Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Q & A with Leandro Goncalves

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 2, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

I reached out last week to a rider on Facebook and asked if he would like to chat. He agreed to have a phone interview but not that day. He was going to be traveling to Iowa to ride at Prairie Meadows. Little did I know a few days later that trip would be a great […]

Weekend Breeders Cup Developments

by Horstradamus

posted on August 14, 2011 in Breeders Cup, Horse Racing, News | No Comments >>

Even though the Breeders’ Cup is nearly 3 months away, this has been a great week for watching some of the main contenders prep for their respective divisions. Stacelita: Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf On Saturday Stacelita won the Grade 1 Beverly D. at Arlington Park which is a “Win and You’re In” race […]

Free Saratoga Picks for August 11th Late Pick-4 (All Turf)

by Horstradamus

posted on August 10, 2011 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Other Events | 3 Comments >>

On Thursday, August 11th the late Pick-4 is all about turf racing.  So if you love the green grass at the Spa, you should definitely plan on throwing down a bet.  The late Pick-4 at Saratoga has been attracting a nice handle averaging around $350,000, which has resulted in generous payoffs for sharp players.  Here […]

“The Nose” & Saratoga Horse Racing

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 3, 2010 in General Discussion | 2 Comments >>

Nick was an old man. He must have looked around 210 yrs-old, but he was almost 90… Nick  ” The Nose” came from New York. He made Jimmy Durante look like he had a nose job… Nick was from “The Apple”, as he called it, and loved going to Saratoga. For the weeks that it was open, […]

Final Thoughts [Free Selections]

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 3, 2010 in Free Picks and Tips, Other Events | 2 Comments >>

OK… The time has come, and I am not going to waver. Good or bad, you can come back and gander at this blog… Either way, it is not for lack of doing homework and being prepared. I watch New York daily, I read all about track changes and listen to what on-track handicappers have to […]

Bettor Beware

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 3, 2010 in General Discussion, Other Events | No Comments >>

At ” Big Sandy” at Elmont, New York, the turns can be sweeping, and the backstretch can go on for years. It takes a steady and patient hand, and when they turn for home, I have heard that riders get lost in the turn. I never understood this theory, until I saw Stewart Elliot aboard Smarty […]

New York, My Kind of Town [Free Selections]

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 25, 2010 in Free Picks and Tips | No Comments >>

No matter what happens in New York, I still love the circuit. I have heard all is well, and then you hear that they may roll up the game for a while. They have a bailout loan, and you know Saratoga has to run. Or, do they? Anyway, I still love the action…. Belmont Park […]