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The first race meeting at Addington was held on Monday 6 November 1899.  The racecourse was then approximately 36 acres and was leased from the Charitable Aid Board.  It wasn’t until 1980 that the lease was purchased by the New Zealand Metropolitan Tro...

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PHYSICAL ADDRESS Addington Raceway & Events Centre Offices 75 Jack Hinton Drive Addington Christchurch 8024 New Zealand   POSTAL ADDRESS Addington Raceway & Events Centre PO Box 9036 Tower Junction Christchurch 8149 New Zealand   EMAIL...

Business Partners

  Would you like to increase your financial return for your Business? You can by making sponsorship at Addington an integral part of your marketing plan. Addington Business Partners have sponsored at Addington for a number of years.  ...

Available For Rent

Commercial Property Looking for flexible short or long term office space?  We have 2 and 4 star office space from 100 to 700m2 for rent at reasonable rates with unlimited free parking (t&c's apply) . We also offer: Shared space available ...

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Financial Statements

2017 financial statement Download PDF 2016 Financial Statement  Download PDF 2015 Financial Statement Download PDF 2014 Financial Statement Download PDF 2013 Financial Statement Download ...

Annual Reports

2017 Annual Report Download PDF 2016 Annual Report Download PDF 2015 Annual Report Download PDF 2014 Annual Report Download PDF 2013 Annual Report Download PDF 2012 Annual...

Charities & Community Involvement

It is important to Addington that we reach out to our local community involving ourselves and supporting many charitable and not for profit organisations. Our support by way of sponsorship or donations plays a vital part to many community organisations ensuring t...

Employment Opportunities

CURRENT POSITIONS AVAILABLE On Course Totalisator Staff (casual) Racing Operations Cadet Please note: applications for this position will only be accepted using the "apply for this job" option in Seek. To view and apply for this position in...

Image Gallery

All images remain the property of Addington.  If you want permission to use and/or require a high resolution version of any of the images shown on this website please contact Darlene.

Location Map

Please note:   To access the Metropolitan Stand and Twiggers turn onto Jack Hinton Drive at the round about with Twiggers Street and Boundary Road and make a right hand turn and come past the front of the Arena.  Car parking is available in front of...

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Order Received

Thanks - your tickets have been purchased. When you come to the event you will need your order number (see below) and some form of Identification. (Drivers Licence - Passport) Your order number can be seen below - this has also been sent to your email...

Addington Cup Week

Thank you to all who made the 2017 Christchurch casino NZ trotting cup day #thebestdayofourlives Check out all the photo's from 2017 christchurch casino nz trotting cup day here   Where will you be on Christchurch Casino NEW...

Hospitality

The information below is correct for Addington Cup Week in 2017.  This information will be updated throughout 2018 once details are confirmed. There’s nothing quite like springtime in the garden city of Christchurch when Cup Week takes place at...

Tickets

The information below is correct for Addington Cup Week in 2017.  This information will be updated throughout 2018 once details are confirmed. Christchurch Casino NEW ZEALAND TROTTING CUP DAY TUESDAY, 14 nOVEMBER 2017 The very best h...

Reserved Seating

The information below is correct for Addington Cup Week in 2017.  This information will be updated throughout 2018 once details are confirmed. Located next to the Metropolitan Stand on the home straight is our Reserved Seating, positioned in ...

TAB Trackside Retreat

The information below is correct for Addington Cup Week in 2017.  This information will be updated throughout 2018 once details are confirmed.       Trackside Retreat For the ultimate betting experience with friends o...

NZ Cup Day Fashion & Style

The information below is correct for Addington Cup Week in 2017.  This information will be updated throughout 2018 once details are confirmed.   C up Day is an institution on the Canterbury social calendar and the party's on this ...

NZ Cup Day FAQ's

The information below is correct for Addington Cup Week in 2017.  This information will be updated throughout 2018 once details are confirmed. CHANGES Are there any major changes for 2017? There are no major changes for 2017. We have made ...

Show Day Races

The information below is correct for Addington Cup Week in 2017.  This information will be updated throughout 2018 once details are confirmed. Show Day Races at Addington on Friday 17 November 2017 is the ultimate harness racing day out! If ...

Show Day Races FAQ's

The information below is correct for Addington Cup Week in 2017.  This information will be updated throughout 2018 once details are confirmed. TICKETING How do I purchase tickets before Show Day Races at Addington? Please visit our Tickets ...

