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2019 Keystone USHWA Awards Presented

May 1, 2020:

Roger Huston has been voted the highest honour annually given by the Keystone Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA), the Mary Lib Miller Award....read on

Cold Temps, Hot Start In Pocono Opening

February 8, 2020:

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono opened on Saturday night (Feb. 8), the earliest seasonal start in the 55 years of racing at the track. But while the temperature hung around the freezing mark, the competition on the oval was hot, mainly in the first preliminary leg of two sections of the track’s Game Of Claims Pacing Series....read on

Popular, Prolific 'Dan' Is The Man

January 17, 2020:

“What he did last year was amazing. The thing I love about him the most, he just gives his best every week. He’s never had a bad week. He gets a lot of tough trips, but he’s always trying down the stretch. He has great heart. He is a great horse.”...read on

Pocono Honours Class Of 2019

November 17, 2019:

On the closing night of the 2019 season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, there were many highlights, with champions both human and equine honoured....read on

Atta Boy Dan Earns Pocono Accolades

October 26, 2019:

On Saturday night, the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono honoured its 2019 Horse 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....read on

Napolitano Takes Eight At Pocono

October 5, 2019:

Scott Rocks rallied for his second consecutive victory in the $21,500 Saturday night featured pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, which was one of eight wins that driver George Napolitano Jr. recorded during the card...read on

Five In A Row For Atta Boy Dan

September 7, 2019:

The 10-year-old Atta Boy Dan won for the fifth consecutive time, and 10th in his last 11 starts, leading at every pole to take the featured $20,000 claiming handicap pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday night (Sept. 7)....read on

Highalator Captures Final GNOS Prelim

September 1, 2019:

Highalator showed sharp early speed to earn a fine pocket trip behind favored Backstreet Shadow, then caught that rival by three-quarter lengths to win the $30,000 final preliminary in the Great Northeast Open Series (GNOS) for top-level pacers Saturday night (Aug. 31) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono in 1:48.2....read on

Springsteen Really Rockin' At Pocono

August 25, 2019:

Springsteen had his third straight “#1” at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday night, grinding his way past Western Joe to take the $21,500 featured pace in 1:49 and add to a great evening for the brothers Allard....read on

Benjis Best In Pocono Feature

August 11, 2019:

The Roll With Joe gelding Benjis Best, who snapped Atta Boy Dan’s five-race winning streak in the top claiming handicap pace at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono last Saturday, handled the jump to the $21,500 conditioned company this Saturday (Aug. 10), winning in 1:50.4 despite a first-over trip....read on

Five Straight For Atta Boy Dan

July 28, 2019:

The $20,000 claiming handicap pacing feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono saw an early candidate for 'Pocono Pacer of the Year,' Atta Boy Dan, post his fifth straight triumph, this one on the engine in 1:49.3, a seasonal best for the Western Terror ten-year-old gelding....read on

Pocono Main Event To Western Joe

July 20, 2019:

Western Joe, hard-used to make the lead just before the half, showed no ill effects late, crossing the wire an easy 1:49.2 winner in the $21,500 fast-class featured pace on Saturday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Claimers Rock Pocono's Sunday Card

June 24, 2019:

“Claiming Night” at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono has been shifted to Sunday (June 23) night, and two $20,000 handicap pacing contests were the top events on the card....read on

Atta Boy Dan Takes Meadows Feature

November 10, 2018:

Atta Boy Dan moved first over to capture his second-straight victory in the $13,000 feature at The Meadows on Saturday, Nov. 10....read on

Atta Boy Dan Bags Meadows Feature

October 13, 2018:

Atta Boy Dan, who battled back from a potentially career-ending broken coffin joint, soared over $700,000 in career earnings when he captured Saturday’s feature at The Meadows, a $13,000 conditioned pace....read on


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