Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Hollendorfer’

Road to the Derby – 3/4/17

As the preps come and go, Derby dreams fade in and out like an old TV. You remember ? The TV your grandpa used to watch baseball games. Sometimes it came in as clear as day, and other times it took a while before you see what’s happening. That’s the thought rolling through my head […]

F&M Sprint / Turf Sprint – First Glimpse

The day is shaping up to be one of the best in the 32 years of Breeders’ Cup history. With over 200 pre-entered horses including 32 from overseas. The first ever Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland stands to make history. Trainer Chad Brown leads all trainers with 14 entries, and ownership entries belong to Coolmore Partnerships […]

Free Selections / GP & SA / Saturday 1-4-2014

The holiday guests have hit the road, and the final serving of Aunt Sadie’s fruitcake is gone. But there is a glimmer of good news this weekend. Gulfstream Park has a sweet day of grass racing on tap, and Santa Anita has weather most of the nation would love to have. Winning Ponies is bringing you handicapping guidance […]

Free Selections / Hollywood Park / Saturday 12-14-13

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 13, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  This is the final big stakes weekend for Hollywood Park. They opened the doors in 1938, and it’s been home to the who’s who of California racing for decades. The final day of racing is slated for 12/22/13, but in the meantime be sure to watch and wager on some value packed action that […]

Free Selections / Saratoga / $1 Million Dollar Pick-Four / 8-24-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 23, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

The days on the porch sipping ice tea are fading slowly into the setting summer sun. But not to fear. This weekend is one we have waited for, as the 144th Running of the “Mid-Summer Derby” is in full effect. Saratoga oozes history and tradition, and this Saturday will not disappoint. There is a stakes filled […]

Free Selections / Belmont / Monday / 5-27-2013

My family would gather to watch the Memorial Day parade in a town that looked like Mayberry. The high school band played, decorated veterans walked proudly, and fire trucks blared sirens tossing candy to the kids. The parade would finish 50-yards past our family, and my dad would gather us up to make our trek to River Downs. A fried chicken lunch […]

Free Selections / Hollywood Park / 4-27-2013

The Kentucky Derby is a week away, and some are starting to hibernate with their bankrolls. But, that is only if you are allergic to money. It is time to grab your E-Z Win Forms, as Betfair Hollywood Park is celebrating their 75th Anniversary with California Gold Rush Day!   Hollywood Park   The weather forecast calls for […]

Free Selections / Aqueduct / 4-6-2013

Racing is reaching that fever pitch. There are some incredible races, and they are right at your finger tips. Kickback, and grab your E-Z Forms as this may be a weekend of action that you don’t want to miss!   Aqueduct There will be a 60% of rain on Friday, but on Saturday you can […]

Free Selections / Travers Stakes / $1 Million Dollar Guaranteed Pick-Four

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 24, 2012 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The heat of summer is rounding third and heading for home. It won’t be long until we gather to watch the greatest Thoroughbreds in the world take the national stage for the Breeders’ Cup. But, that is off in the distance, as we have the Mid-Summer Derby at hand. A sunny day when some of […]

2012 Travers Picks

by Greg Melikov

posted on August 22, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

It’s Neck ’n Neck vs. Alpha in Travers. Is a happy horse a winning horse? Maybe so. After Jim Dandy runner-up Neck ’n Neck breezed five furlongs in 1:00 on Monday at Saratoga, trainer Ian Wilkes declared the colt ready for Saturday’s $1 million Travers. “He did it well in hand,” Wilkes told Brisnet.com. “He […]