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Passing Of Robert Dyksterhouse Jr.

Robert Max Dyksterhouse, Jr. passed away Thursday, April 1st, 2021 at the age of 77. He was born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI to Sylvia and Robert Dyksterhouse. A graduate of Michigan State University, he spent 50 plus years Read More …

MI Sired Yearlings

The attached list was provided by the USTA and shows, as of April 8th, the MI Sired Yearlings. Sire Stakes Yearling Nomination forms and payments are due on June 30th, 2021. Nominating forms can be found at mhha.com/horsemen . NOTE: These Read More …

Updated Live Racing Dates

Due to the covid-19 restrictions on Northville Downs and the large crowds expected for the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, we will be moving live racing on those weekends from Friday and Saturday to Thursday and Friday. Northville will draw Monday Read More …

Passing of Barbara Keesler

On Tuesday, March 30th, 2021, Barbara went to be with her Lord.  She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Keesler and daughter Jennifer Keesler, in addition to her parents Mahlon and Alice (Kleckler) Pearce and sister Helen (Ivan) Read More …

Trio of Open events to headline Northville opening weekend

Trio of Open events to headline Northville opening weekend from Northville Downs and the Michigan Harness Horsemen’s AssociationNORTHVILLE, Mich. — A trio of Open events will serve as the marquee races during the opening weekend of the 2021 spring meeting Read More …

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