Posts Tagged ‘Track announcers’

Heading For Home

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 16, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

During my time of writing for Winning Ponies I always speak of the incredible jobs and wonderful people I’ve had the opportunity to meet. – Since 2008, I’ve never used many names out of respect for privacy, and some would blush just reading. The good-guy types who are happiest just being a part of our sport […]

Do You Remember Your First ?

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 22, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Uncategorized | No Comments >>

For most handicappers, you dream of the day when you’ll bring your son or daughter to the races. It takes you back to a simpler time as you held your grandpa’s hand, or walked along with Dad into the large building. As you slid under the turnstiles for free admission, and stood in line to get your […]

100 Days of Living the Dream

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 26, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 4 Comments >>

When the Travers is in the books, and you start reading about the fall meet tracks. You tell the fat lady to start warming up, as the cool winds of autumn are just weeks away. Football season is on deck, and baseball is starting to shake out contenders to watch down the stretch. I tried […]

Bombs Away/Place Parlay – Did You Hear That?

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 14, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The target has been identified, and the command has been given. Well, maybe not that dramatic. Three guys started off a mild mannered place parlay, and it stands at $1750. – We are using the Winning Ponies E-Z Forms, and we’re ready to fire. Finally, we all come into agreement and the Saratoga card will […]

Change or Be Changed

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 8, 2013 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 3 Comments >>

When I walk into the track I shake hands and greet players at least ten times before I reach my seat. That was a great part of my job, and I loved it… Most think I still work there, and that is just fine. For over twenty years I have been doing a labor of […]