Posts Tagged ‘The Triple Crown’

The 2nd Jewel/The 140th Preakness

  The 141st Derby is in the books, and time marches on. It’s been that way since 1875, and the game has taught many of gamblers to rejoice the win, pick up the pieces, and look forward to the next opportunity. The 140th Preakness is held in Maryland in ten days. It doesn’t give the […]

The 55-Year-Old Kid

This is not Benjamin Button, or something out of a Twilight Zone episode. Yes, Virginia. There are 55-year-old kids. – Well, sort of. Time stands still for no one, but there is something magical when you hear a name and transported back in time. You think of that sunny Saturday afternoon, and the electricity in the air at Churchill Downs. […]

Winning Ponies Free Selections / Wednesday / 5-22-2013

There will be no Triple Crown winner this year. The countdown to next year began at the top of the lane in the Preakness. The illusive beast that has hidden for 35-years will be able to rest quietly, as punters from around the globe will start focusing on summer racing. But why wait? Winning Ponies […]

After the Storm

When I awoke Saturday morning, I though Noah was finishing preparations for the Ark. But not even Mother Nature could dampen the spirits of this handicapper. Looking back, my only wish would have been for a day of sunshine and blue skies. But as always, everything was coming up roses! I received three calls from […]

Method To My Madness

It is “March Madness” time, and it applies to more than just basketball. Whether it is an office pool, or a Vegas plunge, there is more action going on now than the law allows. I have used every type of handicapping material under the sun. There are so many numbers and formulas, that you have to be […]

Giving Thanks

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 20, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

This time of year we gather with friends and family to give thanks. It doesn’t matter if it is a Norman Rockwell scene, or a new customary way of sharing. For me, I have so much to be thankful for, and the many people and events that have touched my life. Here are a few from […]