Records

Most wins: 3 - Terror To Love (2011, 2012, 2013) 3 - False Step (1958, 1959, 1960) 3 - Indianapolis (1934, 1935, 1936)   Most wins by a driver : 7 - Ricky May (1989, 1997, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013) 6 ...

Media Accreditation

ONLINE Applications for 2018 Media Accreditation  FOR Addington Cup Week WILL OPEN IN SEPTEMBER If you wish to go onto our database to be contacted regarding the 2018 Addington Cup Week please email darlenel@addington.co.nz . Please note: ...

About Membership

Membership of the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) is a Harness Racing Club entrenched in history and hosts some of New Zealand’s most prestigious races. The club races approximately 40 times in ...

Join & Pay Online

The online membership applications will not be available from Tuesday 7 November through until Monday 20 November, due to being unable to guarantee delivery prior to Addington Cup Week.

NZMTC Rules

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Members' Corner

Welcome   Race Meeting Details next race meeting: Timaru Harness Racing Club Race Meeting Thursday 26 April 2018 First Race: 5.26pm next nzmtc  race meeting: Friday 4 May 2018 First Race: 5.30pm Notes for this rac...

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New Winning Post and Sponsor  

Dexter Dunn Bobbleheads

To celebrate the phenomenal achievement of Dexter being the youngest driver to date to reach 2000 wins, a Dexter Dunn Bobblehead aka Mini Dex, has been created. Dexter’s Bobbleheads are only $20. All profits will be donated to the Cancer Society N...

Promotions, Incentives & Conditions

  PROMOTION / INCENTIVE CONDITIONS / INFORMATION SHEET NOMINATION FORM Met Multiplier VIEW PROGRESS TABLE DOWNLOAD CONDITIONS Met Breeders Bonus DOWNLOAD CONDITIONS NZMTC 2018 The Breeders...

Met Multiplier Progress Table

Displayed is a progress table of horses in descending order showing the number of starts at NZMTC meetings in a 12 month rolling period. Horse Name Race Count Need A Win Joey Maguire 20 Yes Russian Express 15 Yes ...

StrideMASTER

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measure a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER - Interactive Graphs

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measure a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER - Standard Reports

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measure a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 20th April 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 13th April 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 6th April 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Saturday, 31st March 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 23rd March 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 16th March 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Sunday, 4th March 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 2nd March 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 23rd February 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 16th February 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 2nd February 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 26th January 2018

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 22nd December 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Saturday, 16th December 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Saturday, 9th December 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Thursday, 7th December 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 1st December 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 17th November 2017 (SHOW DAY)

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 14th November 2017 (CUP DAY)

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 3rd November 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 20th October 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Thursday, 12th October 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 6th October 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 29th September 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Saturday, 16th September 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 8th September 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 1st September 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Thursday, 24th August 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 18th August 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 4th August 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 28th July 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 21st July 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 14th July 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 7th July 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 30th June 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Sunday, 25th June 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 16th June 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 26th May 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 19th May 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 12th May 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 5th May 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Thursday, 27 April 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measure a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 21st April 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Saturday, 15th April 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 7th April 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

StrideMASTER Results Friday, 31 March 2017

StrideMASTER is a revolutionary tracking system developed to measures a horse’s performance on raceday through GPS and precision sensor data. Recorded continuously, StrideMASTER combines timing, positional data and physical performance measures for e...

Race Calendar

NZMTC Race Meeting Dates for 2017 - 2018 Season Please see below to download this season's brochure. Gold = Cup & Show Day Red = Premier 2017 August 4 Friday 5.30pm 18 Friday 5.30pm 24 Thursday ...

Addington App

CAN NOW BE DOWNLOADED FROM YOUR APP STORE!   This app is your quick guide to the latest race meetings, race book, betting links and race dining options.  There are also links to our mobile website, allowing access to the most up to date i...

FastTrack Insurance

We are excited to have recently partnered with Fast Track insurance , an insurance initiative specifically designed to raise Harness Racing Stakes. We all buy insurances, and so we seek your support - as we do from all those involved in the industry...

Track & Venue

ADDINGTON TRACK PROFILE   Circumference: 1200m Length of Home Straight: 250m Radius of Turns: Home turn 114.6 m End home straight 90.7 m Start of back straight 78.6 m Track surface: Grit...

Betting Guide

Having a bet at the races can be a scary proposition if you haven't done it before! There are lots of different kinds of bets you can place, but we thought we would keep it nice and simple and just give you some of the basics! Types of Bets Win...

