Posts Tagged ‘hollywood park’

Evolution of a Small Town Gambler

Gambling had a mystique that took place in back rooms or places your Mom wouldn’t approve. Rooms filled with smoke, profanity the second language, and if a lady was there she was tending bar or waiting on tables. Men could be found from every walk of life, and was the only place where you’d see […]

Say It Ain’t So…

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 19, 2013 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Once upon a time, race tracks could be found in every state that allowed betting. If you wanted to bet, you had to make your way to the track and watch the ponies. Vegas was yet to be born, and the lottery and casinos were something you read about. Oh, there were plenty of bookies […]

Free Selections / Hollywood Park / Saturday 12-14-13

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 13, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  This is the final big stakes weekend for Hollywood Park. They opened the doors in 1938, and it’s been home to the who’s who of California racing for decades. The final day of racing is slated for 12/22/13, but in the meantime be sure to watch and wager on some value packed action that […]

Free Selections / Thanksgiving Day / 11-28-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 27, 2013 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

You can smell the aromatic turkey cooking slowly in the kitchen, the friends and relatives are making their trek to enjoy a feast, and there is a cornucopia of racing action to have you going back for seconds. Winning Ponies is locked and loaded for the holiday weekend, and the E-Z Win Forms are sure […]

Just When You Thought It Was Over

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 7, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

After the red-hot Thoroughbred action that came our way as the Breeders’ Cup. The rest of racing  looks pretty much dismal. I used to be a part of this crowd. And once the Classic was declared official, I decided it was time to go to sleep until the Fair Grounds opened, or when the call-to-the-post sounded […]

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 […]

Horses to Watch

by Greg Melikov

posted on November 19, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, 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 five times, finished second eight times and ran third once since Oct. 13. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track.   AQUEDUCT   Cousin Adam: […]

Back in the Saddle Again!

I had a few moments and I began to replay the last few weeks leading up to the Breeders’ Cup. Our place parlay yielded a small profit, and we had a great time betting the weekend. For the group, it was a winner. But for me, I was left scratching my head and asking what […]

The Heart of Racing is Still Beating

The numbers have been crunched, the winners crowned, and the dust has settled. But far be it from over. Racing still has plenty to offer for handicappers. Yep, the big weekend has come and gone but the heart of the game is still beating. Long before I saw my first Breeders’ Cup I can remember […]

Horses to Watch

by Greg Melikov

posted on July 9, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds’ won six times, finished second five times and ran third five times since June 1. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. ARLINGTON PARK Outlaw […]