WP Welcomes Race Caller Ed Meyer and Writer/'Capper Marty McGee

June 13, 2019
Hosted by John Engelhardt

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With the help of the E-Z Win Forms and his own handicapping expertise Ed Meyer crushed the Belmont card with a Pick-4 anchored by "The Test of Champions." He'll be discussing his betting techniques and then apply them to the Saturday Night under the Lights stakes-filled program at Churchill Downs. It's racing's version of "Saturday Night at the Fights" as we highlight the five graded stakes races at Churchill Downs. In the other corner the handicapping heavyweight champ and hometown hero Marty McGee! The award winning writer and handicapper from the Daily Racing Form is back on his home turf and hopefully will give some knockout selections in the feature event - the Grade 2 $600,000 Stephen Foster and some competitive under-card events: the Grade 2 $250,000 Wise Dan; Grade 2 $250,000 Fleur de Lis and if time allows the Grade 3 $150,000 Regret and Grade 3 Matt Winn.

Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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.

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John Engelhardt

John Engelhardt

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.”

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Episode Directory

June 2019

  • 6/13/2019: WP Welcomes Race Caller Ed Meyer and Writer/'Capper Marty McGee Listen Now
  • 6/6/2019: 2019 Belmont Stakes Special Show Listen Now

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