Posts Tagged ‘Winning at the track’

The Happy Horseplayer – September 5, 2017

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 6, 2017 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

The winds of fall blow gently through the trees as the sweltering heat of summer fades into the sunset. The Happy Horseplayer readies for the fall racing season with dreams of cool days and autumn foliage in Kentucky. Maybe its the thought of going to Keeneland or the Breeders’ Cup around the corner. But the […]

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 […]

Three Winning Moves Before You Start Handicapping

If there was a copy of the secret sauce for your favorite burger, wouldn’t you go home and give it a try ? – There’s no reason we shouldn’t be constantly looking to improve our handicapping tool box. The idea hit me when I watched two long time race trackers holding a track betting guide […]

Attitude Cashes Tickets

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 14, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

You can have the best data in the world, and even have your lucky hat on straight. But if you don’t think you can win, chances are you won’t. – Over the years, I have been treated to some of the most unique sights in the sport. There are the screamers from the back row […]

Three Ways to Increase Your Bankroll

  Nothing like a little jolt to get you thinking about making a score. – It’s not impossible and it is all up to you. – “What do you want your day to look like ? ” Box seats at the finish line or a seat by the band ?” – Let’s get started with a […]

Pick-Four Mania – Saturday – 7/16/16

Ever have a hankering to get involved in the pick-four. Me too. – This weekend I am shooting at a couple of my favorite tracks, and a little pick-four wager for both tracks are in order. – If all goes accordingly to plan, there should be a good bankroll to play with for the Sunday […]

Goals for the Second Half of 2016

If it has the ring of a boring financial report don’t worry. We visit the doctor for a wellness visit, and we make needed appointments for our vehicle maintenance. – This is the time when we revisit our goals and see where we’re heading. If you’re on target and doing well, we wish you nothing but […]

Confessions of a Gambler

  I’ve heard its good to get things off your chest. I guess it does us all a bit of good, and from time-to-time we need this purge. Think of it as defragmenting your computer. You store little blips and blurbs for a long period of time and they start taking up space in your […]

Handicappers Tool Box

  If you’re doing a job around the house or looking on-line how to fix it yourself. You’re going to need the right tools. – Try tightening the faucet with your good looks. You need the right tools or ammo to hit the target. As we are days away from the 142nd running of the […]

A Little Sugar

  I have a good friend who loves the races. – Great guy, but he gets in his own way when it comes to making cash at the windows. – He was recalling a butt-kicking from the past weekend and gave all details that verged on TMI. – I love the guy, but he couldn’t cash […]