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Pinnacle Race Course

Horse Race Track

Pinnacle Race Course

Location Huron Township, Michigan, United States
Owned by Jerry Campbell
Year opened 2008
Race type Thoroughbred
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Principal Races – Pinnacle Race Course

Michigan Derby

Pinnacle Race Course is a thoroughbred horse racing track located in Huron Township, Michigan, southwest of Detroit off of Interstate 275. The track is just south of the Detroit Metro Airport.

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History and information

The track opened on July 18, 2008. The track was rushed into operation in the summer of 2008 to replace Muskegon's Great Lakes Downs on the Michigan racing schedule. Magna Entertainment Corporation closed Great Lakes Downs in November 2007 after years of financial losses.

Physical attributes

The track has a one-mile dirt oval, with plans to build a 7/8-mile turf course by 2010.

The track opened with a 1,000-seat temporary grandstand, with a 4,000-seat permanent grandstand expected to be complete by 2010.

Racing

The inaugural season of thoroughbred racing started July 18, 2008, ending November 2, 2008. The long-term plans call for racing annually from March through November, with the Michigan Derby for three-year-olds running in April, as a prep race for the Kentucky Derby.

2010 Live racing schedule will be every Saturday and Sunday with a 2:30 post-time on Saturdays and a 3:30 post-time on Sundays startng June 5th.

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