Posts Tagged ‘Latonia Race Course’

People You Meet ‘Long the Way

Coffee is steaming on the kitchen table. Birds are fighting over the seeds on the post outside, and the sun is starting to burn off the morning fog. The prefect way to start your morning. I look at results, stories and promising runners. The usual goings on of the morning turns into a Zen-like moment […]

What’s Going On ?

Just like the song, or maybe the words from a friend when they first greet you. We all like to know what’s going on in our world. – In the world of racing there are a few things happening that have me scratching my noggin. From time to time it’s a good thing to step back […]

LXX

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 4, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

There was a young colt born at Stoner Creek farm in Paris, Kentucky. He was sired by 1928 Kentucky Derby winner Reigh Count. He didn’t appear to be much in the eyes of his owner John Hertz, who was best known for his rental car company bearing his name. Hertz was intent on selling the colt, until he was convinced […]

Did You Hear That?

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 21, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Every person who has ever walked through the turnstile gates has a story. Some are sweet and detail days of riches, and others speak of the bad beat of a lifetime. Either way, the stories continue forever. Here is one that I had the pleasure of hearing, and believe it or not they are the stuff that make […]

You Never Forget Your First

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 12, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

Horse players can always tell you about their first big score. Whether it was a claimer, or the Kentucky Derby. They can always recall the sweetness of cashing that first ticket, or watching an equine athlete that made the hair stand up on their neck. My first big winner was a daily double. I was attending […]

The Heart of Racing is Still Beating

The numbers have been crunched, the winners crowned, and the dust has settled. But far be it from over. Racing still has plenty to offer for handicappers. Yep, the big weekend has come and gone but the heart of the game is still beating. Long before I saw my first Breeders’ Cup I can remember […]