fair 2Welcome to the Michigan Harness Horsemen’s Association website.  Our organization has been active since 1947 and strives to serve and support the Standardbred horse owners, breeders, trainers and drivers of Michigan.



DRAFT FAIRBOOK 2020

MHHA Members, Linked, please find the DRAFT FAIRBOOK  for 2020. This document includes the dates and locations for the summer fair races but does not yet include any dates for races at Northville Downs (which are still being scheduled). You will notice Read More …

Qualifiers at Northville Downs July 2

In an attempt to maximize social distancing, there will be an extended break between races 9 and 10.   Race 10 will start at 2:00pm. Trainers who have horses only in races 10-18 are not permitted on the grounds until Read More …

Licensing Information

Horsemen, We’ve had several calls and emails about the licensure process. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we are urging all of our horsemen to complete all licensing related items by either email, fax, or mail. Those details are below. Additionally, Read More …

Michigan Grants Provisional License to first ADW Provider

Members, We have more good news to announce. Today, the MGCB issued an Order allowing ADW – 06-25-2020  through 3rd party facilitators licensed by the state. The MHHA and Northville Downs currently have signed contracts with TVG and TwinSpires. As of this afternoon, TVG has Read More …

Gov. Whitmer and MGCB Grant Permission for Qualifiers

Horsemen, The following Order  was issued this morning from the Michigan Gaming Control Board. It allows Northville Downs to conduct qualifiers at their facility in accordance with the Horse Racing Law of 1995, MCL 431.301 to MCL 431.336, the administrative rules, and Read More …

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