2016 Back to School FINALS for MI Sired, Bred or Owned at Northville Downs

Entries for September 2, 2016 Finals at Northville –

Enter 8:00am – 9:00am August 30, 2016 Entries Call — 248-349-1000

 

 

CONDITION                                        FINAL                                   PURSES                                

 

Trot NW $1,500 L4, or                    9/2                                         $4,000

$300 PS in 2016

 

Pace NW $1,500 L4, or                   9/3                                         $4,000

$300 PS in 2016

 

Trot NW $1750 L4, or                     9/9                                         $5,000

$400 PS in 2016

AE:NW 3PM or $35,000 life.

 

Pace NW $1,750 L4, or                   9/10                                       $5,000

$400 PS in 2016

AE:NW 3PM or $35,000 life.

 

Trot NW $2,400 L4, or                    9/16                                       $6,000

$600 PS in 2016

AE:NW 4PM or $50,000 life

 

Pace NW $2,400 L4, or                   9/17                                       $6,000

$600 PS in 2016

AE:NW 4PM or $50,000 life

 

Trot WO $2,500 L4 or                     9/23                                       $8,000

NW $1,000 PS in 2016

 

Pace WO $2,500 L4 or                    9/24                                       $8,000

NW $1,000 PS in 2016

 

Total Purses                                                                                        $46,000

 

 

 

2016 Back to School Finals for MI Sired, Bred or Owned at Northville Downs

Conditions

 

 

  1. Eligibility: USTA registered horses that are Michigan Sired , Michigan Bred or Michigan owned. Those qualifying as Michigan owned only must have been Michigan owned as of July 1, 2016 to be eligible to these races.
  2. All finals will be contested at Northville Downs on the dates indicated. There will be no more than two trailers in any final. Regular starting fees apply to the Finals.
  3. If fewer than 8 horses enter to any race, ND/ MHHA reserves the right to reconfigure or cancel that Final. Any changes to the series must be approved by ND/MHHA.
  4. All participating owners and trainers must be members of the Michigan Harness Horsemen’s Association at the time of entry or pay a $50 insurance, processing and administrative fee. The one-time $50 insurance, processing and administrative fee covers the entire series.
  5. All declarations for Finals events will be taken by the Northville Downs race office in accordance with Northville Downs’ entry schedule and requirements as designated on the Northville Downs condition sheet. All horses must have a good charted line within 45 days of the event and meet the qualifying standards of Northville Downs and the stewards before being drawn in to race. Events may be raced off the live card at the discretion of Northville Downs.
  1. All 2016 Michigan Finals events will be raced in one heat and at a distance of one mile. If more than 9 declare to start in any Final, Northville Downs will draw the 9 participants by random draw or may adopt any of the methods of dividing the race participants allowed in the current rules and regulations. Fillies may draw inside at the discretion of the race secretary.
  2. The Michigan Finals is dependent on funding from the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development. If events are cancelled, or purses are reduced, because the Department of Agriculture & Rural Development is unable to provide the anticipated funding for Final events, neither Northville Downs nor the MHHA shall not be held responsible.
  3. All horses must have proof of a negative Coggins test within the calendar year and posted on eligibilities. Pari-mutuel race tracks require a negative EHV test within six months of the event and other vaccinations may be required.
  4. All participants are required to know and abide by the rules of the United States Trotting Association and the Michigan Gaming Control Board. A declaration to the 2016 Michigan Finals is an agreement to the above terms and conditions. Rules of Northville Downs, the Michigan Gaming Control Board, and the United States Trotting Association shall govern unless otherwise specified in these conditions.

 

Participants will enter to race at ND under the current ND draw schedule. The starting fee will also be the same as the current rate of 1.00%.