Posts Tagged ‘Turfway Park’

Free Selections – Turfway Park – Thursday, December 9

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 10, 2021 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Turfway Park – Thursday, December 9

The Kentucky circuit has shifted its tack to Florence; home of Turfway Park. Once upon a time, Latonia Race Course in 1959, to the newly built and under-construction Chruchill Downs owned Turfway. – The paddock is perfectly manicured ready to saddle, the new Tapeta track surface is getting rave reviews, but the new building won’t […]

Handicapping Hints for Turfway Park

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 6, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Handicapping Hints for Turfway Park

The track is always fast, and the action plentiful. Playing winter racing in Kentucky shifts to Florence, and Turfway Park is ready to bring the heat. With that in mind, here are some tips to playing the races. Riders You’ll need to use Gerardo Corrales in most of your exotics this year. Talented reinsman and […]

Red-Hot Winter Racing in Kentucky

by Ed Meyer

posted on November 16, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Red-Hot Winter Racing in Kentucky

The sun was setting with a glow on the horizon. Each passing day brings nightfall a little sooner as daytime fades into the distance. Autumn’s song is sweetly fading as brisk winds come calling to swirl and sweep away the gifts of summer. – This is the prelude to the beginning of winter, and the […]

The End of Summer

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 6, 2021 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The End of Summer

“As the cooler winds replace the blistering heat we complained about for weeks; it only signals one thing. Summer is coming to a close. Yeah, I can feel the cool breeze starting to rustle the leaves gently as we prepare to move on to our next chapter of the year.”   Labor Day has always […]

What Say You ?

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 21, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on What Say You ?

The Jim Beam Stakes at Turfway Park originated as a stepping stone that would “Spiral” up to the Derby. –  The race produced some good races, but in the ’80s and ’90s, there were some real runners. In the span of four years from 1990-1993 there were four classic winners. The local event was thought […]

Free Selections – Turfway Park – 2/24/2021

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 16, 2021 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Turfway Park – 2/24/2021

Mother Nature has mellowed out and live racing returns to Florence, Kentucky. – The nation was in her crushing grip and many tracks have canceled over the past few weeks, but the sun shines through and there are only 26 days until spring. – With this in mind, there are some quality races this week […]

Old Tricks / Old Dog

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 16, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Old Tricks / Old Dog

Who says we can’t learn something new? The usual theory is we have to embrace new ways of thinking. – But, what about the old school ways we were taught coming up? – Here is a couple of old school handicapping tips we use to know but may have forgotten along the way. This past […]

Fresh Starts and Fantastic Finishes

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 7, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Fresh Starts and Fantastic Finishes

  Racing is a great way to spend the day. Especially if you’re sheltering in place. – There is something about making a few bets and watching the action that makes life feel normal for the gambler. So, your favorite ADW is open, or you’re tuning into your favorite oval. The graphics and enhancements have […]

Life is on the Wire – The Rest is Just Waiting

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 28, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Life is on the Wire – The Rest is Just Waiting

From my early days going to the races with my dad. I always wanted to work in racing. Quoting Papa Wallenda pretty much sums up my travels in Thoroughbred racing. My first job at the track was really exciting, or that’s what I thought. I had a slick green windbreaker and khaki shorts with my […]

Happy 66th Birthday, Perry Ouzts!

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 6, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Happy 66th Birthday, Perry Ouzts!

                51,317 – 7,084 – 39%    I guess you’re wondering how many times you’ve done anything in your life 51,317 times? Blink? Heartbeats? Smile? – Or, watched Perry Ouzts climb onto the back of a 1,200 lb Thoroughbred. – How about 7,084? The number of times he […]