Posts Tagged ‘Jockeys’

Alpha Will Be Dandy; Paynter Gets Nod in Haskell

by Greg Melikov

posted on July 25, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

The widest open of this weekend’s big races for 3-year-olds is Saturday’s $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga. The 49th renewal has attracted several graded stakes winners, but the top two sophomores are headed to Monmouth on Sunday for the 45th running of the $1 million Haskell Invitational. The Jim Dandy will be loaded with an […]

Lost Along the Way

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 13, 2011 in General Discussion, News | 2 Comments >>

For the past few days I have read about Michael Baze, and the troubled life that has followed him. He was due in court on drug charges, and I am sure this really weighed on his mind. One thing I would like you to do right now, think back to when you were 24-years-old, and […]

New Kids at the Block

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 3, 2011 in General Discussion, Kentucky Derby | No Comments >>

This year, there will be five new kids on the block. It will not be the usual faces, and for the game that is a good thing. Now on deck, we will have some new batters. They are: Anna “Rosie” Napravnik – She was the first lady rider to win the Louisiana Derby, and also […]

Tough Ride

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 6, 2011 in General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

I have had the opportunity to speak with many riders through our Internet radio show. I have known many, but the interview sessions and off-air talk has enlightened me greatly. The weight issue that riders fight is one that can bring the toughest of athletes to their knees. For me to lose 6 lbs would […]

Why Not?

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 15, 2010 in General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

Why is it that certain things can’t happen? I don’t think it is as much as things n0t changing, compared to adjusting our perceptions. Think about it and ask why not? Why can’t tracks drop their takeout to a blended rate, and all states abide? If they do this, then players will know about racing, what […]

Dangerous Game

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 15, 2010 in General Discussion, News | 4 Comments >>

Every time a rider leaves the paddock, there is a chance that they may not return. They may be injured in a spill, or sustain a career-ending injury in the matter of milliseconds. All today, and gone in blip…. Tough game. Jockey Michael Martinez is a rider at Golden Gate Fields. He left the paddock […]