Larry Stalbaum collects 4,000th Win at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

WILKES-BARRE, PA — Larry Stalbuam won the 4,000th win of his harness racing career Monday, June 14th at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

It came in Race 4 with Mountain Air, a horse trained by his partner Kimberly Asher.

The 46-year-old Stalbaum left quickly and got the 11-1 longshot to the front right from the start of the race and wired the field in 1:53 in a $10,000 claiming pace.

“I’m happy,” said Stalbaum in the winner’s circle with his four young children and Asher. “I did it with lots of tired horses.”

Stalbaum, a resident of Goshen, N.Y., began his driving career in 1986 and now has won more than $19 million purses with those 4,000 victories. His most wins in a single season came in 2004 when he was in the winner’s circle 421 times with his best Universal Driving Rating of .342 and 1,949 starts. The best money year occurred in 2008 when he compiled more than $3.4 million in purses with 216 wins.

About Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is currently home to 55,000 square feet of gaming space including 2,500 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing eight months out of the year. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888. WIN IN PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting mohegansunpocono.com.

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