Posts Tagged ‘Father’s Day’

Celebrating Dad

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 21, 2018 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

    Racing fans rolled in through the doors with more kids than usual. I liked to see the families coming to the races as it took me back. – Back to a time when we would be sitting under a maple tree with blankets spread wide. The sun would shine through the leaves that […]

The Time of the Season

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 11, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

This time every year our family would be dusting off our picnic baskets, and getting our large blankets ready. Beginning with Mother’s Day, the family treks to the track would begin. Now, that’s not to say there weren’t a few dozen more in between the dates, but the day that honors dear old mom was […]

Final Race

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 26, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

Everyday there is an opener, and a final race on the card. It is what happens in between that makes the day good or bad. In the world of racing, it mirrors life. You are born in the opener, and the final race will happen for each of us. It is what you do in between that makes all of the […]

July 5, 1908

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 20, 2011 in General Discussion | 2 Comments >>

It took place in Fairmont, West Virginia and it is known around the world. It is a day where we pay homage to a great man. A guy that goes by many names, but you may know him as Dad. At the races, I have had the pleasure of knowing many great father/son tandems. They […]