Posts Tagged ‘Racing fans’

You Might Be A Horseplayer, If ……

Over the years, I have been extremely lucky. Not to say that I’ve cashed a million dollar powerball winner, or knocked out the pick-six. I came up like many players. I was introduced to the sport by family, and the love has been growing ever since. There were different stages along my journey, and see […]

Are You in the Mood??

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 22, 2013 in Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

I was reading my nightly racing favorites, and took a peak at the Breeders’ Cup site. I was expecting the “ho-hum” usual coverage with the “more to come” soon message. But, I may have underestimated what they have are doing. I think they are on the right track. It sure hit this player between the eyes, and I am […]

Horse $ense

Every sport has fans, and all fans have an opinion. In the old days, the only opinions were read in your favorite newspaper, or you had to call into a radio show. But, here is an idea for the serious fan. Not the ones who create nicknames, or give a new twist to profanity. Just the serious […]

The Happy Horseplayer

When you think of what makes us happy about being a fan of the sport can you think of any special notes? For me, it has always been simple. I love to look over the Twin Spires and see the roses in bloom on that first Saturday in May, start reading three weeks out about […]

Friends You Meet Along The Way

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 3, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, | 7 Comments >>

I was looking over my emails, racing stories, and everything to prepare for the upcoming weekend. You know, all of the important stuff to keep us in the loop. It was at this time that I received an email from a friend. I thought it was some tales about what happened, and how he got […]

Take Another Look

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 21, 2011 in General Discussion, Horse Racing | 1 Comment >>

There is a good friend of mine that has given up on the races. Yep… He has just folded his cards, and put away his binoculars. He claims that it has lost the charm, and is no longer exciting. I asked him to give it a break for awhile, and come back and take another look. For […]


by Ed Meyer

posted on June 8, 2011 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

Have you ever seen the guy or gal that can kick a ticket like a professional soccer player without any effort ? How about the guy who runs around and angles everybody for a few bucks ? I have known plenty, and in the game of racing they have been there long before me, and […]