Posts Tagged ‘Lexington’

Winning Ponies Free Selections / Wednesday / 5-22-2013

There will be no Triple Crown winner this year. The countdown to next year began at the top of the lane in the Preakness. The illusive beast that has hidden for 35-years will be able to rest quietly, as punters from around the globe will start focusing on summer racing. But why wait? Winning Ponies […]

Northern Kentucky – A Gambler’s Paradise

I have lived in the Northern Kentucky area all of my life. During my lifetime I have lived 100 miles away from seven race tracks over the years. Not to mention the countless bookies who I have run into during this time. This may seem to be a footnote, but there was once more action […]

The Happy Horseplayer

When you think of what makes us happy about being a fan of the sport can you think of any special notes? For me, it has always been simple. I love to look over the Twin Spires and see the roses in bloom on that first Saturday in May, start reading three weeks out about […]

Professional in Training

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 17, 2012 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

Everyone has known someone, or even been a part of trying your hand at gambling as a profession. I did once, and it was a great ride. I began with a losing streak that gave my grey hair, and had a winning streak that began with wagering $1,000 to place on a 5-1 shot. Yep, […]

Post Time at Brigadoon

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 13, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events | No Comments >>

On a cold and blustery afternoon, I walked past the ancient Sycamore tree and the familiar scent of horses caught my nostrils. Walking across the paddock area, and feeling the years of history whisper gently in┬ámy ear. I knew that I could only be in one place – in beautiful Lexington, at historic Keeneland. If […]

Friends You Meet Along The Way

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 3, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 7 Comments >>

I was looking over my emails, racing stories, and everything to prepare for the upcoming weekend. You know, all of the important stuff to keep us in the loop. It was at this time that I received an email from a friend. I thought it was some tales about what happened, and how he got […]