Mohegan Pennsylvania Jumpstarts Summer With A Hot Summer Fun Kickoff Party

2023-06-15

Live harness racing gets a boost with ostrich & camel racing, plus so much more!

WHAT: Mohegan Pennsylvania is celebrating the start of their annual Hot Summer Fun with a Kickoff Party. This family-friendly event is full of activities while spotlighting local charities and a salute to veterans.

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, July 1st

12:30pm – 6:00pm

Pocono Downs at Mohegan Pennsylvania

IN DETAIL: Hot Summer Fun is upon us at Mohegan Pennsylvania, and the Summer Kickoff Party is ... 

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Kentucky Derby Celebration Returns to Mohegan Pennsylvania

2023-04-25

On Saturday, May 6th, Kentucky Derby enthusiasts can enjoy live music, food trucks, mint juleps, a Hat Revue contest and plenty more!

WILKES-BARRE, PA (April 25, 2023)– The Kentucky Derby Celebration is back at Mohegan Pennsylvania! This much anticipated annual party gets started at 2:00pm on Saturday, May 6th when outdoor beverage windows and food trucks open. Registration for the Hat Revue starts at 4:00pm, and guests will compete for up to $500 in Mohegan Pennsylvania gift ... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono Promotes Michael Zullinger To Director of Race and Sportsbook Operations

2021-04-01

WILKES-BARRE, PA (April 1, 2021) – Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP) is pleased to announce Michael Zullinger has been promoted to Director of Race and Sportsbook Operations. In this role, Michael will oversee racing operations, including live racing, at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, as well as onsite Sportsbook operations at both The Downs at MSP and MSP at Lehigh Valley Race and Sportsbook, located in Allentown, PA.

“We are thrilled to have Michael assume the role of Director of Race and Sportsbook ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2020-03-03

Game of Claims Finals Recap

We have slowly worked our way into the 2020 season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, racing just two nights a week throughout the month of February, a much earlier start to the season than normal. But the action hit the ground running, in large part due to the Game of Claims series, a fun late closer affair making its debut at Pocono this year.

Each weekend in February at Pocono, four different groups of claimers met in preliminary legs with the intent of making the ... 

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Saturday, November 16th is Fan Appreciation Night

2019-11-07

There are only three days remaining in the 2019 racing season at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and the track in Northeast PA is planning a special “Fan Appreciation Night” on Saturday, November 16th.  Just in time for the cold weather, fans can pick up a special commemorative hooded sweatshirt, while supplies last.  A coupon is required, and will be in the live racing program, available starting at 5:00pm at the Racing Rewards desk.  The coupon may be redeemed between 9:00pm ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono 2019 Season Review

2019-10-30

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono 2019 Season Review

October 29, 2019

We are winding up the 2019 racing season here at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. It was another extremely successful campaign filled with excitement and surprises, favorites and longshots, unexpected winners and scintillating performances. In short, everything a harness racing fan could possibly want out of a racing season.

We started back in the middle of March and we are closing up shop on Saturday night, November 16. When you ... 

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Atta Boy Dan honored as 2019 Pacer of the Year and Claimer of the Year

2019-10-27

On Saturday night, the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono honored its 2019 Pacer of the Year and Claimer of the Year, who happened to be one and the same horse – the Western Terror 10-year-old gelding Atta Boy Dan.

 

So far this year at Pocono, Atta Boy Dan has posted a record of 22-13-2-3, with earnings of $151,575. He was all but invincible in the top claiming ranks through most of the summer, taking ten of eleven starts, and he was claimed out of fourteen straight ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2019-10-09

 

October 5-11, 2019

One of the fun things about the racing action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun is how, year after year, we see a lot of the same horses coming back to perform well. That allows the fans to develop a relationship with these performers over time, a relationship that can really intensify with horses that race effectively to the point where they approach 10 or so years old. Case in point: the horse who leads off the Weekly Awards this week and has been doing damage at Pocono for ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2019-10-02

September 28 to October 4, 2019

October is upon us, which means that we have only about a month-and-a-half left of live racing in the 2019 season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The lingering warm weather has helped to keep the action lightning-quick, however. As a matter of fact, we witnessed several sub-1:50 miles on Saturday night. It was another difficult week to narrow down the Weekly Awards candidates, but we gave it a shot anyway.

PACER OF THE WEEK: WESTERN JOE

Technically, the feature ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2019-09-25

September 21-24, 2019

There is no denying that we are coming into the home stretch at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono for the 2019 harness racing season. Soon we’ll be taking a look at the horses and humans that are deserving of year-end honors. In the meantime, we still have a full schedule of overnight racing taking place each week, providing plenty of candidates for the Weekly Awards.

PACER OF THE WEEK: FEELING CAM LUCKY

His name may signify good fortune, but for most of 2019, this seven-year-old ... 

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