Posts Tagged ‘Thoroughbred racing’

Is Less Really More?

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 3, 2023 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Is Less Really More?

I was sitting in the grandstand for the 1pm race card at Latonia Race Course. Ten live races, and a heap load of excitement to be had. – Ushers came around and asked fans to leave at the end of the card. We walked to the car and drove to McDonald’s for a burger and […]

Small Tracks; Big Excitement

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 25, 2022 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Small Tracks; Big Excitement

The wafting smell of fresh popcorn as you walk through the gates. As you make your way to the program stand and purchase your book for the day, tip sheet hawkers yell out their sales pitch of winner’s from yesterday, and the ones that await today. – You have made your way into the massive […]

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 […]

Looking Back Over the Past Few Months

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 16, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Kentucky Derby, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Looking Back Over the Past Few Months

It was back in March when the announcements began. – Life as we knew it was changing drastically. It seemed as if our worst nightmares were coming true and uncertainty the rule of the day. – Families were being asked to keep distance, and the economy was short of collapse. All seemed bleak and there […]

Live Sporting Action to be Enjoyed!

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 2, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, News, WinningPonies.com | Comments Off on Live Sporting Action to be Enjoyed!

It’s that time of year when the “Boys of Summer” take the diamonds. We start talking about our favorite football teams gearing up for fall-time fun. Even high school sports are on the shortlist of games not being played. So, what’s a sports fan to do? How do we get our fix of action, excitement, […]

The End of an Era

by Ed Meyer

posted on April 25, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

On a cold rainy morning, a magical place in my life was cleared away. Swept into the pages of history for many fans, but for me, it was much more. This was the place where my love of horse racing began. For me, it was more than just an old building, it was a monument […]

Free Selections – Saturday, April 18, 2020

Trapped at home? – Not much to do? – Download your E-Z Win Forms and head to the track. Or, just put on your lucky cap and head over to the computer. – Yeah, it’s not the same, but it will be a day of action-packed Thoroughbred coming your way. And, just when you thought […]

Racing in the Time of Corona

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 25, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

  What will you do? – Back to the old grind or begin a new chapter? – I think we all ponder these thoughts but hold them under our breath. That’s all good for many, but not for me. It’s going to be a whole new time for this fella when the new day arrives. […]

Turning For Home

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 27, 2020 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, WinningPonies.com | No Comments >>

“We’d drive out with great expectations. There were races to play and a fortune to be made. Or, that’s what a young man would think on his way to the track. Looking at my Dad, and listening to stories of the big winner. It not only made the ride a little quicker but grew a […]

Four Ways to Make More Money at the Races

If it sounds like a pitch from Better Call Saul, relax it’s not. – No fast gimmicks, magic mojo or secret handshake required. This is about you and what you’re doing when making a bet. Some feel they have it all together, and right about now you can stop reading. There’s no pitch, just a […]