Gaming Control Board authorizes Northville Downs to cancel live horse racing March 3

Contact: Mary Kay Bean 313-456-1344


Detroit, March 2, 2018 Northville Downs will cancel live horse racing on Saturday, March 3, under an order approved March 1 by Michigan Gaming Control Board Executive Director Richard Kalm.
 

Due to lack of horse supply, track management asked the MGCB executive director to approve its request to cancel racing. The request was supported by the Michigan Harness Horsemen’s Association.

 

The MGCB executive director will allow simulcast wagering at the track on March 3.

 

Northville Downs opens for the 2018 live racing meeting on Friday, March 2.

 

"The Michigan Gaming Control Board shall ensure the conduct of fair and honest gaming to protect the interests of the citizens of the State of Michigan."