Friday 21 June 2024
Gather your group and experience a night like no other
Enjoy a Christmas themed dinner while watching exhilarating harness racing action
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Field of horses racing on track with people watching in the foreground
30 May 2024

Race Meeting – Thursday 30 May

Start time: 4:52pm
Club: NZMTC
Venue: Addington Raceway

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31 May 2024

Super Rugby CRU v MOA Pre-Match at Spectators

Start time: 5:00pm
Venue: Spectators Bar and Bistro

Field of horses racing on track with people watching in the foreground
7 June 2024

Race Meeting – Friday 7 June

Start time: 5:00pm
Club: NZMTC
Venue: Addington Raceway

Field of horses racing on track with people watching in the foreground
9 June 2024

Race Meeting – Sunday 9 June

Start time: 12:30pm
Club: NZMTC
Venue: Addington Raceway

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14 June 2024

Trackside Dining Race Meeting – Friday 14 June

Start time: 5:00pm
Club: NZMTC
Venue: Addington Raceway

Field of horses racing on track with people watching in the foreground
16 June 2024

Race Meeting – Sunday 16 June

Start time: 12:30pm
Club: NZMTC
Venue: Addington Raceway

Addington Raceway

Who we are

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 for both racing and events. 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 Trotting Club Inc. (NZMTC) and since then land area has grown to what is now 65 acres (26.44 hectares) owned by the Club.

News
31 August, 2023

Prepare for an unparalleled experience at the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day – a day of celebration, excitement, and innovation. As we mark the 120th running of the New Zealand Trotting Cup, we’re thrilled to unveil a complete reimagining of the event, all set…

20 September, 2022

IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day racegoers are used to seeing champions, but they are in for a great bonus this November when some of the most iconic horses in New Zealand history headline a special parade.

25 August, 2022

Those lucky enough to secure tickets for IRT New Zealand Cup Day at Addington will have a hot new party destination to choose from. Canterbury’s biggest race day on November 8 is less than three months away and general admission tickets go on sale on…

18 August, 2022

The return of the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup to its former glory has the people behind New Zealand’s greatest race buzzing. But people are warned to secure their tickets early as Addington Raceway CEO, Brian Thompson anticipates that over 20,000 people could flood into…