Posts Tagged ‘Gulfstream’

Make a Racing Bucket List

We’ve all seen the movie, or at least used the term a thousand times. – ” I want to see this track before they make it a shopping mall.” – Good idea as there are more tracks that have fallen by the wayside and they’ll only be visited in pictures. – Maybe you’ve been wanting […]

Long Distance Cheering

I have a few buddies that have qualified for the 17th Annual National Handicapping Championship. – It takes place January 28th – 30th, and there is $2.45 million dollars on the line. It roughly comes out to $800,000 to the winner if you were sitting home wondering. – The NHC is the one contest where […]

From the File of What Are We Thinking ?

Sports are a little slice of timeout we all need. We kick back and enjoy the action, and if there is legal wagering there might even be a dime or two wagered. Ah, nothing like having a bet on the big game or the horse with grey spots. – From time to time we tend to take […]

Giving Thanks for 2015

  The Breeders’ Cup is in the books, and we’re starting to think about the holidays. That’s all good, and time with the family are the best moments in life. In addition to getting in the holiday swing, you’ll see some racing fans sharpening up their skill set. – You’ll see punters focusing in on contest play and […]

Horses to Watch – 8/31/15

The racing world can take a deep cleansing breath knowing everything is going to be alright. American Pharaoh has been a blast of wind that carried the sport into the pages of history. – That will never change, and years from now when you read his name in some “remember when” article, you can think back […]

The Eyes of Chicago Are Upon You

  I love Arlington Park. You have to get there at least an hour and half to walk around and examine the manicured grounds, and see the beautiful artwork and statues. Keep this one on your bucket list before CDI (Churchill) has this one-of a-kind venue holding $4,000 conditioned races. But I digress. – I’ve […]

Caught Red-Handed

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 11, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  Dad has the greatest line in the world that sums up my stupidity. “You’re too old to be that damn dumb.” Well, too soon we grow old and too late we grow wise. The big argument was there was no reason to tell the fib. Why didn’t I just tell the truth? I guess […]

Free Selections / Gulfstream / Claiming Crown / 12-7-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 10, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

All eyes will be on Hallandale, Florida this weekend. Mother Nature is dealing from the bottom of the deck and most of the country is blanked in sleet, snow, and cold temperatures. This day was created for the “average owner”  and the horses are some of the most competitive runners in the game. There are […]

Chasing The Ace

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 21, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The track is like a holy place of worship. Where else in the world can you hear thousands of fans speaking to their maker with wishful tones all at once?  I have seen some of the biggest, best, and most interesting players in the sport. Not because I had a special seat, or had a ticket […]

Happy New Year

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 31, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I have never been much of a New Year’s kinda’ guy. I usually stay home and cook, and watch a bevy of bowl games. But as the final hours of 2012 make their way into the books, I get a little teary eyed of days gone by and good things to come. But all-in-all, it […]