Kick Off The 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono


On Friday, August 14th, The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono kicks off a week-long celebration of its Golden Anniversary. Events include:
50 years of racing

Friday, August 14th
Live harness racing at 6:30pm, with a special appearance by the world-renowned Budweiser Clydesdales.
Saturday, August 15th
Meet and have your photo taken with the Budweiser Clydesdales from 6:00pm – 7:30pm*, then ... 


The World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdales arrive for 50th Anniversary Celebration


The World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdales have arrived at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono to help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the track.  The full 10-horse hitch arrived at the stables Monday afternoon, and were unloaded by the full team that travels with the magnificent horses.*
The track is honored to have the Clydesdales on Friday and Saturday evening, August 14 and 15,  as the hitch will go around the World-Record 5/8 mile track during the races.
On Saturday. ... 


50th Anniversary of Racing week a huge celebration!


On July 15, 1965, the $7 million Pocono Downs opened its doors in Northeast Pennsylvania. Thousands of fans were on hand as Satin Queen was the first to cross the Finish Line on that sultry summer night.
50 years later, 42 tracks have come and gone, but Pocono Downs, now renamed the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, continues to host World-record racing from March to November each year.  From  ...