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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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October 22nd 2015:Winning Ponies Welcomes Trainer Wesley Ward, Writer and Handicapper Dick Downey and Odds Maker and Race Caller Ed Meyer

Closing in on racing's biggest day - we will visit with Wesley Ward, one of the country's top trainers who has five horses entered in Breeders' Cup races including two-time champion Judy the Beauty. Last week we broke the news with Marty McGee that multiple Eclipse Award winning writer Jennie Rees was leaving the Louisville Courier Journal. This week we will visit Dick Downey creator of the Downey Profile, who will be assisting Jennie through her grand exit on Breeders' Cup weekend covering all the latest stories. Ed Meyer has been having a very profitable meet at Keeneland and he wil

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Wesley Ward

Wesley A. Ward (born March 3, 1968 in Selah, Washington) is a retired American Champion jockey and a current trainer in Thoroughbred horse racing. He grew up in the horse racing industry, the son of trainer Dennis Ward. In 1984, Wesley Ward was voted the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey following a season in which he won riding championships at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and the Meadowlands Racetrack and rode 335 winners. He went on to compete at racetracks in Italy, Malaysia and Singapore before his battles with weight gain led to retirement in 1989. Wesley Ward turned to training, first as an assistant to his father before going out on his own in 1991. He earned h
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Dick Downey

Dick Downey, a native Kentuckian, is an attorney and retired Circuit Judge. In 2003, he founded The Downey Profile a seasonal website dedicated to coverage of the Kentucky Derby, the Triple Crown Trail and other events. Attorney in private practice 28 years. Retired, then worked at Kentucky Legal Aid part-time helping poor people for seven years. Retired again, then appointed by Gov. Beshear as a Family Court judge to fill out the unexpired term of a deceased judge. Now retired again. The Downey Profile is a seasonal website. Dan is regularly credentialed media by major tracks in the U.S. His interest in determining how the Kentucky Derby is won began in the late 1990’s reading mat
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Ed Meyer

Ed Meyer is the track announcer and morning line-odds maker for Belterra Park and Casino, since the refurbished old River Downs into a combination track and slots gambling destination, was reopened in early May 2014. He has worked at Turfway Park, River Downs, and Keeneland. He is an avid handicapper, and has qualified for the NTRA / DRF Handicapping Championships and placed four times in the money in the Horse Player World Series in Las Vegas. He has hosted multiple radio shows in the Cincinnati market and was an on-air handicapper. Ed was the original Winning Ponies Radio Show host, and has been writing and blogging for Winning Ponies since 2008. Ed was also Publicity Director at Ri
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 20/11/2017 01:00 20/11/2017 02:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies Closing in on racing's biggest day - we will visit with Wesley Ward, one of the country's top trainers who has five horses entered in Breeders' Cup races including two-time champion Judy the Beauty. Last week we broke the news with Marty McGee that multiple Eclipse Award winning writer Jennie Rees was leaving the Louisville Courier Journal. This week we will visit Dick Downey creator of the Downey Profile, who will be assisting Jennie through her grand exit on Breeders' Cup weekend covering all the latest stories. Ed Meyer has been having a very profitable meet at Keeneland and he will update us on track trends and handicap the $150,000 Grade 3 Valley View Stakes from Keeneland and the $200,000 Grade 2 Twilight Derby from Santa Anita. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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