Posts Tagged ‘Thistledown’

A Week in the World of Racing

It doesn’t seem that long of a time when you’ll hear and see things that make you go hmmm. – In any sport there are stories that are front page, and others that are just quick blurbs along the way. But this month has me introspectively looking at life. We are blessed with life, but it is in […]

Harder Than You Think

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 9, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

When I was a young man, I used to head out to the races and jump in every promotion offered. They were easy to understand, and if there was a huge prize up for grabs a few thousand would have their entry in the hopper. When I had the golden opportunity to design promotions and contests, I […]

Chasing The Ace

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 21, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The track is like a holy place of worship. Where else in the world can you hear thousands of fans speaking to their maker with wishful tones all at once?  I have seen some of the biggest, best, and most interesting players in the sport. Not because I had a special seat, or had a ticket […]

Class Dismissed

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 6, 2012 in General Discussion, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

The sun was shining through the windows. The students had checked out for summer break once again. With nothing but time, and the love of a sport, a man who dedicated his life to doing for others was going to do a little something for himself. His parents had long passed away, and his friends […]

It’s Official

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 30, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

Ohio Thoroughbred racetracks are all owned by casino companies. Gone are the days of  the old ways, and the new horizon lays just ahead.  Change is good. It does have some drawbacks, but racing will survive in the Buckeye state. Thistledown – Harrah’s Beulah Park – Penn Gaming River Downs – Pinnacle Entertainment River Downs […]

Free River Downs Picks

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 18, 2010 in Free Picks and Tips | No Comments >>

Monday is back, and it is time to do it all over again. There was an exciting weekend, but on Monday we are all even and the routine starts again….. River Downs/Thistledown – Monday Race #1 – #3 More Than Thought (8-5) Believe it or not, this is the second choice in here. Tolentino up for […]

Kentucky Blues

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 8, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

Since 1994, Turfway Park has put on a great day of racing action. Now, this wasn’t Keeneland or Churchill. It is a middle-sized little sister that showcased quality races. But, that was last year, and it is all gone for now. Kentucky is in a bad way. If you are a naysayer, take a look […]

Tuesday River Downs Selections

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 29, 2010 in Free Picks and Tips | No Comments >>

Ohio racing still offers good value. I like to get down in the data and find some runners that fit the profile to make it happen. Just take a look, and I think we will make you a believer in the small ovals. River Downs / Thistledown Race #2 – #5 Emma’s World (8-5). Jorge […]