New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club
(fill out an application form)
The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club is the newest harness racing club in New Zealand. The club was formed on 01 December 1998 from the merger of the Canterbury Park, New Brighton and 'old' New Zealand Metropolitan clubs. The club races 42 times a season. Feature races include the Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup, NRM Sires Stakes, Woodlands NZ Free-for-all, Heller Smallgoods, Nevele-R New Zealand Oaks.
On the second Tuesday in November, Canterbury comes alive with the colour and thrill of Cup Day. Members of the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club enjoy exclusive use of the glassed in viewing area of Silks Lounge - plus access to the Christian Cullen Lounge. For an investment of $265, three people can enjoy membership benefits, not only on Cup Day, but also for Show Day and the whole of the harness racing season.
Christchurch Nightlife in the fast lane
There's nothing like the action at The Met, an experience like no other and an integral part of the Christchurch nightlife. With membership you'll enjoy the fast paced thrills, a truly social occasion, and the excitement and atmosphere of on-course betting. There's no wondering what to do on a race night!
Member Benefits Include:
The benefits of becoming a member of the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club include:
- Free car parking and entry of race nights.
- The exclusive use of a members lounge in the Metropolitan Stand on a race night with behind glass viewing of the track.
- Complimentary glass of beer, wine or juice at all NZ Metro Race Meeting excluding Cup Carnival and Interdominions.
- Participation in many members prize draws and promotions throughout the year.
- Reciprocal rights with the Auckland Trotting Club and Harness Racing Victoria.
Metro Member (under 35 years) $90 single or $120 (with additional Membership badge)
Full Member (35 years and over) $175 (includes two Membership badges)
Join the club
Year Round Racing year round excitement. By becoming a Member of the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club you'll enjoy a wide range of exclusive functions, events and incentives.
You'll welcome such benefits as complimentary admission to Cup Day and Show Day and free parking adjacent to the racecourse complex. You'll have priority positions for race viewing either inside behind the glass on Silks Level or directly opposite the winning post outside the Christian Cullen Lounge. With the popularity of Cup and Show Days, these advantages are especially valuable.
Joining is simple, fill out an application form and become part of the action at The Met.