Posts Tagged ‘Mountaineer Park’

Racing Needs a Makeover

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 18, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

As I walked up to the gates there were throngs of people chatting and handicapping. Some smoking cigars or sipping a coffee in the swirl of humanity. All were patiently waiting for something to come, and I couldn’t wait until I could get close enough to see what the hullabaloo was all about. – When […]

Building a Better Game

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 9, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

If you aren’t pleased with your project at work, scrap it and try again. – The business of racing has become a hot mess in some areas. – Racing in the states is a place of second, third, and fourteenth chances. Our society has become so tolerant the outcome will be a second rate product, and the public […]

The Man With the Plan

    What do you do with a bad ass bar, a race book, and a new race course ? – You try to build a fan base that comes for the races and stays for the fun. – The world of a racino is a creature unto themselves. They are part race track, and […]

Social Media-Madness

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 30, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

This buzz word could bring horse racing back to the table. I wasn’t much of a fan early on, and thought who in the world would follow this? Well after further review, and coming to my senses. I have become quite a follower of what is happening in the moment. If you haven’t given it […]

Winning Ponies / Free Selections / Sunday 12/15/2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 17, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Mother Nature is getting into full swing, but we are heading south to dodge the snow, and sleet. Winning Ponies is going to focus on Fair Grounds and Gulfstream, and we’ll give you a few races on the house. The E-Z Win Forms have been red-hot winning $10,177,959 in 2013. Be sure to download the […]

Keeper of the Flame

Somebody left the gate open, and the fans ran out like their tail was on fire. What happened? How could this have happened to us?? We always kept our eye on the gate, and only looked away once. But that one time was a little bigger than we ever could have imagined. It’s a little bit bigger […]

Horses Worth Watching September 2012

by Greg Melikov

posted on September 10, 2012 in Blogroll, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won seven times, finished second six times and ran third five times since Aug. 4. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. ARLINGTON PARK The […]