Fast forward to 2010 and some amazing things happened. The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono—a
And those two successes are a big reason why Breeders Crown will be headed back to Pocono for a third time in 2018.
However, it's that first Breeders Crown in 2010 that was most exciting. First, because the PHHA worked closely with the great staff at Pocono to make it arguably our most exciting day of racing up to that time. Second, because it helped put Pocono on the map internationally, following significant renovations and improvements, as a venue capable of hosting the best of the best in grand style. Third, because it would also mark the first live national broadcast of live harness racing from Pennsylvania in anyone's recent (and even not-so-recent) memories. In high definition, no less, which back in 2010 was still gaining traction.
Unfortunately, YouTube circa 2010 wasn't quite as advanced as it is now. But if you want to take an exciting look back at the entire live broadcast (split into 10 parts -- darn those YouTube upload limits) then check out the video above to get started.