The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2019-04-24

April 20-26, 2019

Over the past month we’ve been enjoying the Bobby Weiss racing series at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Well, the preliminary legs of the series have come to an end and the finals have begun taking place, each for a purse of $30,000. Two of those finals are still to come, but the winners of the two Bobby Weiss championship races held this past week earn the distinction of Horses of the Week in this edition of the Weekly Awards.

PACER OF THE WEEK: CARDIFF

In the Bobby Weiss final ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2019-04-17

 

April 13-19, 2019

We enjoyed quite the busy week of racing action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. High winds and slanting rains, Bobby Weiss Series action heating up, the fastest pacing time of the young season, and a 70-1 shot winning: All of it was part of the rich tapestry. Let’s take a look back at all the wildness by handing out some Weekly Awards.

PACER OF THE WEEK: TURBO HILL

In the three-and-four-year-old male pacers division of the Bobby Weiss series, it’s hard to argue against ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2019-04-11

 

April 6-12, 2019

Our second full week of racing for the 2019 season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono witnessed the Bobby Weiss late closer series getting into full gear. For the next month or so, three and four-year-old horses of varying genders and gaits will be battling it out to make the finals of that series, which go for a hefty purse. One of those Weiss horses actually grabs Trotter of the Week honors this week, which you’ll discover as you read on for this edition of the Weekly ... 

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Saquon Barkley Q&A Event on April 28th at Mohegan Sun Pocono is cancelled

2019-04-08

WILKES-BARRE, PA – (April 8, 2019) – Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Sunday, April 28th event at Mohegan Sun Pocono with Saquon Barkley has been cancelled.

Mohegan Sun Pocono’s full events & entertainment calendar can also be found at: MSP Entertainment

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO
Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, was the first destination to bring gaming to Pennsylvania in 2006 and since then has become one of ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2019-04-03

March 30-April 5, 2019

Now that we are finally up and running four racing days/nights a week, we can hand out our first edition of the Weekly Awards. Apologies to Epaulette A, whose pacing performances surely would have garnered an award or two in the first two weeks of racing when we were still on a partial schedule here at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. But we’re on full-go now, so let’s hand out those awards to some deserving honorees.

PACER OF THE WEEK: ROCKEYED OPTIMIST

We saw a year ago ... 

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Party on the Patio Returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono!

2019-03-19

WILKES-BARRE, PA (March 19, 2019) – Party on the Patio at Mohegan Sun Pocono is back and better than ever! Northeast Pennsylvania’s top spot for live entertainment is keeping the party going for two extra weeks by extending Party on the Patio from June 20th – August 29th. Every Thursday, guests can dance the night away with some of the most exciting tribute bands in the country, including 7800 Fahrenheit and A Proud Monkey – two bands who ... 

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Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono ready for the 2019 season

2019-03-13

The 2019 harness racing season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono begins this Saturday night (May 16), as the first of 134 cards planned for the northeast Pennsylvania 5/8-mile oval contains 14 races, with a scheduled first post of 7 p.m.

The two horsemen who have been dominant in the trainers and drivers rankings at Pocono over the last few seasons, driver George Napolitano Jr. and trainer Rene Allard, look likely to get off to a fast start again this season, at ... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono Welcomes Offensive Rookie of the Year Saquon Barkley for a Special Q&A Event

WHAT: Professional football superstar and 2019 Offensive Rookie of the Year Saquon Barkley joins Mohegan Sun Pocono for a special moderated Q&A session with WNEP’s Jim Coles.   

WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, March 24th

Noon – Wristband Distribution

3:00pm – Event begins

Keystone Grand Ballroom

IN DETAIL: On Sunday, March 24th get in the zone when Football Superstar and Offensive Rookie of the Year, Saquon Barkley stops by Mohegan Sun Pocono. At 3:00pm join the star athlete ... 

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Stable Area to open at Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono

2019-02-26

Spring is just around the corner, and the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is getting the stable area ready for our valued horsemen, with the gates officially opening for the 54th season on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:30a.m.  The weather may be cold, but soon horses will be on the track, getting ready for the season!

The first Qualifiers of the season are Tuesday, March 5th; Thursday, March 7th; and Wednesday, March 13th.

Racing opens for the season at the renowned 5/8 mile track on Saturday, March 16th... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Reality Check Returns With Jenna Johnson & Val Chmerkovskiy of Dancing With The Stars

2019-02-20

WHAT: Dancing with the Stars fan favorites Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy join Mohegan Sun Pocono for a special Reality Check event!

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, March 29th in the Keystone Grand Ballroom

6:00pm – Wristband distribution begins

8:00pm – Live performance and Q&A

9:00pm – Meet & Greet

 IN DETAIL: See the power of love through dance when Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Reality Check presents newly-engaged pro dancers Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy ... 

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