Posts Tagged ‘Latonia Race Course’

Bad Beats; Race Track Regrets

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 16, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Bad Beats; Race Track Regrets

Without fail you can remember every bad beat with laser-like precision. Winners are sweet, but the losses are like a bad taste in your mouth you can’t get rid of. –  We’ve all had them and hopefully, we’ll have plenty of stories telling tales of the big win.   You’ll never forget your first:   […]

The End of an Era

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 25, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

On a cold rainy morning, a magical place in my life was cleared away. Swept into the pages of history for many fans, but for me, it was much more. This was the place where my love of horse racing began. For me, it was more than just an old building, it was a monument […]

Turning For Home

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 27, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

“We’d drive out with great expectations. There were races to play and a fortune to be made. Or, that’s what a young man would think on his way to the track. Looking at my Dad, and listening to stories of the big winner. It not only made the ride a little quicker but grew a […]

Reliving My First

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 21, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Man, I remember my first. – Can you? – It’s a feeling that still brings a smile to your face many years later and it just won’t stop. – You’ll have many, but there’s nothing like your first. – Remember how nervous you were, and how it settled in with a serene sense of accomplishment […]

Lucky Me

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 19, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

“As I step into the line – You can bet this winner is mine – No photo, objections, and inquiries be not – For this is my day, and I’m feeling quite hot.” – Quote from the men’s room wall at Latonia Race Course. Gamblers can be the most superstitious people in the world. – […]

Another Trip Around the Sun

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 30, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

It comes around quicker these days, as it seems like yesterday I was just blowing out the candles. Well maybe that was last week, but you know what I mean. As you approach a birthday you take stock in what you have and what is no longer here. You count your blessings and relish the […]

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 | 4 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 […]