Posts Tagged ‘The New York Times’

Under A Hand Ride

      “As he goes to the stick; now he gets a couple of reminders; he is imploring his runner for one more furlong.” – Any of those sound familiar? I know I’ve heard about every announcer at one time or another use descriptive words when a rider uses his stick. But in the times […]

The Wisdom of Patience

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 21, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

I have a good friend who came up with the best life quotes. Well, I thought they were his until he told me they came from sage-like family members. They wanted him to learn and apply their experiences as he was growing up. To this day, when I find myself reaching for an explanation or […]

Dangerous Odds

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 27, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing | 1 Comment >>

I was a young boy when a football-carrying monster by the name of Earl Campbell would punish runners, and do it on the feet of a ballerina. He made every game for the Houston Oilers exciting for the sport. I was perusing an article where they were describing the Heisman Trophy winner, and NFL Hall Of Famer […]