Archive for the ‘General Discussion’ Category

What’s Your Magic Weapon?

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 20, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on What’s Your Magic Weapon?

What we have influence over and what we do not is an important skill. – Focus on what we can control and what we cannot. – Keep your eyes and ears open to learn from everything. We need to look for places to constantly improve. – Someone once asked me; “How will you know when […]

A Good Day at the Races

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 20, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on A Good Day at the Races

I was in for a doctor’s visit a week ago. – I hate going there and would rather cut the grass with a pair of scissors. But, this visit was different. One where I sat back and got to know my doctor much better. Yeah, this one was time well spent. We started the visit […]

Ode to the Gambler

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 28, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Ode to the Gambler

“Just like fishermen; you can always bet that gamblers will have a say. It’s not about the one you caught, but the one that got away.” – Ed Meyer   Why can’t we recall the day we caught the big score, but can describe in precise detail how we got beat for the big one? […]

Whatcha’ Reading Today?

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 14, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Whatcha’ Reading Today?

Wipe off your spectacles. Really take time to examine what you’re looking at. Not just a cursory glance, but a deep breath of what you’re reading. – I found a little gem while tossing out a plethora of old books and articles. The things that keep clutter your life and make your workspace difficult to […]

Three Things to Break a Slump

by Ed Meyer

posted on June 14, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Three Things to Break a Slump

No need for a four-leaf clover or looking for a pretty stone. You don’t have to turn three times and hop on one leg. – We sometimes think it needs a magic trick. You know; When you couldn’t cash a place ticket in a match race? Those days. But not to worry, help is here! […]

How You Been Doing?

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 29, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on How You Been Doing?

Everyone loves a winner. Sometimes we have days that you can do nothing wrong, and others you couldn’t hit the side of a barn with a cow. – I know, we’ve all been there both ways. I’ve been using Winning Ponies since 2008, and overall my game has stepped up big time. How you been […]

Hidden Treasure

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 25, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Hidden Treasure

We’re not going to Oak Island. – I’m talking about finding small payoffs that can lead to a positive R.O.I at the end of the day. – For many tracks, small fields have become the norm. We have to come to terms with this right now, and I think we’ll see a little difference in […]

View From the Roof

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 25, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on View From the Roof

It seemed like a hundred years ago. We were on lockdown and lodged in the house more than ever before. – If you were lucky enough to go to work, you had a little break and felt a sense of normalcy. But, at the end of the day, you headed back to your stall and […]

Who Really Lost ?

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 9, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Who Really Lost ?

Who is the big loser?- Is it the multi-billionaire backers of the game? Or, is it the trainer who just set the record for wins in the Kentucky Derby? Nope, it’s John Q bettor on the races. – This is a story about the real folks who got taken for a ride. Bob Baffert has […]

Morning

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 7, 2021 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Morning

The rain was lightly falling. Mist and morning fog filled the air giving it a ghostly feel. Steam rose from the river a stone’s throw away as a barge slowly made its way up the banks of Ohio. As horses walked to the track for morning works, you could hear in the distance the sounds […]