Posts Tagged ‘Mountaineer’

Good Days, Bad Days, and Everything in Between

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 29, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

We’ve all had them and if you’ve ever made a wager on an horse race I’m sure you have a phone book full of stories of the bad beats, big wins, and the “if-only” wagers. – The last one fits under the heading of bets I would have won if only I would made the […]

The Devil You Know is Better than the Devil You Don’t

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 10, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Racing has long lived in the past. Where everything was good, and the only problems we faced was having enough grandstand space. But you’re grandpa’s game is gone like the smoke from his cigar and the pork pie hats that filled the aprons. Fast forward some 100 years later, and you’ll see another view of the […]

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 […]

Free Selections / Gulfstream / Claiming Crown / 12-7-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 10, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

All eyes will be on Hallandale, Florida this weekend. Mother Nature is dealing from the bottom of the deck and most of the country is blanked in sleet, snow, and cold temperatures. This day was created for the “average owner”  and the horses are some of the most competitive runners in the game. There are […]

Turfway Park / The Return of Racing

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 1, 2013 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

Turfway Park has seen about everything. There have been good times and bad, but at the end of the day the old gal still stands proud since 1959.  Live Thoroughbred racing returns on Sunday, Dec. 1, with the opening of Turfway Park’s 38th consecutive holiday meet. The track will present nine races daily on Thursdays, Fridays, […]

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 […]

Winning Ponies Free Selections / Mountaineer / Saturday / 8-3-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 3, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

I made my first trek to ” The Mountain” many moons ago. There was a glitzy casino, and the place vibrated with action. You would hard pressed not to find great food, cold beer, and an exciting atmosphere for gamblers from all walks. Winning Ponies wants to take the guess work out of the day, and here is […]

Chasing The Ace

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 21, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The track is like a holy place of worship. Where else in the world can you hear thousands of fans speaking to their maker with wishful tones all at once?  I have seen some of the biggest, best, and most interesting players in the sport. Not because I had a special seat, or had a ticket […]