Posts Tagged ‘Indiana Downs’

The Luckiest Guy in the Grandstand

I went to a local casino for dinner and watched my gal at the blackjack table. I enjoy watching for the most part, and on occasion I’ll pull out a $20, and play some video poker. I  know about odds, double-downs, and what the percentage of a “bust-card” is for the dealer. But it’s not […]

Thank You For Another Great Year!

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 29, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | 2 Comments >>

When I was boy, everything seemed simple. You played until dark, supper was hot and ready when you came home, and going to the track with my dad was always on my mind. There weren’t many young fella’s who read the local paper just to see the race results. As I turn another year older, I look […]

Chasing The Ace

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 21, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

The track is like a holy place of worship. Where else in the world can you hear thousands of fans speaking to their maker with wishful tones all at once?  I have seen some of the biggest, best, and most interesting players in the sport. Not because I had a special seat, or had a ticket […]

The Business of Having Fun

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 2, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | 1 Comment >>

My pal Danny asked me when I was going to get back in the game of racing. I told him owning one horse was like adding on a house payment or a luxury car each month. He had no real clue as to the hidden costs. But after listening to me cry, he is now better informed. […]

Horses to Watch

by Greg Melikov

posted on June 13, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

Horses worth watching is a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov that should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won four times, finished second three times and ran third four times since May 8. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. ARLINGTON […]


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 […]