Posts Tagged ‘horse racing strategies’

Turfway Park / The Return of Racing

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 1, 2013 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | 1 Comment >>

Turfway Park has seen about everything. There have been good times and bad, but at the end of the day the old gal still stands proud since 1959.  Live Thoroughbred racing returns on Sunday, Dec. 1, with the opening of Turfway Park’s 38th consecutive holiday meet. The track will present nine races daily on Thursdays, Fridays, […]

Wait To Play, Or Fire Away??

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 28, 2013 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments >>

In racing there are many types of players. You have the get rich quick type that shoot every penny on a pick six carryover, or you have the spot player waiting for the big race to unload a bankroll. Either way, they can be chancy propositions. The old days had us playing our nine race card […]

More Questions Than Answers

The Triple Crown is in our rear view mirror, and it is the duty of all horse players to begin scanning the dates for the upcoming summer racing season. This past weekend has me more in the dark than ever before. Just when I saw that light at the end of the tunnel coming closer, I […]

Free Selections / Keeneland / Blue Grass Card

It was 1982, and I was sitting in our living room. There was no live TV coverage, and simulcast was about 15-years away. Everyday that Keeneland ran, you could catch the feature race on radio. The late-great Caywood Ledford was painting the picture of horses loading into the gates, and I could feel the hair […]

Chasing The Prize

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 23, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

We all know what to expect when we bet with our local OTB, ADW, or the race track of our choosing. This is pointed at the wagering menu for the most part. But things don’t have to be so stale. I salute the tracks and out-of-the-box thinkers. It is up to the people that put on the […]

Patience and Confidence

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 1, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

With the doors opening at Gulfstream, Tampa, and Fair Grounds still early in the meet you will want to employ patience. I have found that following the tried and true methods usually kick back in to full gear. Now more than ever, your E-Z Win Forms are stat ready in real-time to help you pick […]

Horses to Watch

by Greg Melikov

posted on November 19, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, General Discussion, 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 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: […]

18 Days and Counting

Breeders’ Cup 2012 is only 18-days away at the time of this writing. It will take place over two days at Santa Anita on November 2, and 3, 2012. I ran into a friend of mine from the track, and he asked me the million dollar question. “Where do I begin my research for the […]

Tracking Santa Anita for the Breeders’ Cup

Back in 2008 when the Breeders’ Cup was held at Santa Anita Park no runner went wire to wire in any of the 14 races on the main track’s Pro-Ride surface or the grass course. However, the synthetic surface was replaced with dirt after ’09 following many problems and complaints about it. Then last year the […]

Keeneland Countdown

As a horseplayer, it is our responsibility to keep up on trends, biases, and anything that can effect the bottom line. There is some rain in the forecast for Keeneland this week, and here are a few bullet point reminders to keep in your arsenal. Rainy day winners The track will always be fast. Next […]