Archive for the ‘WinningPonies.com’ Category

Bet Like You Mean It – Keeneland

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 4, 2023 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, Free Picks and Tips, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Bet Like You Mean It – Keeneland

As our bankroll starts dwindling or maybe it’s the flip side and you’re on fire. Now is the time to bet like a pro. – We all feel like we have a handle on our betting style and plan. But if this was true, wouldn’t you have quit your day job by now? – Don’t […]

The Start, Middle, and Stretch Run of 2023

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 4, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The Start, Middle, and Stretch Run of 2023

It started in the cold of winter in Kentucky. The funny thing is it’s not Alaska, but it can get damn cold. Being on the windward side of the building you felt every blustery blow of the winds coming out of the west. For the horses, you would look to which direction the flags were […]

The Official End of Summer

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 4, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The Official End of Summer

    Many mark the day with a family BBQ or fireworks and sparklers for the kids. For horse racing fans in the Ohio / Northern Kentucky area, there was only one place to be. River Downs. It sat near the shores of the muddy Ohio River as the breezes blew gently through the big […]

History in the Making

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 25, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on History in the Making

Starting off my day at work seemed about as normal as possible.  Blue skies and sunshine gleamed over the hills of Kentucky and glanced off the brilliant Ohio River. I walk into the jock’s room and the daily banter of how riders did yesterday and how many mounts await held the conversation. It was until […]

Rough and Tough Game

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 30, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Rough and Tough Game

For decades, Angel Cordero rode as tough as nails. You didn’t come up the rail on him, and Lord knows you didn’t ride too close to pin him in. It was part of the game and he did his fair share of days off and fines levied. Irad Ortiz is one of the strongest finishers […]

Be Careful What You Wish For

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 14, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Be Careful What You Wish For

Confusion has a steep price to pay. I’ve been working in racing all of my life. No more saying it’s been mostly part of my working years; it’s been my entire life. – I’ve loved every day from the ice-cold parking lot days until I slowly climbed the ladder. The sport was my first love […]

The Little Things

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 23, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The Little Things

On your way to your office, you see the beauty of watching horses train on the track as you hear the sounds of snorting colts being pulled up after a strong morning work. – You lean against the rail like you do every morning and you drink in the beauty of your surroundings. You could […]

Ochenta (80)

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 9, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Ochenta (80)

I remember holding your hand and walking in the track. We were buddies separated by 23 years and I loved every minute even though I didn’t know what was really going on. Just being with you was reward enough, and nothing in my life has been that good since. You were great at math and […]

The Dawn of a New Day

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 9, 2023 in General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The Dawn of a New Day

As you see the fluffy wisps of billowing beauty in the sky moving quickly, there’s something ominous behind pushing them away. The sport of kings lies upon these white clouds, and this time, we’re not sure where the rain will fall. Horse racing, especially Thoroughbred racing, was a sport enjoyed by all during the progressive […]

What’s Next?

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 11, 2023 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on What’s Next?

Keeneland flew by like a warm spring day and the Kentucky Derby 149 is in the books. Now, we have two weeks until the 2nd leg of the Triple Crown takes the track, and the waiting can be the hardest part. So, what’s a horseplayer to do?? First, I played for two days at Keeneland […]