at MI Horse Expo

The Michigan Harness Horsemen’s Association (MHHA) in conjunction with the Michigan Horse Racing Advisory Committee will be hosting three racehorse ownership seminars on March 10 – 12 at the Michigan Horse Expo in East Lansing, Michigan. This will be the Michigan Horse Council’s 40th anniversary of the Expo, which attracts more than 20,000 horse enthusiasts from across the state of Michigan.

Michigan trainers will be on hand to speak about opportunities to get involved in Michigan’s program, different types of ownership and the cost associated with owning a racehorse.

The’s Anthony MacDonald will be speaking at Friday and Saturday’s session about fractional ownership. Four shares of The’s Michigan-sired filly Sunset Acres Girl will be available to participants interested in ownership after attending one of the seminars.

Since the inception of in 2015, MacDonald has been invited to speak at equine events throughout North America, Australia and New Zealand. With 900+ clients from 14 countries and more than 100 horses at any given time, is the largest harness racing stable in Canada and the fastest-growing fractional ownership stable in the world.

Sunday’s session will highlight the different types of Thoroughbred ownership options with a presentation by John Wentworth III.

The session schedule follows.

  • Friday, March 10 – 4 p.m. Seminar Room B
  • Saturday, March 11 – 1 p.m. Budd Auditorium
  • Sunday, March 12 – 1 p.m. Seminar Room A

For a full listing of Expo events, visit

Additional information about Standardbreds will be available at the MHHA booth 726 & 728 along with the opportunity to feel the excitement of driving in a race with the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association’s virtual reality racing experience. Silver Sunset and Five Towns, two retired racehorses with combined earnings of more than $800,000, will be on hand to greet visitors and showcase the breed during the Great Lakes Power hour Friday and Saturday.  

(With files from Michigan Harness Horsemen’s Association)