Archive for the ‘Handicapping’ Category

Three Reminders Before Betting the Derby

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 26, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Three Reminders Before Betting the Derby

The first Saturday in May is only just days away. Hard to believe after this past year, but good things are just ahead. – Before you hoist that first julep or head to the windows. Here are three reminders before pulling the trigger.   Churchill Downs The 147th edition of the “Fastest Two Minutes in […]

Adjusting Your Sail to the Wind

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 18, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Adjusting Your Sail to the Wind

There is no mistaking. When you make errors that cost you the big score, it hangs on you like a cheap suit. But, you can take it off at any time. Many turn the page and move on, and others will punish themselves for the day. – Do you know anyone like this, or did […]

Free Weekend Keeneland Power Plays – 4/17/2021

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 16, 2021 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Weekend Keeneland Power Plays – 4/17/2021

Nothing like trying to get that bankroll into tip-top shape before the Derby goes to post in 16 days! – Now, use these selections to whet your whistle for some red-hot Thoroughbred action. Best of luck from Winning Ponies!   Keeneland Race#2 – Alw $81,000 – 1 1/8 – 1:39 pm #3 – Ashtar = […]

Derby Drawing Board

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 13, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Derby Drawing Board

We all have one. If you’re a horseplayer you have had a list; doing adjustments as the marquee events pass. That is the way of the gambler. We watch and wager and go back and dissect our actions and the outcomes. That is the “Road to the Derby.” I have been keeping a few to […]

Reminders When Betting the Derby

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 11, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Reminders When Betting the Derby

On the first Saturday in May, everyone is a horse racing fan. Some wager, many watch, and even more do both. As a reminder, keep these tools in your arsenal. – At the time of this blog there are only 21 days until post time. Best of luck from Winning Ponies!   Forget trying to […]

Returning to the Scene

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 9, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Returning to the Scene

  “They say I’m crazy but I have a good time. – I’m just looking for clues at the scene of the crime. Life’s been good to me so far.”- Joe Walsh No, I didn’t hit the lottery or knock off the Piggly Wiggly. – For the first time since 2017 I made a return […]

3 Rules to Handicapping the Road to the Derby

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 22, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on 3 Rules to Handicapping the Road to the Derby

As we swing into the next bend of the Triple Crown journey, start your real handicapping now. The real running has begun and the time to get serious is upon. – Here are three handicapping tools to make your work more productive.   1. As much as we’ve studied, there is still more to do. […]

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 […]

Free Selections – Monday 2/22/21

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 16, 2021 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Free Selections – Monday 2/22/21

Monday is a great day to start thinking about the weekend. You know, when the big races run and marquee events fill the card. No better time to start building that bankroll than right now. So, what are ya’ waiting for? It’s almost post time.   Delta Downs   Race#2 – #1 / #1A –┬áReach […]

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 […]