The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review

2017-10-25

October 21-27, 2017
We are only about a month away from concluding the 2017 racing season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. As a result, there will only be a few more editions of the Weekly Awards before we use the space in this column to wrap up the meet. The racing was quite spicy the past week, as the action shows no sign of letting up as we get nearer to Closing Night. Let’s see who takes the honors for the week that was at Pocono.
PACER OF THE WEEK: JJ FLYNN
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Veterans Day Specials at Mohegan Sun Pocono

2017-10-23

Honoring Veterans on Saturday, November 11th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (October 23, 2017) – In honor of the men and women who have served and currently serve in the U.S. Military, Mohegan Sun Pocono will be providing various Veterans Day promotions on Saturday, November 11th. Our Players Services ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review

2017-10-19

October 14-20, 2017
The weather finally got a little bit chilly in the middle of this past racing week at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, but not so much that it had a profound effect on the racing conditions. It was still a fast and frenzied four nights of racing at Pocono. As is so often the case, there were many excellent candidates for the Weekly Awards, so read on and see who gets the honors.
PACER OF THE WEEK: DOREL
When a horse steps up its game and pulls off a performance ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review

2017-10-11

October 7-13, 2017
It’s pretty difficult to believe that we are in the final quarter of the racing season here at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. (The warm weather is quite deceiving, because it certainly hasn’t seemed like autumn around here.) It will be soon be time to pick out yearend honors at Pocono, but that can wait a bit. For now, let’s be content to find the finest horses of the past week as we hand out the Weekly Awards.
PACER OF THE WEEK: SI SEMALU
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Mohegan Sun Pocono Names Erica Tessier New Vice President of Marketing



WILKES-BARRE, PA (October 11, 2017) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is pleased to announce Erica Tessier as the new Vice President of Marketing.  A seasoned casino veteran specializing in casino promotions and rewards programs, at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Erica is now responsible for overseeing marketing strategy and ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review

2017-10-04

September 30-October 6, 2017
While we didn’t quite reach the 90-degree temperatures of the previous week, the weather in Northeastern Pennsylvania still cooperated with an excellent stretch of pleasant autumn weather, giving us four straight fast tracks at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono for the racing week. The action was predictably slick as well, yielding plenty of candidates for the Weekly Awards, the best of which you can find right here.
PACER OF THE WEEK: KING OF THE CROP
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Former New York Yankee great Don Mattingly stops by the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono

2017-09-20

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is proud to announce an appearance with former New York Yankee great Don Mattingly on Saturday, October 21st.  The legendary former first baseman and coach will be stopping by the track for autographs and photos with his fans from 4:00PM to 6:00PM in the Racing Lobby.
Known as “The Hit Man” and “Donnie Baseball”, Mattingly will be making his first appearance at the track in Northeast PA.
This is a wristband-only event, and wristbands ... 

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Survivor Casting Call at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, October 23rd in the Keystone Grand Ballroom

WILKES-BARRE, PA (September 20, 2017) – Do you have what it takes to outwit, outplay and outlast?  You’ll have a chance to find out when CBS’ Survivor holds an open casting call at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Keystone Grand Ballroom on Monday, October 23rd from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Don’t miss your chance to become a castaway in the running for one million dollars! Line starts at 8:00am, registration ... 

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Tony Orlando to Perform at Mohegan Sun Pocono

2017-09-08

November 18th in the Keystone Grand Ballroom

WILKES-BARRE, PA (September 8, 2017) – Hollywood Walk of Fame artist, songwriter, television star and actor, Tony Orlando, will be sharing his five decade career highlights with his endearing warmth and humor on stage at the Keystone Grand Ballroom on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 8:00pm.   Tony Orlando has sold millions of records, including five number one ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review

2017-09-06

September 2-8, 2017
Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Championship day, which this year focused on the two-year-olds, was held at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono this past Monday. A lot of times you’ll hear people say that these freshmen horses are stars of the future. But considering these horses were racing for purses of $252,000 for each of the four finals, which culminate the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes series, it’s much more accurate to say that the 32 competitors in the four separate divisions ... 

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