Posts Tagged ‘Labor Day’

Problem Ponies – Horses to Watch – 8/29/16

The un-official days of summer are coming to an end with the Labor Day holiday. – The days will get shorter by the minute and the oppressive humid air will be replaced by cool crisp autumn breezes. – The weekend was chock-full of incredible racing action and the Travers Day card at Saratoga did not […]

A “Labor” of Love

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 9, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  The tree provided shade for the entire family. It was always hot no matter the forecast, and the two large picnic baskets were filled to the brim. Mom used to get up early in the morning frying chicken, and making a myriad of summer salads to complete the┬ápicnic lunch. This was my wake up┬ácall […]

America’s Day at the Races

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 1, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

Every Labor Day was the last chance of the summer to battle with River Downs. Mostly they were claiming races, but you could always expect some excellent turf races and the day would be capped off with the Miller Lite Cradle Stakes. These were simpler times and the days when 9 live races was all […]