Posts Tagged ‘horse racetracks’

10,000 Reasons to go to the Breeders’ Cup

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 26, 2012 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I once heard a great story about gambling. “Never gamble with someone who is not happy to see you win.” Not only can it make for a long day, but you can feel alone as you sit just a few feet from someone who is rooting against you. For me, this has never been the case. […]

Where’s the Love?

I have always felt pretty lucky as a racing fan. Not because I have every pick-six, trifecta, or get free coffee. Living in Kentucky allowed me to visit some of the venues where the horse is celebrated. Going to Turfway Park during the cold winter to get rolling toward the spring. Making the drive down […]

New Race Meets Starting Up Coast to Coast

by Horstradamus

posted on September 9, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, News, Other Events | No Comments >>

As the weather cools down a bit and the autumn weather slowly arrives, the major race meets of the summer are wrapping up and other tracks are getting ready to open their doors. After another successful summer at Saratoga Race Course, the New York Racing Authority (NYRA) will shift the action to Belmont Park for […]

Clocker’s Corner

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 4, 2011 in Educational Articles, General Discussion | 2 Comments >>

The best place to catch the workouts was at this little area near the finish line. The coffee was hot, the conversation cool, and the runners were getting ready. It was the first place where plans were laid, and fortunes were made. The clocker has multiple stopwatches, and a radio. They usually get high on […]

What Never Was, And Always Will Be…

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 31, 2011 in General Discussion | 4 Comments >>

I have some friends in Cleveland, Ohio. They have worked in racing for 30 years, and have waited for the “life raft” of alternative gaming to create a new day. A time where racing pitfalls were to be solved, and revenue generated. The time has come, and things are not as smooth as planned. At my […]

Change Can Be Great!

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 24, 2010 in General Discussion | 2 Comments >>

Do you know that chili is made about a million ways? It is full of many spices and magic, and I equate it to racing and what fans think will bring the game back to prosperity. I have few ideas, and only after reading everything out there, and trying everyone’s recipe, I have one of […]