Posts Tagged ‘Winning Ponies’

Breeders’ Cup by the Numbers – Saturday

The 36th running of the Breeders’ Cup will take place in 18 days. – Hard to believe it’s already here, and like Christmas, every race fan will wake to find two days of glorious events testing our finest. – What more could you ask for? – The best in the world converge on Santa Anita […]

Free Selections / Saturday 10/12/19

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 13, 2019 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Nothing like a free lunch to get your day started the right way! – Just use these as an appetizer and you’ll be sure to make the best of this fall afternoon. – Remember, the big weekend is only 21 days away and your bankroll could use a little tune-up!   Belmont Race #2 – […]

The Happy Horseplayer

As the countdown to Breeders’ Cup is only weeks away, the H.H. is thinking about the long run to the starting gate. – It seems like only yesterday we were watching races at Churchill Downs for the first glimpse of the year. Then we focused on Gulfstream, Fair Grounds, Oaklawn, Santa Anita, and onward. That’s […]

Breeders’ Cup Preps to Watch

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 10, 2019 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, Horse Racing | No Comments >>

It is less than one month away and we’ll be watching and wagering on the best races of the year. – You can never start too soon, and it is one weekend where you’ll wish you did more homework. – With this in mind start the process right here.   Go back over the entire […]

The Happy Horseplayer – End of Summer

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 2, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | 1 Comment >>

” I can feel the cooler winds making their way in. – Summer is over.” – The Flamingo Kid   From the movie back in my younger years was the tale of gin playing moneymen at an exclusive club at the beach. – It was a great movie of a kid trying to find himself […]

Free Selections – Kentucky Downs – 8/31/19

    The one-of-a-kind undulating European turf course is back in action with Kentucky Downs. At just five days each year, Kentucky Downs hosts one of the shortest thoroughbred horse racing meets in North America. Though short, the five-day meet features more than $10 million in purses, with a nation-leading average of over $2 million […]

Reliving My First

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 21, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

Man, I remember my first. – Can you? – It’s a feeling that still brings a smile to your face many years later and it just won’t stop. – You’ll have many, but there’s nothing like your first. – Remember how nervous you were, and how it settled in with a serene sense of accomplishment […]

If I Were A Betting Man

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 21, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

The thought of gambling for a living sure beats the hell out of putting up with a boss. – Yeah, I can see me strutting into the track walking out with a strong profit. – It happens. Why not me? I had an opportunity to try this little venture. – We just had a baby […]

Pound for Pound – Toughest Athletes

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 20, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  We’re all guilty. – You know, when your big bet looses and you’re questioning the ride by the jockey. – But I’m here to tell you as a sports fan that jockeys are the toughest athletes pound-for-pound. I bet that lump in the back of your throat feels like a bowling ball right now. […]

Reflections on a Career in Racing

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 17, 2019 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

I’ve been doing some reflection. There’s so much to be grateful, and so many people that helped me, taught me, and showed me there was only one job for me. – Everyday my car pulled into my parking spot I’ve never regretted a minute. We all start off somewhere. I began at 19-years-old in the […]