Stabling Area Awareness Course

Due to the high number who have already completed the course, courses are now scheduled on an as needed basis. If there is no course currently scheduled above and you have a child(ren) who need to complete the Stable Area Awareness Course p...

The Events Centre

Initially developed in the 1930's to host harness racing events, Addington has expanded its facilities over the decades and is today one of the city’s leading venues. Situated just minutes from the Christchurch CBD the size and scope of our facilities all...

The Events Centre

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Events

Thorough planning before an event is essential to ensure it runs smoothly and achieves your objectives.  Our professional Event Consultants can assist you in this process as much or as little as you require. We have extensive contacts within the industry ...

April, May & June Events

The footprint of Addington Raceway also includes Horncastle Arena & AMI Stadium and throughout the year there is lots happening: Addington Raceway & Events Centre April 2018 Harness Racing -  Friday 6 (5 Star), Friday 13, Fr...

Manly vs Warriors - Pre & Post Game Hospitality Packages

ADDINGTON RACEWAY PRE-GAME HOSPITALITY Enjoy some great pre and post game entertainment at Addington Raceway with a special guest speaker and lunch. Then get to watch the game from the best seats in the South stand.   EAGLES CLUB GOLD...

Trackside Dining with the Rt Hon Winston Peters

Enjoy the ultimate race event experience with guest speaker Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Racing, Rt Hon Winston Peters. This promises to be a fabulous night so make sure you secure your booking for this special event. $92 per person...

Mid-Winter Great Office Shout

Saturday 23 June or  Saturday 7 July The Starlets are more than just your standard "sing and stand" act. They are a show piece like you have never seen before.  So get your group together for a great night out and dance the night away! Evening i...

Unique Outdoor Spaces

Unique Outdoor Spaces with a GIANT led Screen Our unique outdoor spaces cater for groups up to 5,000 people. With the added bonus of our giant LED screen, measuring 8.7 x 4.7 metres, you can broadcast your WOW event without anyone missing...

Functions

Our facilities can cater for groups from 10 to 600 people, so it makes perfect sense to hold your next event at Addington. Whatever the event or occasion, our team will design a function to suit your needs and budget. Our six different venues can...

School Balls

We have a range of venues available so you can choose the perfect size for your guests, and whether it’s theming, entertainment, or lighting your Event Consultant has the expertise to make your evening one to remember. What you get: Exclusive use ...

FunRaiser

Looking for a way to raise money for your club, sporting group or school trip?  Addington's FunRaiser is a great night out and a simple and easy way to raise money. For every ticket you sell, you keep $10.00 of the ticket price for your fund raising. You w...

Weddings

Addington takes great pleasure in being part of your special day, and we are committed to making it every bit as wonderful as you would imagine – a joyful occasion to share with family and friends – a day to remember! With a range of venue opt...

Trackside Dining

Enjoy the ultimate race event experience with the best seats in the house overlooking the track. Perfect for entertaining clients, work functions, social club gatherings or just an excuse to catch up with friends and family. Indulge in a gourmet...

Venues

  TERROR TO LOVE LOUNGE Located on level three this room is used for seminars, business gatherings and mid-sized seated dinners. Capacities: 100 boardroom through to 350 cocktail Blossom Lady Lounge Located on level ...

Day Delegate Package

With one phone call the hassle of organising your conference, meeting or tradeshow can be taken care of. At Addington Events Centre we make it easy for you. Located minutes from the centre of Christchurch we have a number of rooms that can accommodate...

Race Day Dining

Addington offers a number of options for dining on race day. Enjoy a la carte dining in Christian Cullen on level one (public) and Silks on level two (members).  Menu selections change monthly. If you have a group why not book one of our Trackside Di...

Private Suite

Wanting a private function, yet still be closely involved with the racing action?  Then Silks Suite is the ideal venue for you. Located on level two of the Metropolitan Stand, Silks Suite lets you enjoy all the fun of the race track through the floor ...

A La Carte Dining

For an incredibly low $15 you can enjoy an a la carte meal in Christian Cullen (public) and Silks Lounge (members) on race nights*. The menu changes monthly and caters for everyone. Happy Hour runs from 5.30pm – 7.00pm every race meeting.  Enjoy $7...

Contact Events Centre

Online Enquiry Sections marked with an astrick must be completed     Yesterday was fantastic – you and your staff were absolutely awesome. I couldn’t fault you on anything!!! Thanks again for everything. Orion Hea...