Posts Tagged ‘Sports betting’

Vegas Baby !

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 20, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  I ran into a very a dear friend. We used to work together pretty closely back in the day, and he is one of the good guys for sure. – He had some great news to share and informed me he was engaged to be married. – I gave him a big hug and hearty […]

One of the Good Guys

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 11, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

Once in awhile someone steps into our life by chance, and its never the same again. The kind of people we would like to become, or at least have some of their incredible magic that captured our attention. They give selflessly of themselves and are the kind of folks you can call in the middle of the […]

Mending Broken Pieces

by Ed Meyer

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

Everyday started looking the same. Robert used to love his life, but few bad breaks took him down another road. One that is never travelled. As his work suffered, he was dismissed with a sweetly disguised pink slip attached to a severance package. It was their way of distancing themselves from a mistake. Robert loved his gal as she was his world. When she found out he […]

The Gambler’s Journey

Handicappers from all walks have a differing story on how it all began, but there are plenty of the same elements involved. As we sit at our computer monitor, we are sipping coffee in our slippers and playing the card at sunny Gulfstream Park. But we are missing the journey. There was nothing like getting bundled […]

Guerilla Handicapping

The game has changed, but then again it hasn’t moved a muscle. Once upon a time, there were nine races and few exotic wagers. If you missed the daily double, you might as well stay home. The pools were swelled, and the place was packed. Those were the days of Thoroughbred racing. Bookies were everywhere, […]

Run, Pass, or Drop Back and Punt?

I have two wagering loves in my life. Thoroughbred racing and football. It doesn’t matter what the level of competition, as I love to watch them. I have examined wagering on both, and I have come up with a possible game plan. Once again, it could be college ball or the Breeders’ Cup. They both […]

Happy New Year

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 31, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I have never been much of a New Year’s kinda’ guy. I usually stay home and cook, and watch a bevy of bowl games. But as the final hours of 2012 make their way into the books, I get a little teary eyed of days gone by and good things to come. But all-in-all, it […]

Chasing The Prize

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 23, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

We all know what to expect when we bet with our local OTB, ADW, or the race track of our choosing. This is pointed at the wagering menu for the most part. But things don’t have to be so stale. I salute the tracks and out-of-the-box thinkers. It is up to the people that put on the […]

Johnny Dollar’s Christmas Story

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 21, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

We have all made that search in the couch cushions when we were looking for pizza money or change for the parking meter. But for Johnny this was his quest for a building a small bankroll and heading to the races. He had earned the name of Johnny Dollar long ago, as he was always asking […]

Tommy The Saint

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 18, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I saw a great movie about mobsters, and the kind of characters that make sitting in the theatre a pleasure. Without further delay, the movie title is “Things to do in Denver When Your Dead.” There is a friend of mine who has been a bookmaker for years. Every time we speak I learn something […]