Posts Tagged ‘Hoosier Park’

Old Friends

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 29, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

      Two men walk into a race track. – Now before you think it sounds like the start of an old joke; it’s true. – The two older fans have been walking into the races together for quite some time. – For many, it’s not an unusual trek from the car to the gates. […]

The Luckiest Guy in the Grandstand

I went to a local casino for dinner and watched my gal at the blackjack table. I enjoy watching for the most part, and on occasion I’ll pull out a $20, and play some video poker. I  know about odds, double-downs, and what the percentage of a “bust-card” is for the dealer. But it’s not […]

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 […]

The Business of Having Fun

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 2, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

My pal Danny asked me when I was going to get back in the game of racing. I told him owning one horse was like adding on a house payment or a luxury car each month. He had no real clue as to the hidden costs. But after listening to me cry, he is now better informed. […]

Melikov’s Horses to Watch, Nov 2011

by Greg Melikov

posted on November 1, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, 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 three times and ran third five times. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. BELMONT Sunshine Rambler: Raced sixth early, […]

Melikov’s Horses to Watch, Oct 2011, cont.

by Greg Melikov

posted on October 27, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, 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 four times, finished second once and ran third three times since Sept. 24. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. BELMONT Barrel of Love: […]

Melikov’s Horses to Watch – October 2011

by Greg Melikov

posted on October 8, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. BELMONT Sunshine Rambler: Raced sixth early, dropped to seventh more than four lengths behind after a half-mile, eased out for […]

Blame, Rail Trip Go for the Gold at Belmont

by Greg Melikov

posted on September 30, 2010 in General Discussion, Other Events | No Comments >>

The 93rd Jockey Club Gold Cup could be a two-horse race on Saturday, as two millionaires clash in the Grade 1 at Belmont in a key prep for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Nov. 6. Blame, with more than $1.5 million in the bank, is gunning for his sixth straight stakes victory, after defeating Quality […]