Posts Tagged ‘Mike Smith’

It’s All In The Numbers

Most of us hated math class. Notice I said, MOST. There are handicappers who dive into the numbers with a pencil and scratch pad, while others develop and test algorithms to see if a runner is worth the risk. There are handicappers that have been working on their own pace figures for years, and most are […]

Against The Odds

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 10, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

We’d like to think we have a fighter’s chance when making a bet. There was never a time in my life I didn’t think I could win. I guess it would be pretty tall odds to win without believing in yourself.  For some, their bankroll weighs in the balance on a single race. It’s about that […]

Free Weekend Selections / Saturday 4-19-2014

The preps are in the books, and the days are counting down. You can hear the Louisville marching band warming up with “My Old Kentucky Home.” – This is the time to get focused, as you are in the right place. Winning Ponies has all of the prep replays to peruse, free selections to get […]

Free Selections / Hollywood Park / Saturday 12-14-13

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 13, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  This is the final big stakes weekend for Hollywood Park. They opened the doors in 1938, and it’s been home to the who’s who of California racing for decades. The final day of racing is slated for 12/22/13, but in the meantime be sure to watch and wager on some value packed action that […]

Super Saturday / Guaranteed $500,000 Pick Four Ticket

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 27, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

Last week I tried my hand at a place parlay. The wager felt good, and sounded even better. But the dreaded one in and one out sent me packing for round two. I am in my second weekend, and I’m stretching out to nail the pick-four at Belmont this Saturday. Last week I couldn’t get […]

Winning Ponies Selections / Super Saturday Belmont / 9-28-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 26, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

This weekend should rank right behind the Breeders’ Cup for gamblers. If this card does not interest you, the doctor is prescribing ten trips to your local track, and open your ADW account stat! Some of the biggest stars in the game will be in New York this Saturday, and the rest will wait for the […]

Lotto-Man Racing Fan

I drove up to play a few races. I spoke to some old friends, talked with other players, and was looking to find a seat. There was a lottery machine against the wall, and it had five players in line. Normally I don’t play much lotto, and I wouldn’t even think twice. But, I had a $4 winning […]

Winning Ponies / Free Selections / Saturday 9-21-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 19, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The weeks leading up to Breeders’ Cup are going to be filled with some incredible action. It looks as if the next three weekends will be the springboard to make final preparations for Santa Anita. Winning Ponies has been nailing down all the details, and we have your back this weekend as well. Saturday will […]

Free Selections / Saratoga / $1 Million Dollar Pick-Four / 8-24-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 23, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

The days on the porch sipping ice tea are fading slowly into the setting summer sun. But not to fear. This weekend is one we have waited for, as the 144th Running of the “Mid-Summer Derby” is in full effect. Saratoga oozes history and tradition, and this Saturday will not disappoint. There is a stakes filled […]

Free Selections / Churchill Downs / Saturday 6-15-2013

Louisville will be lighting up the sky with a “Downs After Dark” race card presented by Stella Artois and Finlandia Vodka. If you have never made your way down to the Twin Spires for an incredible night of racing action, you have to put it on your places to visit. You are in for a one-of-a-kind […]