Posts Tagged ‘Memorial Day’

He’s Just That Damn Good

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 1, 2018 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

          Some things are over buffered with big words, fireworks, and smoke. – Who can blame you when you feel so emphatic about anything? – On Memorial Day of this year, I saw something take place I’ve seen a thousand times before and still was amazed. Well, maybe not 1,000 times; 6,927 times […]

The Beauty of Sunshine

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 6, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

    For many years I would have Sunshine visit my office. No matter what the weather Sunshine would pay me a visit and let me on a little secret. – “Isn’t it a beatiful day, Ed ? It’s raining, but that God’s way of keeping the place clean.” Sunshine was a longtime player and […]

Memorial Day

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 27, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

If you surveyed 100 folks what they day was about, I would bet dollars to donuts many could not answer correctly. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the […]

Memorial Day Memories

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 26, 2014 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The track has always been a place where I’ve gone. It was there when I was lucky enough to tag along with my dad. It was there when I had sad times in my life, for it always took my mind away. The track has always been there, and no matter how it has transformed. I […]

The Time of the Season

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 11, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

This time every year our family would be dusting off our picnic baskets, and getting our large blankets ready. Beginning with Mother’s Day, the family treks to the track would begin. Now, that’s not to say there weren’t a few dozen more in between the dates, but the day that honors dear old mom was […]

Free Selections / Belmont / Monday / 5-27-2013

My family would gather to watch the Memorial Day parade in a town that looked like Mayberry. The high school band played, decorated veterans walked proudly, and fire trucks blared sirens tossing candy to the kids. The parade would finish 50-yards past our family, and my dad would gather us up to make our trek to River Downs. A fried chicken lunch […]

Memorial Day at Lone Star Park

by Horstradamus

posted on May 29, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Lone Star Park was a scorcher Monday for Memorial Day, but it provided for a great day of racing and fun.  Temperatures climbed up towards the triple digit mark, but that didn’t prevent the festivities that were taking place at the park.  Besides the main attraction, Lone Star was offering a live band playing music […]

Monday To Remember [Free Selections]

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 31, 2010 in Free Picks and Tips | No Comments >>

Memorial Day has always been a big time for my family to go to the races. As a kid, we used to go the cemetery and clean up the graves of loved ones, and make it to the track for a great day of racing. I used to hate one part of the day, and […]