Posts Tagged ‘Mike Smith’

Lucky Number 13

        The Triple Crown has been won and “lucky #13″ is in the books. – Justify is undefeated and has done nothing wrong to date. But after the race there’s usually some hullabaloo about something that transpired. – He jumped from the gate, drew off quickly and settled in for a 1 […]

Can History Repeat?

It was 45 years ago when five horses lined up at Belmont Park. Only one stood to be the Triple Crown winner and take down the “Test of the Champion.” – It was 2:24 later and a colt who went by the name of “Big Red” not only set a track record, he broke the […]

The Next Big One?

  With two legs of the Triple Crown in the books, the chatter is in full-swing about the next name to be etched in the history books. – Is Justify the horse hailed as the next “big one?” – He broke apart the “Curse of Apollo” and even overcame the video where he looked sore […]

Preakness by the Numbers

The 143rd Preakness will take place this Saturday going to post at 6:20 pm ET on NBC. – A field of eight will go to post and Justify was installed the (1-2) morning line favorite. – For some of the very best Triple Crown coverage look no further than The Downey Profile. – “The Commish” […]

The Happy Horseplayer

The Kentucky Derby is in the books and your favorite summer ovals will start racing soon. There¬†is something about the change of seasons and the opening of new ovals that really get my blood pumping. There is nothing like the spring and the opening of Keeneland to get my inner-horse player revved up. The babies […]

You Make the Call

This past weekend was chock-full of solid racing action. If you didn’t like the outcomes, that can be up for debate at any track, OTB or gathering of gamblers. As we draw closer to the big dance in Louisville, every passing week will be loaded with marquee events and top-notch action.   This past weekend […]

Breeders’ Cup 2017 – BC Sprint / BC Mile

The big weekend is closing in and you can’t do enough homework. – Winning Ponies is ready for the biggest stage in horse racing. Use these runners as a starting place to begin your handicapping, and be sure and download your Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms. We’re always ready for a day at the races […]

Breeders’ Cup 2017 – The Breeders’ Cup Classic

The biggest race of the weekend stands to answer plenty of questions. Racing starts early in the year and sometimes a carryover from the previous. But not to fear, the Classic has always¬†offered up plenty of action and one that equates to a bumper payday who has the winner. – Be sure to download your […]

Breeders’ Cup 2017 – Juvenile Filly Turf / Distaff

Here is a glimpse of some runners who could make a big splash on Breeders’ Cup weekend. – Use them as an appetizer to whet your appetite and be sure to check in with the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms before making your final decision. The E-Z Win Forms are always ready to make your […]

Breeders’ Cup 2017 – F&M Sprint / Turf Sprint

Nothing like a little bit of pre-homework to get the inner-handicapper moving. – Take a look at these runners and be sure to see where they match against the Winning Ponies E-Z Win Forms. With over $10,934,952 in exotic payouts, you’ll definitely want to download the most effective weapon for Breeders’ Cup weekend. – Best […]