Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Bailey’

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 […]

“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. […]