Posts Tagged ‘The Spa’

The Happy Horseplayer – End of Summer

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 2, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

” I can feel the cooler winds making their way in. – Summer is over.” – The Flamingo Kid   From the movie back in my younger years was the tale of gin playing moneymen at an exclusive club at the beach. – It was a great movie of a kid trying to find himself […]

Free Saratoga Selections / Saturday, 7-13-19

The Spa is open and summer is officially underway. I love to watch the babies, the turf, and the incredible stakes. – I guess it’s fair to say I love the entire show. How could you not? Saratoga is like Christmas for horseplayers and gamblers. The opportunity to watch and wager on the best outfits, […]

The Happy Horseplayer

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 11, 2018 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

As we break into the month of July the heat and humidity have taken the place of the cool crisp air. – Some of my favorite summer tracks are getting ready to open. – How can you not enjoy the historic Saratoga races? You’ll see the biggest outfits in the sport descend on the oldest race […]

The Happy Horseplayer

      The summer is in full swing as heat and humidity replaced the snow and cold. – No complaints from this end. – There’s a great deal going on in my world of racing and life. The month of July is special and hopefully, it will hold a lucky streak at the windows […]

Road to Success / Travers Day Next Stop

  There are not many magicians who will take you back stage and reveal the truth behind the magic. – I’m not much of a magician unless you count making money disappear at the windows from time-to-time. – I set myself a $200 bankroll for last Saturday and I was wanting to build a bankroll […]

Free Travers Day Selections / 8-27-16

An older gent stopped me and asked; “why do you bet those crazy pick-fours with a million dollar guaranteed pool ?” – Crickets. If you don’t understand by now, there’s a better chance you’ll want to buy a Powerball ticket. – If you do love the action, the beauty, and the pageantry. – Saratoga is the place […]

Wednesday Turf Special / 9-11-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 10, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Hump Day is a perfect time to get ready for the weekend, but this Wednesday is a super opportunity to watch and wager on some great turf racing. We are going to examine races at Belmont and Kentucky Downs. All you need to do is find a cool place and watch some hot action!   […]

Winning Ponies / Free Selections / Saratoga / 8-31-2013

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 30, 2013 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The dog days of summer will soon be cooling down as the sweet smell of autumn will arrive in seasonal fashion. But wait, there is one helluva weekend of racing as we turn for home heading for Labor Day! Winning Ponies has been on-fire at Saratoga this summer, and we want you to finish out […]

Free Selections / Opening Day Saratoga / 7-19-2013

Since 1863, the sleepy town of Saratoga Springs comes to life. That is if you are a racing fan and love the sport of kings. Once upon a time, the area allowed one to recline and rejuvenate with the healing waters of the natural springs. You can still visit the historic landscape, but I would make your […]

Free Selections / Saratoga $500,000 Pick-Four / Saturday

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 3, 2012 in Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 2 Comments >>

If you are a Pick-Four fanatic you have to love every Saturday at Saratoga. There is a guaranteed $500,000 pool on tap and that means a sweet payoff for those who can take it down. Last week we had some luck, and if the Wagering Gods are smiling, we may just have ourselves a fine […]