Posts Tagged ‘Rafael Bejarano’

Free Selections / Hollywood Park / 4-27-2013

The Kentucky Derby is a week away, and some are starting to hibernate with their bankrolls. But, that is only if you are allergic to money. It is time to grab your E-Z Win Forms, as Betfair Hollywood Park is celebrating their 75th Anniversary with California Gold Rush Day!   Hollywood Park   The weather forecast calls for […]

Talking Derby

The races are in the books, and the new point system has been received well by the participants. Now comes the calm before the storm. We need to drop back, and take in all of the information. Don’t worry, Winning Ponies will keep you up-to-speed with our Internet Radio Show, and the E-Z Win Forms will […]

Free Selections / Oaklawn Park / 4-13-2013

Hot Springs has been the place to be for years. The town has thermal pools, Mammoth displays, and the sprightly Fall River. Oh, and did I mention it is home to  historic Oaklawn Park?  This weekend is the finish line for ” The Racing Festival of the South.”  Since 1905, Oaklawn has been stamping itself as one of the premier race meets […]

Weekend Recap

This past weekend left me scratching my head. I know that picking winners on paper is easy, but that is why they run the races. After two days of watching nice runners battle for big money, I have many questions that will only be answered in time. So don’t go anywhere, as the action is just […]

Checking On The Competition

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 14, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

On the road to the Derby, many factors come into play. Did a horse get something out of the race ? – Did they encounter any trouble and learn ?? – Could a race be a “mirage” of sorts by fooling our eyes with an effort that wasn’t as good as posted ?? – Any […]

Keys to betting Turfway Park

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 27, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I have been working, attending races, or following the action longer than I would like to tell. Here are some ideas for handicapping the oval, and hopefully this will take some of the chill out of the season. The track The poly track that was installed in 2005 has stood the test of time. But, […]

2012 Breeders’ Cup Day One / Friday’s Picks / Free Selections

Is it really 2012?? I can remember sitting in my dad’s living room watching the first Breeders’ Cup in 1984. There was no simulcast wagering in our area, and the ADW explosion had yet to detonate. We were wagering with our local bookmaker, and watching history unfold before our very eyes. This day is all […]

Free Selections / Santa Anita / Saturday

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 28, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The weather in New York has turned ugly, and they scrapped the card on Friday to get the track in shape for Saturday. But in California you just don’t get too many days like this. This weekend offers up some of the best racing I have ever seen, and if you are graded stakes fan, […]

Free Selections / Travers Stakes / $1 Million Dollar Guaranteed Pick-Four

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 24, 2012 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The heat of summer is rounding third and heading for home. It won’t be long until we gather to watch the greatest Thoroughbreds in the world take the national stage for the Breeders’ Cup. But, that is off in the distance, as we have the Mid-Summer Derby at hand. A sunny day when some of […]

Travers Stakes Loses the Likely Favorite

Injury and sickness continue to plague top 3-year-olds this year as Haskell Invitational winner Paynter, who would have been favored in the Travers Stakes, won’t make the $1 million Grade 1. The son of Awesome Again, who spent more than a week in a New Jersey veterinary clinic after spiking a fever several days after […]