Posts Tagged ‘Kentucky Downs’

The Luckiest Guy in the Grandstand

I went to a local casino for dinner and watched my gal at the blackjack table. I enjoy watching for the most part, and on occasion I’ll pull out a $20, and play some video poker. I  know about odds, double-downs, and what the percentage of a “bust-card” is for the dealer. But it’s not […]

Winning Ponies / Free Selections / Kentucky Downs / 9-25-2013

by Ed Meyer

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

The undulating course in Franklin, Kentucky is one-of-a-kind. It is the only European turf course in the states, and the purses have drawn quite a bit of attention from the big outfits. Daily purses hovered in the $900,000 range, and the rider colony was second to none. With that in mind, Winning Ponies is serving […]

Winning Ponies / Free Selection Saturday / 9-14-2013

by Ed Meyer

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

As each week passes and the heat of summer fades. The racing action just keeps getting better. Winning Ponies has been delivering winners all summer long, and we look forward to rounding the big turn into the autumn racing season. Here is a sampling from the E-Z Win Forms so you can get to handicapping! […]

Wednesday Turf Special / 9-11-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 10, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Hump Day is a perfect time to get ready for the weekend, but this Wednesday is a super opportunity to watch and wager on some great turf racing. We are going to examine races at Belmont and Kentucky Downs. All you need to do is find a cool place and watch some hot action!   […]

Winning Ponies / Free Selections / Kentucky / 9-7-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 6, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Kentucky racing is giving you a double-dip of Thoroughbred action. Normally Turfway Park would be running in the September, but now the dates have shifted to Churchill Downs. Add in the undulating European turf racing at Kentucky Downs and you have a bluegrass festival. Winning Ponies has your back, and here is a glimpse of […]

European Bluegrass

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 4, 2013 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

If you travel down I-65 in Kentucky and hang a left, you will find yourself in a vortex time machine that transports you to a European country track. Or, you could be making your way to the one-of-a-kind Kentucky Downs located in Franklin, Kentucky. As you drive past a few truck stops, and many BBQ joints, […]

Change is Gonna Come

Ladies and gentlemen, the revolution has arrived, and it is a little different than we thought it would be. What we once hoped and prayed for, we now fear with our every breath. Oh, how we long for the simple days when things made sense, and all was well. Turfway Park lost its September dates to […]

Where’s the Love?

I have always felt pretty lucky as a racing fan. Not because I have every pick-six, trifecta, or get free coffee. Living in Kentucky allowed me to visit some of the venues where the horse is celebrated. Going to Turfway Park during the cold winter to get rolling toward the spring. Making the drive down […]

Grass Racing Galore / Free Selections for Saturday

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 13, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I absolutely love betting races on the green. The pools are better, and you will find value all the way around. Just pay attention to the “change of weather” tab on the E-Z Win Forms and you can be ready to shift from firm and fast to muddy and yielding in a click. Here are […]

Pleasureville

by John Engelhardt

posted on September 12, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

One of the curious pleasures of life is doing something you’ve never done before… I Checked the weather forecast, grabbed a road map, and headed out to a weekend adventure through winding roads, peppered with working farms and fields of freshly grown tobacco yellow tipped and ready for harvest. Though a destination was in mind, […]