Information from the MI Gaming Control Board

Licensing office hours at Northville Downs

February 19ththrough March 14th:

Monday 8:30am – 2:30pm

Tuesday 8:30am – 2:30pm

Wednesday 8:30am – 2:30pm

Thursday 8:30am – 2:30pm


March 19ththrough June 8th:

Tuesday 8:30am – 2:30pm

Wednesday 8:30am – 2:30pm

Friday 1:30pm – 8:30pm

Saturday 1:30pm – 8:30pm


New fee

Applicants not licensed in Michigan in 2018 may be charged a $10 fee for a routine criminal history check.



Trainers, please submit vaccination slips as soon as possible. Vaccination slips must be submitted to the MGCB veterinarian prior to entry. All horses must have proof of vaccination for EHV within the last 6 months.


Worker’s Compensation Insurance

The Occupational License Application has been updated to include a new question, be sure to use a current application form. Horse owners and trainers will be required to answer question #34 which reads:

Do you have a worker’s compensation insurance policy for your business? __Yes   __No

If yes, what name is the policy under?  _________________________________________________

If no, you must explain why: __________________________________________________________

If you are unsure how to answer, the Michigan Worker’s Compensation Agency may be reached at (517)284-8922 or