Posts Tagged ‘horse racing news’

Greed of the Game

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 7, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

In the racing industry there are many that relish the opportunity to smile in your face, and plan to stab you in the back. Racing is a noble sport, but there are some events that really make me scratch my head… What is going on in Florida? Has Gulfstream lost their mind? Why in the name […]

You Looking At Me?

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 29, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | 1 Comment >>

I was having dinner with a friend of mine. She is a TV producer, and we were talking about the talking heads that bring us  information. Our conversation turned into a battle of the sexes. She stood her ground wanting the bold and beautiful, and I was leaning toward true life players who offer info we […]

Change is Gonna Come

Ladies and gentlemen, the revolution has arrived, and it is a little different than we thought it would be. What we once hoped and prayed for, we now fear with our every breath. Oh, how we long for the simple days when things made sense, and all was well. Turfway Park lost its September dates to […]

Animal Instinct

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 14, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, News | 4 Comments >>

I bet Animal Kingdom. Flat out, and no take backs…. I thought he fit, and his pedigree screamed run all day. But, when you run into a mishap into the turn. Well, you have to take it and move on. Right as the runners came past the grandstand, he almost went down. This gave me […]

Lost Along the Way

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 13, 2011 in General Discussion, News | 2 Comments >>

For the past few days I have read about Michael Baze, and the troubled life that has followed him. He was due in court on drug charges, and I am sure this really weighed on his mind. One thing I would like you to do right now, think back to when you were 24-years-old, and […]

Derby Fever

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 19, 2011 in General Discussion, | No Comments >>

On our weekly radio show, we have made contact with some big names in racing. Two weeks ago it was Rosie Napravnik, last week it was Julien Leparoux. This week it’s the trainer of Pants on Fire, Kelly Breen. Rosie gave us a glimpse of a possible history mount as she will be the first […]

An Apple a Day

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 13, 2011 in General Discussion, Help/Educational Articles, Horse Racing, News | 2 Comments >>

Many fans over the years have called into question the use of medication in racing. When a group with mega-clout, such as The Jockey Club, steps up to mic and supports race day medication elimination, the winds of change are at gale-force and rising. In Europe, the runners have hay, oats, and water. The efforts […]

Six Seek Reversal of Fortune Against The Factor

by Greg Melikov

posted on April 12, 2011 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Kentucky Derby, News | No Comments >>

The Arkansas Derby could be called the Rebel Stakes II with six runners from the runner-up through the seventh-place finisher seeking a reversal of fortune against the winner — The Factor. The son of War Front is indeed the main factor in the $1 million Grade 1 on Saturday at Oaklawn Park, where on March […]

All Eyes on Uncle Mo in Wood Memorial

by Greg Melikov

posted on April 5, 2011 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby | 2 Comments >>

All racing eyes will be fixed on Uncle Mo in the Wood Memorial on Saturday as the early Kentucky Derby favorite runs in his final prep on the Road to the Roses, one of three key races this weekend. The early favorite in the first of the three Triple Crown events breezed a half-mile in 48 […]

Melikov’s Horses to Watch – Apr 2011

by Greg Melikov

posted on April 4, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing | 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 nine times, finished second three times and ran third four times since Jan. 23. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. Aqueduct W. W.’s […]