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Grey Ghosts at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

the Grey Ghost and Poltergeist Pace at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs! This Wednesday, October 30
They thunder down the stretch, a sea of grey and white…a ghostly
apparition of horses! It’s time again for the Grey Ghost and
Poltergeist Pace at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs! The
renowned record-breaking track will play host to all grey** or roan
horses on Wednesday, October 30 th , otherwise known as “Mischief

Rick Kane, Pocono’s Director of Racing, will be accepting entries for
the race through the racing office number at 570-831-2228 this
Friday, October 25. Anyone interested should contact the race
office earlier. Horsemen may also check for updates through the
text message service. Those not opted in may text “Pocono” to
84700 to sign up.

Last year, Lilywhites, driven by Michael Kimelman, slipped through
in the stretch to win by a length over Philanthropist. Morning Line
favorite Panagler was third, followed by Gotta Love Him. Lilywhites
was honored in the specially decorated Winner’s Circle by children
in Halloween costume. Terry Scott, Pocono’s Outrider, led the Post
Parade dressed as the Headless Horseman. This year, while Terry
recuperates from recent injuries, his brother Gary will take his place
leading the ghostly greys down the stretch.

**According to the U.S. Trotting Association, the governing body of
harness racing, less than five percent of all harness horses are grey
in color. The most famous was the former world champion trotter
and Hambletonian winner, Greyhound.

Entries for the race include morning line favorite Gotta Love Him,
trained by Cindy Weitoish and driven by Matt Kakaley, at odds of 3-
1; last year’s Grey Ghost winner Lilywhites, ready to defend her
win, and driven by Mike Kimelman for trainer Sara Kimelman, at
odds of 7-2 as the second favorite; Next at odds of 4-1 is the Joe
Pavia Jr.-trained Express Jet, coming off a second place finish at
Pocono on October 24 th and driven by Ron Pierce. Also entered are
Saratoga shipper Six Gun, trained by Brad Irvine and driven by Joe
Bongiorno at 9-2; the Robert Lounsbury-trained Working Stiffs at
10-1, who finished in the money in her last four starts at Monticello
Raceway; Artic Byrd, shipping in from Yonkers, and trained and
driven by Truman Gale, at odds of 12-1; odds of 5-1 on McThird
Dimension, trained by Blake Macintosh and driven by Simon Allard;
and Hillcrest Bigdaddy, driven by Aaron Byron and trained by
Scott Osterhout at 8-1. The race is the third on the card with
approximate Post Time of 7:06 p.m.
Children of Pocono horsemen will be on hand to present the winning
trophy in a specially decorated Winner’s Circle. This year, while
Outrider Terry Scott recuperates from recent injuries, his brother
Gary will take his place as the Headless Horseman, leading the
ghostly greys down the stretch.

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