The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2018-08-29

August 25-31, 2018

Next week in this space we shall be reviewing everything that went on during an outstanding program of championship races scheduled for this coming Sunday, September 2. Both the three-year-old Pennsylvania Sire Stakes championships and the finals of the Great Northeastern Open Series will be taking place at Pocono on that evening. Until then, here are some Weekly Awards highlighting the best of the best from the previous four racing nights.

PACER OF THE WEEK: BIG CITY BETTY

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Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check Presents Olympic Bronze Medalist Adam Rippon

2018-08-23


WHAT:
Meet Bronze Medalist Adam Rippon, recent champion from Dancing with the Stars: Athletes, during a special Reality Check event at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Wednesday, September 5th.

WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, September 5th

7:00pm – Live Q&A

7:30pm – Signing Event

Keystone Grand Ballroom

NOTE: Media opportunities are available: Please contact Cody Chapman at codychapman@mohegansun.com. 

IN DETAIL: On September 5th,  Clarks Summit’s very own Bronze Medalist Adam Rippon ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review

2018-08-22

August 18-24, 2018

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Lee Ann Womack Performance Cancelled

2018-08-17

WILKES-BARRE, PA – (August 17, 2018) –  Mohegan Sun Pocono to announce that Lee Ann Womack has had to cancel her concert for Saturday, August 18th at 8:00pm in the Keystone Grand Ballroom due to unforeseen circumstances.

Ticket refunds are available at the point of purchase. More details on refunds can be found here or by calling Mohegan Sun Pocono at 1.888.WIN.IN.PA.

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

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2018-08-15

 

August 11-17, 2018

It was a busy week of stakes action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. There were big-money races held each night, with both two-year-old trotting fillies and three-year-old pacing fillies competing in both Pennsylvania Sire Stakes and Stallion Series action. There were some scintillating performances and some head-scratching winners. And one of those stakes winners also has been doing damage in the overnight races at Pocono, making her the perfect candidate to lead off ... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono Names Gaming Industry Veteran, Gary DeWitt Jr., Assistant General Manager

2018-08-13

Wilkes-Barre, PA (August 13, 2018) – Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP) is excited to announce the naming of Gary DeWitt Jr. as Assistant General Manager. DeWitt Jr. has been a consultant for Mohegan Sun Pocono over the course of the past year, and prior to that, played an instrumental role in the spring 2017 opening of ilani, a Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) partnership with the Cowlitz tribe of southwest ... 

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Tonight’s Party On The Patio Rescheduled To Thursday, September 13th

2018-08-02

WILKES-BARRE, PA (August 2, 2018) – For the safety and comfort of our guests, we are rescheduling tonight’s Party on the Patio due to predicted inclement weather. Party on the Patio featuring Journey tribute Separate Ways will now be held on Thursday, September 13th.

Fun times continue inside Mohegan Sun Pocono tonight, Thursday, August 2nd.  Area 52 will be performing live inside Bar Louie at 7:00pm and Graces Downfall Duo will be at Molly O’Sheas at 9:00pm.

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review

2018-07-25

July 21-27, 2018

A stalled weather front brought us a lot of rain this past week in Northeastern Pennsylvania, leading to a bunch of sloppy tracks at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The geese loved it, as evidenced by the one who managed to actually show up in a photo finish with one of the horses on Sunday night. As for the horses, there were some strange occurrences and bizarre outcomes, showing that you never can tell in this sport. Here are the finest performances, as we hand out the Weekly ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review

2018-07-19

July 14-20, 2018

It was another busy week of stakes action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with Pennsylvania Sire Stakes, Pennsylvania All-Stars, and Stallion Series racing all holding court. Our two top horses this week, however, battled for the honors on Monday night, which featured nothing but overnight racing. It just goes to show you that every night is witness to something special at Pocono, as this edition of the Weekly Awards makes plain.

PACER OF THE WEEK: FUTURE LIFE

Sometimes a winning ... 

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The Harness Horse Youth Camp returns to the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono

2018-07-11

The harness racing stars of tomorrow are coming!  The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Harness Horsemen’s Association, are welcoming the Harness Horse Youth Foundation Camp to the track in Wilkes Barre, PA from Tuesday, July 17 to Saturday, July 21st.

 

Seven girls and three boys between the ages of 12 and 14 will be spending the week learning all about harness racing while working hands-on with the HHYF’s stable of Trottingbred horses. They will learn ... 

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