Posts Tagged ‘social media’

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 […]

From the File of What Are We Thinking ?

Sports are a little slice of timeout we all need. We kick back and enjoy the action, and if there is legal wagering there might even be a dime or two wagered. Ah, nothing like having a bet on the big game or the horse with grey spots. – From time to time we tend to take […]

24 / 7

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 30, 2015 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  We’re all in a food comatose as warm feelings of friends and family fill our hearts. This time of celebration is something to behold. Did you notice the traffic didn’t bother you as bad? How about the cooking, the cleaning, and the over-extended gift purchases? Naaah. It all comes out in the wash. What about the […]

The Racing Gods Speak

On Easter Sunday, there is a meeting taking place. The pantheon of greats convene about what is going in the world of sports. Our Lord designates the best in their area to oversee games on Earth. He has plenty on his plate taking care of all of His children. These professional have some things to say […]

What’s On My Mind?

We live in a time when people sit in the same room and have a smart phone, iPad, or some sort of techno distraction as we no longer communicate. My girlfriend plays a game on her phone about trivia, and my son texts to his friends. I asked what they wanted to watch, and nobody answered back. […]

The Quiet Before the Storm / Friday Breeders’ Cup Pick-Four Ticket

Since 1984, the world’s finest Thoroughbreds have competed in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.  From comebacks to incredible photo finishes, each Breeders’ Cup race has produced a champion that has captured our imaginations. I remember Dad asking me to his house that Saturday, as there was going to be some big races running. Social media was giving […]

Weekly Update

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 8, 2014 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

It’s good to look back and see what you’ve accomplished, need to work on, and the incredible things you see along the journey. In seven days there were some eye-opening, good fortune, and emotional experiences. We are lucky each and every morning when our feet hit the floor. At the end of each week, I like […]

Social Media-Madness

by Ed Meyer

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

This buzz word could bring horse racing back to the table. I wasn’t much of a fan early on, and thought who in the world would follow this? Well after further review, and coming to my senses. I have become quite a follower of what is happening in the moment. If you haven’t given it […]

Keeper of the Flame

Somebody left the gate open, and the fans ran out like their tail was on fire. What happened? How could this have happened to us?? We always kept our eye on the gate, and only looked away once. But that one time was a little bigger than we ever could have imagined. It’s a little bit bigger […]

12-12-12 – The End of Racing??

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 12, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

This was a special day for my son. The 12-12-12 date sparked his interest in the end of the world, and would it effect what the lunch room would serve. I told him not to worry, and things would be just fine. There are folks that read into things and try to predict the future. As […]