Posts Tagged ‘race fans’

Tommy The Saint

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 18, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

I saw a great movie about mobsters, and the kind of characters that make sitting in the theatre a pleasure. Without further delay, the movie title is “Things to do in Denver When Your Dead.” There is a friend of mine who has been a bookmaker for years. Every time we speak I learn something […]

Tailor Made

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 5, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments >>

Fred was a maker of mens suits. Not door-to-door, but to the major department chains. I learned this not as we passed in the entry, but only after sitting and gabbing for years. That is the best part. If you didn’t have anyone to tell, what is the real sense of winning? I got to know […]

Derby Dan

by Ed Meyer

posted on May 17, 2011 in General Discussion, Kentucky Derby | No Comments >>

Each year a race track has some folks that come out of the woodwork to take part in the rite of spring. They may come and stay for awhile, and some make the run for a few months. But one gent that used to come out and take part will always stick out in my […]

Along The Way

by Ed Meyer

posted on January 22, 2011 in General Discussion | 5 Comments >>

Working in racing has allowed me to see just about everything.  I have seen things that would make you laugh until you cry, and things that touch your heart and have you weeping like a child. All in all, I wouldn’t trade it for anything…. The Lottery Picker: Pete was a guy who loved the action, […]