Posts Tagged ‘Pete Aiello’

Turn up the Talking Heads

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 9, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Walk into your favorite OTB, track, or peruse your favorite signal at home doing a little betting. You’ll see some entertaining folks who bring you a little inside info. – Most tracks have gotten wise and try to reach new demos while entertaining the customers. You know what’s wrong with this picture ? – Not […]

A Tale of Two Good Guys

Think of this as a report card on what’s happening in the world of racing from a handicapper’s eyes and ears. – I listen to the players. I’ve always enjoyed that part, and the players have always been the best part of racing. – For years that’s been my stance, and it’s not to say there aren’t […]

Read All About It

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 15, 2014 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

If you pick up any newspaper, magazine, or dial up the web and have the universe at your finger tips. There is always a story behind the story. For this handicapper, it has been one helluva’ year! I sure hope as we close in on Breeders’ Cup, we start getting the busy butterflies in our […]

Did You Hear That??

Thoroughbred racing is beauty in motion. The majestic horse carries himself with swagger and confidence and humans only wished it came in a bottle. It’s fair to say you won’t see many things as strong and fragile all in the same stride. To bring to life and capture the essence of a horse race is nothing short […]

View From The Roof

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 22, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Since I was a little guy trailing my dad to the races I always looked up high to the “perch” where the track announcer held court. To me this was the greatest job in the world, and it was hard to believe that they actually paid these folks. But after further review they all deserve a […]

Reflections and Confessions of a Horseplayer

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 26, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, Uncategorized, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

It is that time of the year again. I am another year older, and  hopefully a little bit wiser. Well, the first is true, but the second is still up for grabs. I wasn’t around when President Kennedy was assassinated, but I do recall some great music of the 70’s. I have watched Derbies, Darbie’s, […]

I’ll Bet Ya

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 16, 2010 in General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

I have a pal who is a single gent who loves to wager on the ponies, trotters, dogs, and jai-alai… It doesn’t matter. His specialty is mules…. Mules… Believe it or not… He is the most enthusiastic gambler I know…. And the best part is that he calls into our Internet radio show every week…You […]

Cowboy Bets

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 31, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

I always tease my pal Pete Aiello about “Cowboy Bets.” Some folks call them barn bets, and others just refer to them as trainers who like their runners. I still call them Cowboy Bets. Whenever I have walked on the back of the many tracks I have worked, it always seems in the kitchen or […]