Posts Tagged ‘horse racing industry’

Dangerous Odds

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 27, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing | 1 Comment >>

I was a young boy when a football-carrying monster by the name of Earl Campbell would punish runners, and do it on the feet of a ballerina. He made every game for the Houston Oilers exciting for the sport. I was perusing an article where they were describing the Heisman Trophy winner, and NFL Hall Of Famer […]

Great Ideas

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 10, 2011 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

I have been reading some cool ideas, and the creative juices started to flow. I guess when I read, or hear about a plan to better our sport, I get giddy like a little kid. I think we could all stand to have a dose of that, and maybe we may have some different results. […]

Coffee Break

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 7, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

I met a friend in the backstretch kitchen as he guzzled three cups of coffee in ten minutes. Me, I couldn’t drink it if a $100 bill was attached at the bottom of the cup. But, the ten minutes we shared were solid. Both of us have been industry folk in racing. He is about ready […]


by Ed Meyer

posted on February 11, 2011 in General Discussion | 3 Comments >>

We better react, and not wait until it is too late. For the longest time, we have heard about the sport of racing dying on the vine, but as they say in football… After further review, I think the message that the sport of kings is dead has been greatly exaggerated….. Paul Moran wrote another great […]

Say It Ain’t So…

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 9, 2011 in General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

I was reading Bill Finley’s article from, and I am starting to wonder what the hell is going on in racing…. I always will hope for the best, but the light at the end of the tunnel may be a sign that says “turn around here.” First thing this morning, I was greeted with […]

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 […]

Make Your Call

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 15, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

We have been reading and hearing all about the racing game making a change. Are we seeing the truth, or are we just being blind to the numbers? We all hope that the fog is lifting, but after further conclusion, I am starting to doubt the movement. I was reading “Horse Race Insider” and I […]