Posts Tagged ‘Horse trainers’

Tom Drury – Trainer to Watch

          The holiday season has me in an introspective mood. – I’ve been thinking about the good men and women who make the sport of racing. People who work seven days a week and don’t know the meaning of too many hours at work. – There are plenty of good nature, […]

Confessions of a Thoroughbred Owner

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 17, 2013 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

There is nothing like it in the world. When you see your shining racing silks arrive in the paddock with your rider, it is like being the owner of a sports franchise. You select the look, design, and rider who will carry your flag on this day. You may or may not have had a voice in […]

Q and A with Trainer Kellyn Gorder

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 17, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

There are many trainers who fly under the radar. I have been watching one particular conditioner for quite some time. One of the things I learned the hard way is to never leave him off your wagers. With that in mind, I contacted Mr. Gorder and we talked horses. After our conversation, I left with two thoughts; I think […]

Job Posting: Derby Winning Horse Trainer

If you were looking for summers off, and ending your day at 4:00 p.m., maybe you should have become a teacher. If you like to walk and get tons of exercise, maybe you should be a mail carrier. Or, if you like being around horses, and love the trips to the winner’s circle., maybe you […]

Behind The Scenes

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 12, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Racing has always been a world within the world. It has brought many smiles and tears to my eyes, and red-faced anger at times. But, in the sporting world I have never seen the generosity and compassion that lives and breathes on the backside of the track. There is stiff competition on the oval, but […]

Methods to Your Madness

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 20, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

Racing is a world within a world to say the least. It is a good thing, and some of the best folks I have ever met are involved in the game. But, there are a few that make me scratch my head at some of their tactics, and how they get some great results. The Truck […]