Archive for the ‘General Discussion’ Category

Seven Breeders’ Cup Betting Tips

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 25, 2021 in Blogroll, Breeders Cup, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Seven Breeders’ Cup Betting Tips

Th sun is setting much earlier these days. Just a reminder of the end of summer and the impending arrival of winter. It was just a few weeks ago when the sun was high in the bluish sky until 9:00 or 9:30pm. But times change, literally. As we head into the four final days of […]

Three Tips to Make Handicapping Profitable

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 12, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Three Tips to Make Handicapping Profitable

Everyone has a solution or an idea. We all have at one point or another tried to find that “short cut” to success at the windows. But, after reflecting on the process for years. There is no short cut, only putting in the work will help your overall game.   Start keeping notes. Just like […]

Racing Wants You to Win

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 4, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Racing Wants You to Win

It’s hard to believe that racing wants you to win every wager. But, that is the truth. Unlike many forms of gambling, gaming, or entertainment. They want you to win each and every time and come back the next day and do the same. I wonder if any other forms of betting feels the same? […]

Morning Lines Made Easier

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 27, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Help/Educational Articles, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Morning Lines Made Easier

In the early morning my head was rattling off numbers. Keeping count and arguing with myself while sleeping, but still looking to find the best representation. Funny, I used to hate math as a little kid, and many moons later my dad still speaks of a 4th grade math test that went wrong. But today […]

Changing of the Seasons

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 27, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Changing of the Seasons

The smell of a late season grill, football in full swing and chimneys being swept in preparation of a warm hearth fire as the seasons change. I love this time of year, and more importantly the beginning of fall racing. Living in Kentucky is special this time of year. Add in the fact I’m 80 […]

The Biz of Racing

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 22, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The Biz of Racing

I have worked in every job imaginable. Parking lot kid at 18-years, and from there I’ve had many opportunities for radio, TV handicapping, odds making. track announcer, player development manager, ADW coordinator, and a host of other jobs. Yes, it’s been a great run! – But as of late, I’ve been approached about picking up […]

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 […]

My First Love is Still Going Strong

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 25, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on My First Love is Still Going Strong

“Built for comfort, built for speed“. – That’s what a real horse has under its hood. We look at the beauty and pageantry only one sport can offer. To gaze at a majestic 1,000 lb animal dance lightly with the power of a freight train. –  “Lord have mercy won’t you look at her run.”  […]

Parlay Power Play

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 22, 2021 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Parlay Power Play

Tracks are so hesitant to try new things and it is up to the fans, management, and those who like to keep the game interesting. That’s it. Just keep it interesting and the rest will take care of itself. Many moons ago we used to have a wager called the “parlay” and it had the […]

Who Do You Like?

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 8, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Who Do You Like?

A good friend calls me on his hour’s drive home at night. I enjoy our catching-up times and we cover many topics. – We’ve been handicapping buddies for quite some time, and truth be told he may have bested me in that department. It was until we knocked around a subject on a drive home […]