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Simons Notches 4,000th Career Win

October 22, 2018:

Pompano Park kicked off its 2018-2019 season on Sunday night (Oct. 21) with driver Mike Simons earning his 4,000th career win and Lucan Hanover eking out a photo-finish win in the feature....read on

Simons Sweeps Six, Takes Tioga Feature

September 9, 2018:

Mike Simons drove six winners on the night including the $13,000 featured pace ($13,000) with Stormont Czar A at Tioga Downs on Saturday, Sept. 8....read on

Records Galore For Winning Shadow

August 29, 2018:

The New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) three-year-old colt and gelding trotters visited Batavia Downs on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 28) and ended up making a big impression on the track’s record book....read on

'Sir Ziggy' Sweeps To Sixth Straight

June 17, 2018:

Sir Ziggys Z Tam ($4.70) captured Tioga Downs' $12,000 Open Pace on Sunday (June 17)....read on

Oneida Blue Chip Takes Philly Feature

June 13, 2018:

The term 'trainer-driver' is becoming a rare species in 2018 harness racing; even rarer still is 'owner-trainer-driver.' Mike Simons occupies all three titles behind the American Ideal mare Oneida Blue Chip, winner of the $17,000 feature for distaffers Wednesday afternoon (June 13) at Harrah’s Philadelphia....read on

Golden Son Wins Tioga Open

May 13, 2018:

Golden Son won the $12,000 Open Trot at Tioga Downs on Saturday, May 12....read on

Simons Near-Sweeps Weiss Prelim

April 3, 2018:

Driver Mike Simons guided two of the three divisional winners in the $15,000 first prelim of the Bobby Weiss Series for trotting mares Tuesday, April 3 over a ‘sloppy’ surface at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono....read on

Open To 'Kardia'; Five For Simons

July 23, 2017:

Andreios Kardia and driver Aaron Byron won an action-packed Tioga Downs Open Handicap Pace on Sunday afternoon (July 23) while leading driver Mike Simons was a five-time winner on the program....read on

Shes All In Repeats, Simons Wins Five

March 28, 2017:

Shes All In, driven by Rick Plano, scored a repeat victory in Pompano Park’s $8,500 Open Handicap Trot for mares on Tuesday night (March 28), stopping the clock in 1:55.4....read on

Simons Wins Half Of Tioga Card

June 25, 2016:

Fresh off a 15-1 upset in a $55,503 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes event at Pocono, Hititoutofthepark ($8.30) rose to chase down older company in Saturday (June 25) evening's $11,000 Open 1 Trot at Tioga Downs....read on

Marohn Wins Six Races On Closing Night

September 13, 2015:

While steady rain in the Southern Tier made for sloppy going by the end of Saturday (September 12) evening's 10-race card, the spirits of those backing Jim Marohn Jr. were anything but dampened by his six-win performance on the Closing Night program at Tioga Downs....read on

Bourbon Bay Lowers Tioga Record

May 3, 2015:

Enjoying a solid form spree in early-year stakes events on the Woodbine Entertainment Group circuit, Bourbon Bay ($7.30) shipped south to Tioga Downs as one of six entrants in the Opening Day (May 2) feature, leaving the other five in his wake en route to a 1:52.1 score in the $14,000 Open Trot....read on

Simons Hits 3,000th Win Milestone

August 15, 2013:

Reinsman Mike Simons picked up his 3,000th career driving victory at Pocono Downs on Wednesday, August 14....read on

'Lindy' Returns For Another Open Win

May 18, 2013:

Spice It Up Lindy took a week vacation after his last Open Trot victory, but returned on Saturday night at Tioga Downs and repeated in the $16,000 Open....read on

Pocono Drivers Escape Serious Injury

September 2, 2009:

The Pocono Downs publicity department has provided an update on the drivers which were involved in a multi-horse accident during the last race on the 16-dash Tuesday, September 1 card at the Northeastern, Pennsyl...read on


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