Archive for the ‘General Discussion’ Category

The Big Ticket

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 23, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on The Big Ticket

There is nothing like having a shot at the big prize. Usually, a pick 4, 5, or pick-six. -I have been watching pools this winter and sometimes they are definitely worth the shot. But, taking a shot at the big pool comes along with a large ticket cost. – “You can’t win it unless you […]

Who’s Gonna’ Fill Their Shoes?

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 21, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Who’s Gonna’ Fill Their Shoes?

Just like George Jones sang years ago. – The song means more today than it ever did. I thought about the song and country music; who was gonna be the next big artist to step up. – Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of super talented musicians out there, but who was going to […]

Don’t Ever Count Him Out

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 11, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Don’t Ever Count Him Out

Don’t call it a comeback I’ve been here for years Rocking my peers and putting suckers in fear – LL Cool J “I just wanted to be the best rider from Rivervale, Arkansas. That was good enough for me.” – Ouzts began riding horses with his cousins Earlie Fires and Jackie Fires. Earlie was inducted […]

Winter Blues

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 3, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Winter Blues

Today most of the country is under sleet, ice, and some heavy snow. Sound fun? Only if you’re a polar bear. For those of us in racing, days of cancellations are days with no pay. – Nobody likes the cancellations for a day of marquee racing or claiming events. It sucks to call the races […]

How Gambling Makes Me Feel

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 29, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on How Gambling Makes Me Feel

“If you wish to be the king of the jungle, it’s not enough to act like the king. You must be the king. There can be no doubt. Because doubt causes chaos and one’s own demise.” – Mickey Pearson – The Gentlemen We try and find the best in ourselves every time we make a […]

Chasing Yourself in Circles

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 17, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Chasing Yourself in Circles

It was a cold Sunday at Turfway Park and my buddy was hell-bent on taking down the final pick-four no matter what. – He had drawn up a ticket and made his wager. He was flipping between a bevy of gridiron glory and red-hot racing action. He quietly waited until the wager began and then […]

By the Numbers

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 14, 2022 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on By the Numbers

Watching the college championship in my recliner. Had my faded Alabama t-shirt on, and all was well with the world at kickoff. – Now, even though football was holding my attention, I was stuck on horse racing. The game set my thinking in motion of how Bama beat Georgia and how tough it would be […]

Pigs Get Fatter and Hogs Get Slaughtered

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 5, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Pigs Get Fatter and Hogs Get Slaughtered

Everyone has a list, and it grows by the day. For me, I try and remember what I’d like to get rid of to be a better gambler, but it would make more sense to write them down to keep close at hand.   Stop trying to win it all in one day. – I […]

Wintertime Watching and Wagering

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 5, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Wintertime Watching and Wagering

If you’re waiting to start changing your game. Don’t wait. Go ahead and jump in the pool, the water is fine… Many are waiting for a particular oval to open or a meet to watch and wager. The time we’ve waited for the “Big Easy” and the long stretch at Fair Grounds, or the sunny […]

Three Ways to Make 2022 More Profitable

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 29, 2021 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Three Ways to Make 2022 More Profitable

2021 is galloping to an end. – We can start our countdown of new resolutions soon enough. Do we keep the focus and drive, or just let it slip away like our new gym membership? – Anyone can knock it out of the park for a short time, but can you step up and do […]