Posts Tagged ‘horse tracks’

America’s Day at the Races

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 1, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | 1 Comment >>

Every Labor Day was the last chance of the summer to battle with River Downs. Mostly they were claiming races, but you could always expect some excellent turf races and the day would be capped off with the Miller Lite Cradle Stakes. These were simpler times and the days when 9 live races was all […]

Be Careful What You Wish For

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 30, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

Long ago at a small racetrack a group of longtime employees drank some magic potion. Now, this wasn’t just any potion, but it was one that made your wishes come true. They so loved the sport of kings that they would have done anything to see it flourish once again. With the promise of casino-style gaming […]

Fat Johnny

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 28, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events, | 4 Comments >>

I was driving through the parking area at Turfway Park, and I was looking for a place to park. About a hundred years ago I was 20-years-old, and I used to run the parking lot, as I couldn’t find a good place in that zip code. I pulled up against the fenceline that really wasn’t a spot. It […]

The Old Soft Shoe

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 17, 2012 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

Tap dancing has been a term I have been using since Clinton was in office. Some have been offended, others have denied, and there are some who would never dare this feat. I like to listen to players and then I watch for things to bring to my game. A long time ago a gent […]

Details, Details…

by Ed Meyer

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

How many times have you wanted to know more? You know, you have a question about some runners at your favorite track and you are greeted by a customer service person, who is trying to take care of your problem like you are calling in a pizza complaint. We have the technology, and we must […]