WILKES-BARRE PA – An extra card has been added to the February racing schedule at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The trotters and pacers will be racing over the 5/8-mile oval on Monday, February 22, with first post time 12:30 p.m.
This card will be drawn on Wednesday, February 17, with the box closing at the usual 9 a.m. A condition sheet for this day’s races will be available shortly.
Pocono will open its 2021 season this weekend, with a Saturday card at 12:30 p.m. and a Sunday program starting at 5 p.m.
FINISHING LINES – The 10-year-old Somewhere Fancy posted the fastest qualifying time on a “24-2” weather day for Pocono qualifiers Thursday, going wire-to-wire and holding off the big late move (56.2-27.4) of Clouseau Hanover in 1:56.3 by a half length. … Trainer/driver Chris Carrubba Jr. made his first-ever appearance at Pocono a winning one, taking a qualifier with Pet Sur-roc on the engine in 1:57.1.