WILKES-BARRE PA – Due to swings in weather conditions in the last few days that have potentially impacted the safety of the racing surface, The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is cancelling its scheduled racing card for Saturday afternoon, February 26.
The second round of the Game Of Claims Series, for horses base-valued this week at $17,500 and $27,500, will be held next Saturday, March 5, and those horses must again be declared in for the draw for those races by Monday morning. The third prelim leg and the final will also be pushed back a week.
Racing will resume on Sunday, February 27 with a 5 p.m. card. Next racing week, March 5th through 7th, Pocono expands its schedule to three days a week, with racing Saturday at 1:30 p.m., Sunday at 5 p.m., and then adding Monday racing at 1:30 p.m.