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Driving Challenge At Harrah’s Sunday

September 16, 2016:

Eight of eastern Pennsylvania’s most talented drivers will duel over eight races Sunday at Harrah’s Philadelphia racetrack for local sulkysitting bragging rights – and a $40,000 first prize – in the $100,000 ‘Summer Sizzle’ Drivers Challenge Championship....read on

Another Big Saturday For Napolitano

July 31, 2016:

George Napolitano Jr. recorded his sixth of seven victories on Saturday night (July 30) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and trainer Chris Oakes his fourth, when they teamed with the Rocknroll Hanover gelding Scott Rocks to take the $18,000 10th race pacing feature in sloppy going....read on

Napolitano Brothers Dominate At Pocono

July 23, 2016:

On Saturday night (July 23) at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Anthony Napolitano returned to nighttime sulky action for the first time since a racing accident here on May 31, and there were no signs of rust visible on his driving skills....read on

Lucky Seven For Napolitano

July 10, 2016:

George Napolitano, Jr., the all-time leading driver at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, took the Saturday spotlight by storm visiting Victory Lane in seven of the 13 races in which he drove....read on

So Nice Romps; Eight For Napolitano

June 7, 2016:

As announcer Jim Beviglia put it, “So Nice made it look so easy.” The daughter of Ponder indeed dominated Tuesday’s $15,500 pacing mares feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono with a six and a half-length triumph in 1:51....read on

Pompano Closes On Rousing Note

June 1, 2016:

Pompano Park closed out its highly successful 2015-2016 meeting on Tuesday night (May 31) as the 20 cent Super Hi-5 -- with a carryover of $28,537 going in -- attracted over $271,000 in new wagers, sending that final pool total over the $300,000 mark....read on

Bigtown Hero Game In Pocono Feature

May 22, 2016:

Bigtown Hero is the co-fastest pacer of 2016, and he proved why with a gutsy effort in the Saturday night feature at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

All Bets Off Rallies From Last To First

May 14, 2016:

If there is a “formula” for success at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, it does not read: “Be last at the quarter, last at the half, and last at the three-quarters.” But nobody showed this “non-formula” to All Bets Off....read on

Napolitanos Divvy Up The Spoils

April 23, 2016:

If you were a driver at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday night and you didn’t have the last name of Napolitano, it was an uphill battle to say the least....read on

Napolitano Among Pocono Stars

April 2, 2016:

The venerable Saint William A shared the spotlight with the Down Under import Benjaminbanneker N Saturday night at The Downs at Pocono Downs by winning the richest and fastest race of the night, respectively. Meanwhile, George Napolitano Jr. wound up with six driving victories on the card....read on

Napolitano Brothers Win 10 Races

March 26, 2016:

The Classic Photo gelded trotter Zooming became the first two-time winner of the nascent 2016 meeting at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday, making two early moves in the $15,500 trotting feature and then storming off to a five and three-quarter length victory in 1:53.1....read on

Arthur Blue Chip Delivers In Open

January 24, 2016:

Pompano Park's main event on Sunday, Jan. 24 -- the $13,000 Open Pace -- went to the favoured Arthur Blue Chip, driven by Hall of Famer Wally Hennessey for O'Brien Award of Horsemanship candidate Dr. Ian Moore....read on

Napolitano Dominates Closing Night

November 21, 2015:

George Napolitano Jr., the winningest driver in North America in 2015, put an exclamation point on his superlative season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs by winning seven races on the closing night's 13-race card....read on

Tripped Out Winners In Pocono Features

November 7, 2015:

In the $24,000 co-featured events at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Saturday night, both winners used "pocket rocket" tactics to emerge with victories - Extracurricular on the trot and Arthur Blue Chip on the pace....read on

'Mailman' Napolitano Delivers Six Wins

October 28, 2015:

"Neither...rain nor...gloom of night stays this courier from the swift completion of his appointed rounds." -- Modification of unofficial motto of the U. S. Postal Service; actually a translation from Greek from the writings of Herodotus (c. 500 B.C.)....read on


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