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Overnight Conditions

The Overnight Conditions have been set for the first two days of summer racing. Croswell will host overnight races on July 6th and Charlotte will host overnight races on July 7th. Both locations will feature the following conditions for both Read More …

Register for the 2021 MHHA Annual Banquet

Register now for the MHHA Annual Banquet Sunday, June 27th from 4 pm to 9 pm at the Crystal Gardens Banquet Center located at 5768 East Grand River Road, Howell, MI 48843 Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact Read More …

Northville Downs Mini-Series

2021 Mini-Series for MI Sired,  Bred or Owned at  Northville Downs CONDITION                                              LEGS                         FINAL                                         PURSES, Legs, Final            Total Purse                      Trot Open                                                   6/11, 6/18            6/25                                           $12,000/$24,000             $48,000 Pace F&M Open                   6/11, 6/18            6/25                                           $12,000/$24,000             $48,000 Pace Open                                                  6/12, 6/19            6/26                                           $12,000/$24,000             $48,000 Trot NW $2,750 L4, or                      6/11, 6/18            6/25                                           $8,200/$16,400                                  $32,800 $500 PS in 2021 W 6  starts (AE: NW 4 Ext P/M races of $30,000 life.) Pace NW $2,750 L5, or                     6/12, 6/19            6/26                                           $8,200/$16,400                                  $32,800 $500 Read More …

USTA Microchipping Technology – Rule

By 2022, all horses that are racing in the US will need to be microchipped. All USTA member tracks, including county fairs, will identify horses with a microchip. All horses that have been previously freeze branded and that plan on Read More …

MHHA positions on pending legislation

Michigan’s horse racing industry is an important component of Michigan’s agricultural economy. It has a strong history in this state and involves many people and professions. The Michigan Harness Horsemen’s Association strongly encourages and supports any legislation or department directive Read More …

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