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Northville Downs

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too bad this place is on way out

too bad this place has seen better days, a long time ago. Horse racing is not appreciated any... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
766stever
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Milford, Michigan
An End of a Great Era

Northville Downs is a great place. But I heard the last time I was there they may be closing in... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
LynneM1523
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Plymouth, Michigan
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301 S Center St, Northville, MI 48167-1598
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

too bad this place has seen better days, a long time ago. Horse racing is not appreciated any more, and this place shows it. I remember when this, DRC, Hazel Park were all high quality places, that actually had elegant elements. Those are all long...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 766stever
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Northville Downs is a great place. But I heard the last time I was there they may be closing in November. No plans have been made for a new place for horse racing in Michigan. I went on friday which was dollar night. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank LynneM1523
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This place doesn't get a lot of bad reviews but actually folks it's not a bad place. Yes it is dated but they do have people walking around cleaning it up and it still holds that electrifying moment as your horse crosses that line. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ljlavic
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This was the most low class experience that I have had. At least two of the white female Clerks aka hilly billies had the audacity to show their racial up bringing from the back woods. Glad when MI opens up sports betting especially at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank M J J
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This was our first time at horse racing so I really don't have much to compare to, but the staff seemed under trained. As people who have never been to a horse race we struggled getting help on how to place bets. Also it seems...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank BrittneyLikeSpears
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Exciting racing. Close up. Place your bets and hope for the best. Good deals on food and drinks for certain promotions. You just have to watch for them.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here to do something different on a Saturday night . Different it was , nonetheless very fun. The place is dirty very dirty . We did not eat we had a cocktail that was terribly flat. We bet on 7...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank vinnietroll
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is not one of Northville's finer destinations. It's old and rundown but it's fun. It's one of those places you need to go once. Only once.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Serene X
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on Friday for the first time in a long time , Mason made sure we never had empty beers. I like the fact that the GM Makes time to greet people even though he's running all over helping out other staff. Looking forward to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank David T
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

In my life, I have NEVER been to such a dirty, poorly managed, bush-league dump in my life. I was there on Derby day and they had TO waitresses on duty. Mine was so incapable I as not sure she was actually awake. I acted...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank JanMan1965
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Mike Z
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All ages are welcome. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The City of Northville change the ordinance last year to remove the age restrictions. We race through Oct 8th this year. Hope... More
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