Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Bailey’

“It Ain’t Bragging If You Can Back It Up”

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 8, 2016 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

For the record, I’m one of the biggest Mike Smith fans in racing. I have always referred to him in my blogs as “The Money Rider.” – After reading an article in the Paulick Report /Jockey Talk360.com. I must admit I was taken aback. I was a little surprised to hear the words “I’m gonna’ […]

Bombs Away/Place Parlay – Did You Hear That?

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 14, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The target has been identified, and the command has been given. Well, maybe not that dramatic. Three guys started off a mild mannered place parlay, and it stands at $1750. – We are using the Winning Ponies E-Z Forms, and we’re ready to fire. Finally, we all come into agreement and the Saratoga card will […]

Looking Back With Pride

  If you’re lucky enough to do what you love. Count yourself as one of the luckiest people in the world. It was 75- years- ago on July 4, 1939, when a man stood in the face in of adversity and gave thanks. He called it a “bad break,” and most would have never been able […]

Who’s Next??

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 7, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The New York circuit has been the place to be discovered. Oh I know some may disagree, but if look closer you will find it may hold water. I am partial to the NYRA circuit, but as horse player I must keep an open mind. If you have a little time today, examine the jockey […]

The Happy Horseplayer

When you think of what makes us happy about being a fan of the sport can you think of any special notes? For me, it has always been simple. I love to look over the Twin Spires and see the roses in bloom on that first Saturday in May, start reading three weeks out about […]

Donn Lures a Variety of Handicap Horses

by Greg Melikov

posted on February 5, 2011 in General Discussion, Other Events | No Comments >>

The 53rd Donn at Gulfstream Park is a wide-open contest as a variety of older handicap horses clash in the first major stakes of the year. Three runners tuned up for the 1 1/8-mile race on Sunday. Rule, who finished second in the Hal’s Hope Jan. 8 after a 10-month layoff, drilled a bullet in […]

Good, Bad, And Other Observations…

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 6, 2010 in General Discussion, Other Events | 4 Comments >>

Belmont 142 is in the books… I have a few observations, and overall my grade was a B . If you get that without a Triple Crown hopeful, that is good shooting…. First, why change the song? Sinatra would roll over in his grave… Jay-Z, who is a genius, has his song performed by Jasmine Villegas. […]