‘Sun Stakes Saturday’ Updates

Published: June 20, 2017 01:13 pm EDT

Officials with The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono have released the driver changes and morning line odds for this coming weekend’s ‘Sun Stakes Saturday’ eliminations. Additionally, the track has announced that a legendary college basketball coach will be mingling with fans on finals night (Saturday, July 1).

The fields for Saturday’s eliminations, which included final driver changes and morning line odds, can be accessed by clicking here.

On Saturday, July 1, Sun Stakes Saturday, the day will begin with a special meet and greet with former college basketball coach Bobby Knight in the racing lobby from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. It will be a wristband-only event, with wristbands being distributed at 1:00 p.m. Only authorized photos will be signed, and will be available at the signing. A professional photographer will be on hand to capture photos, which will be displayed on the casino Facebook page after the event.

Former U.S. college basketball head coach Bobby Knight

Also on July 1, the first 300 fans will receive a souvenir laptop bag sponsored by the Standardbred Breeders Association of Pennsylvania and Pocono. Coupon is required and in the live racing program, available starting at 5:30 p.m. Redemption is between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. in the lower grandstand bar. The promotion is one per fan, while supplies last with their racing rewards card.

Post Time for both nights is 6:30 p.m., with plenty of seating on the apron and patio, as well as free parking and free admission.

(With files from The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono)

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