Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

My View From the Grandstand

There are things that need to be addressed; some need to be left alone, and others that continue to amaze. During the last few days I’ve seen a little sampling of each in racing. – As fans, we are the lifeblood that keeps the game alive. We are riding the high wave of 2015, and now […]

Release the Wagering Kraken

The newest bitch from the complaint department is that fantasy leagues are actually betting. Well, here is some breaking news from the get your head out of the sand division. – Yes it is, and the interest from fans is wide open throttle. According to the New York Times, we need to rein in this […]

Keeneland is Racing for the First Time Since 2006

by Ed Meyer

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

Well, the headline may be a little deceiving. Keeneland has been serving up the best in Thoroughbred racing since 1936. There was a speedy track that was one of the target races for the Kentucky Derby long before they served up the first bowl of burgoo. The Bluegrass Stakes was a 1 1/8th test that gave […]

The Wisdom of Patience

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 21, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I have a good friend who came up with the best life quotes. Well, I thought they were his until he told me they came from sage-like family members. They wanted him to learn and apply their experiences as he was growing up. To this day, when I find myself reaching for an explanation or […]

The Full Time Grind

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 20, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I was hanging around the house watching football when an old friend gave me a call. He was telling me how life was going, and all seemed well. Tom has been a part of an investment group started by his brother, and they have been doing great. Even when the market was going through some rough […]

12 Down

I was reading the New York Times, and I am really thinking of giving up my Sunday crossword puzzle. Not that it would be a world-ender, but they are giving a down home ass-whupin’ to racing. I know sensational headlines sell, but there may be a little more than just what we are reading. Wasn’t it the […]