'Winning Ponies' welcomes Timothy E. Hamm.
August 6, 2009
Hosted by John Engelhardt
Timothy E. Hamm, from Warren, was re-appointed to the Ohio Thoroughbred Race Fund Advisory Council for a term ending January 31, 2011. Tim has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Youngstown State University & an Ohio Real Estate License. He is the owner of Hamm Construction Inc., Blazing Meadows Farm & Timothy E. Hamm Racing Stable. Tim currently serves on the OTBO (President) & HBPA Boards. Tim Hamm of Blazing Meadows Farm received Horse of the Year Award for second year in a row (Ready for Roses-2005). With co-owner Stonerside Stable, they received the award for TOO MUCH BLING, 2006 Horse of the Year & Special Recognition Colt Champion which Hamm bred. Hamm also received the award from the OTBO and the Blood-Horse magazine for breeder of TOO MUCH BLING. And received awards as owner of ROSE COLORED LADY, voted Ohio Broodmare of the year for the second time (2005) & owner/breeder of 2006 2-year-old filly champion/2007 Accredited Female Champion, MINI MOM with co-owner Larry Lehmann. Tim is owner/breeder/trainer of 2003 Ohio Champions Ding's Thing & Oh So Easy. He owned & trained 1999 Ohio Champion, Rhythmean and trained 2001 Ohio Champion,Joanies Bella. His current appointment ends in 2011.
Thursday at 5 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
On the show we will talk about the Sport of Kings. We will delve into the different features of the WinningPonies.com website. John Engelhardt will talk about the issues of the day that affect horse racing, such as synthetic surfaces, medication rule changes, the fate of the industry as a whole, VLTs and Casinos, and human interest stories of triumph and defeat. You will also hear our spot play of the week, where John will handicap the feature races for the upcoming weekend, and will give out his best plays. We will keep you abreast racing’s big events. Featured on the show will be guests (trainers, jockeys, jockey’s agents, owners, and celebrity handicappers). Promotional giveaways will be featured, such as brand merchandise and free WinningCredits.
"Winning Ponies" is broadcast live every Thursday at 8 PM Eastern/5 PM Pacific on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.
You may recognize him as "Racing's Regular Guy." For ten years, John Engelhardt hosted the informative and sometimes irreverent handicapping show from his base at River Downs in Cincinnati, Ohio. He developed a passion for thoroughbred racing as a youngster at Saratoga, and has been able to make his love of the sport his life's calling.
Engelhardt, a native of Syracuse, New York is a graduate of the University of Dayton. His professional career in racing began as the track photographer at Beulah Park in 1983 and he has worked in racing ever since. John produced "The Stretch Run" for eight years, which aired on the CBS affiliate WCPO-TV in Cincinnati. For four years Engelhardt co-hosted "The Regular Guy Handicapping Show on HOMER 1530-AM in Cincinnati with former "Winning Ponies" host Ed Meyer.
John served as the President of the Turf Publicists of America in 2009 and 2010, after serving several years as the Midwest Vice-President of that organization. He is currently a consultant for Pinnacle Entertainment handling publicity, public relations, marketing, advertising and special events for River Downs. Under the "nom-de-course" of Heart of an Angel Stable, he has bred and owned thoroughbreds for 18 years.
"Racing's Regular Guy" has been exposed to racing on many levels and greets the sport with enthusiasm and well-rounded knowledge. Tune in Thursdays at 5PM PT, as he welcomes nationally recognized guests, who will help you find those "Winning Ponies.”