Posts Tagged ‘Irad Ortiz’

Word on the Street

Nothing like the ramblings of the word on the street. You can’t learn the word from night school, and it doesn’t come in a book. So we have to rely on the whispers and rants from the folks on the scene. – Just remember you heard it right here as we make our way down […]

Free Weekend Selections – Gulfstream – 3/4/17

The card at Gulfstream should be a great opportunity to watch and wager on incredible races. Think of the FREE selections as an appetizer of great things to come. Use these as food-for-thought, and be sure to check back for the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms for a comprehensive look at the race card. – […]

Free Travers Day Selections / 8-27-16

An older gent stopped me and asked; “why do you bet those crazy pick-fours with a million dollar guaranteed pool ?” – Crickets. If you don’t understand by now, there’s a better chance you’ll want to buy a Powerball ticket. – If you do love the action, the beauty, and the pageantry. – Saratoga is the place […]

Problem Ponies – Horses to Watch – 7/5/16

The fireworks may have been dampened in some spots of the country but the sparks are just getting ready to fly as summer racing is here. – It won’t be long until you’ll be playing your favorite ovals and the marquee races that can tame the humid summer heat. – Keep these runners on your […]

Free Selections / Saturday 3-26-16 / Meydan

Last week my beginning stage of handicapping pointed me in the right direction. – I started with taking a starter look last weekend, and then I proceeded to download the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms. This allowed me a good start, and after downloading the E-Z Win Forms I examined my bankroll and the path to the betting […]

Free Selections / Saturday / 3-19-16

I love to have an appetizer before dinner. A little something to get your hunger focused on big things to come. When I begin my handicapping process, I first take a look at the races and get a picture of who looks solid. After all the smoke has settled and I have determined my bankroll, […]

Winning Ponies – Free Selections – Friday 12-11-15

I love the saying there is no such thing as free lunch. Well, here is a little sampling of some runners who will grace the ovals on Friday. – Let this be a little starter for the main wagering, and be sure to download the entire E-Z Win Forms for your favorite tracks. – Enjoy, […]

Watching Greatness

I was reading an article about riders and where they cut their teeth. Everyone starts somewhere, and it doesn’t matter how big or small the venue you ply your trade. Some were happy to be the big fish in the small pond, and others had bigger dreams. In my travels I’ve been lucky enough to […]

Horses to Watch – 9/7/15

      The summer lashed out with a last round punch as fireworks and family grill-outs fill the long weekend. I can feel the cool breeze of autumn on my face as my thoughts turn to the end of season championships better known as the Breeders’ Cup.  But let’s not get ahead of ourselves just yet. The weekend offered plenty […]

Horses to Watch List – 8/10/15

New York racing has a showcase of talent that just keeps getting better and better. Saratoga is putting on a show this summer that has me scratching my head to remember when there has been such action. – Maybe it’s Triple Crown fever, or the end of summer battles heating up, or maybe it’s the Breeders’ Cup setting up […]