Posts Tagged ‘The Courier-Journal’

Belmont Crystal Ball

About now everyone that knows there’s going to be a big horse race next Saturday has formulated an opinion. Funny thing how sports can bring everyone together for those brief minutes. It doesn’t matter if you like the favorite rooting for the next Triple Crown winner, or want to play the role of the spoiler […]

Remembering One of the Good Guys

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 10, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I was sitting in the TV studio enjoying a cheap cigar. I did the pre-race handicapping, and today we were venturing into a new area. There was going to be a retired rider who would do the post-race interview. She was beautiful, and had the confidence to go along. That was until they started counting her […]

S.O.S.

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 10, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

When my grandmother was old she would talk about things she saw during her life. At this time I was a young lad and didn’t appreciate the encyclopedia of history that was sitting before me. Her life was a living history book and only years later would I truly come to understand what a treasure she was. […]

First Thoughts On The Preakness

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 14, 2012 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

What to do, what to do….. We have all been looking over the replay of the Derby for the 1,000th time. Every running makes Mario Gutierrez look like Eddie Arcaro, and Bodemeister was the speed of speed. With a better trip, Went The Day Well could have been a major player. So, toss all this in the bag […]