posted on August 13, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won seven times, finished second eight times and ran third six times since June 22. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. ARLINGTON PARK Lion […]

Horses to Watch July 2012 part 2

by Greg Melikov

posted on July 30, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won five times, finished second three times and ran third eight times since June 22. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. ARLINGTON PARK Nolan’s […]

Horses Worth Watching July 2012

by Greg Melikov

posted on July 23, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won five times, finished second once and ran third six times since June 9. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. ARLINGTON PARK Bonnie: Broke […]