Posts Tagged ‘Gary Stevens’

Bad Beats I’ll Never Forget

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 13, 2013 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

If you sample about 20 gamblers at the track, you will get more stories than your ears can hold. They will begin with the bad ones that still hurt, and of course the big winning days that keep them coming. Here are a few stories that stick out as some of the toughest.   1. […]

Free Selections / Belmont Day / Saturday / 6-8-2013

This Saturday, a field of 14 runners will go to post in the 145th edition of the Belmont Stakes. First held in 1866, the Belmont is the oldest of the Triple Crown races besting the venerable Kentucky Derby (first held in 1875) by nearly a decade. The race is named for 19th century stock market […]

Free Selections / Preakness Card / 5-18-2013

Saturday afternoon ushers in the second jewel in the Triple Crown. The Woodlawn Vase, the painting of the weather vane, and hearing the sounds of “Maryland, My Maryland” ring sweet to this punter’s ears. This race brings hope. Hope for another name to be etched into history, and hope for a sport that has captivated […]

Weekend Wisdom

The second leg of the Triple Crown goes to post at 6:20 p.m. this Saturday. Mother Nature has plans to behave, and the post positions have been drawn. The only left is to grab your E-Z Win Forms and lets capping… Oh, did I mention that each runner has a story? Every year brings new […]

Talking Derby

The races are in the books, and the new point system has been received well by the participants. Now comes the calm before the storm. We need to drop back, and take in all of the information. Don’t worry, Winning Ponies will keep you up-to-speed with our Internet Radio Show, and the E-Z Win Forms will […]

Rites of Spring / Keeneland

The month of April brings the beauty of a new season. As the grass turns greenish-blue, and the buds on the trees explode into action. One could only assume that heaven has fallen to earth. That is the circle of life in the bluegrass state. Only one thing could make this season perfect, and that […]

Chasing The Dream

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 28, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Thoroughbred racing can make the toughest race tracker tear at the eyes. The beauty and pageantry are only complemented by the incredible stories that bring the game to life. I have always believed it is the special players that keep us coming back: The ones who have fought the odds and overcome the hurdles of their path. […]

Free Selections / Saturday / 2-23-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 23, 2013 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The weekend has finally arrived, and there is no better time than now to get focused on your Triple Crown journey. Winning Ponies offers a one-stop-shop for all of your handicapping needs. Before you make that first bet, start right here and get your E-Z Win Forms in hand. Best of luck, and enjoy your […]

You Never Forget Your First

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 12, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

Horse players can always tell you about their first big score. Whether it was a claimer, or the Kentucky Derby. They can always recall the sweetness of cashing that first ticket, or watching an equine athlete that made the hair stand up on their neck. My first big winner was a daily double. I was attending […]

The Return of the Magic Man?

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 7, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Everyone that enjoys watching the ponies has a favorite rider. Or it may be the one who just walked into the winner’s circle with your big score. For me, it is hands down just one rider, and Christmas may have came early for this punter. When I was reading a DRF article about Gary Stevens sequestering himself in Washington […]