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How Do You Like to Bet ?

The walk into the track was exciting. – A day full of promise, as you see humanity taking long strides with the confidence of a gambler. Going to the races was a day to enjoy. Your program in hand, and maybe a tip sheet bought from one of the barker’s promising the daily-double as they […]

Turn up the Talking Heads

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 9, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Walk into your favorite OTB, track, or peruse your favorite signal at home doing a little betting. You’ll see some entertaining folks who bring you a little inside info. – Most tracks have gotten wise and try to reach new demos while entertaining the customers. You know what’s wrong with this picture ? – Not […]

24 / 7

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 30, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  We’re all in a food comatose as warm feelings of friends and family fill our hearts. This time of celebration is something to behold. Did you notice the traffic didn’t bother you as bad? How about the cooking, the cleaning, and the over-extended gift purchases? Naaah. It all comes out in the wash. What about the […]

Is This The Year?

In horse racing, one phrase will be used more times than any. “Is this the year? Is this the year for the next Triple Crown winner?” – Thoroughbred racing needs a Triple Crown winner now and again. It draws attention to the beauty and pageantry and breathes life anew.  If we had one every year, would it […]

Are The Good Times Really Over For Good?

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 5, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I’m a country music fan, and by title alone. I’ll bet you you’re dialed in I like Merle Haggard. Take a look at the words of one of his biggest hits, and you’ll start to question if he feels the good times are over for good. Are we rolling down hill Like a snowball headed for […]

Just Click Here to Have Fun!

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 10, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

The latest wave of reaching the new player is on the ropes. It’s hard to believe, but the newbie player is an illusive beast to capture. Tracks, OTB’s, ADW’s and everyone who takes a wager has tried to reach over the fence and extend the olive branch. There are groups who are doing good work, and […]

Seven Days Can Make One Week

Seven days can be a long time if you’re in jail, standing on your head, or listening to your better half tell you to stop watching racing and football. This past week is one of reflection, introspection, and getting ready to get my game on. So, sit back and clear your mind. “Time is not […]

Keeper of the Flame

Somebody left the gate open, and the fans ran out like their tail was on fire. What happened? How could this have happened to us?? We always kept our eye on the gate, and only looked away once. But that one time was a little bigger than we ever could have imagined. It’s a little bit bigger […]

Pure Genius

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 25, 2011 in General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

I love it when someone jumps up and does the right thing. Kudos to Emerald Downs. They have the right idea. Everyone has heard of “Groupon” by now. It is where many people can purchase into a special deal, and pay a little, and get added value. On 5/15, they offered up a night at […]