Posts Tagged ‘Ruffian’

Watching Greatness

I was reading an article about riders and where they cut their teeth. Everyone starts somewhere, and it doesn’t matter how big or small the venue you ply your trade. Some were happy to be the big fish in the small pond, and others had bigger dreams. In my travels I’ve been lucky enough to […]

A Gift From the Racing Gods

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 7, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  Forty years ago today, one of the best fillies that ever graced the track broke down at Belmont Park in a match race. – Early on she had many other names. ” The fat yearling, the freak, and the filly that didn’t want to run. Hard to believe she had ever toted the weight of […]

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, […]