Show Day Races 2020

Friday 13 November

Addington Cup Week Hospitality packages are on sale now, click here to book your spot!

Show Day Races is truly a great day out for everyone and is a fantastic way to celebrate Canterbury’s Anniversary Day. There will be no public surcharges, and entry will be by gold coin donation to Maia Health Foundation.

Be sure to pop along and celebrate elite racing at its best on one of NZ’s richest race days.  The NZ Kidz Kartz Final is definitely a crowd pleaser for all ages and make sure you bring the kids along to enjoy our epic FREE Hanmer Springs kids’ entertainment zone, home to many exciting activities for all ages including bouncy castles, mini golf, bumper cars, bungy, petting zoo, pony rides and more.

There are numerous public areas available with your gold coin entry including the Lindauer and Lanson Lawns, and the Christian Cullen Lounge where tasty Kiwi treats and refreshments will be available.


Casual seating in Spectators to watch all the racing action on TV’s or via the exclusive outdoor area to the Lindauer Lawn.

You’ll have the opportunity to order one of Spectators famous pizzas amongst other delicious treats, snacks and refreshments off the menu.

Adult – $35 per person + fees
Child under 14 years – Free (limited tickets)


  • Addington Raceway is an R18 event and children (under 18 years) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • All prices include GST but exclude fees (booking and credit card).
  • Addington Raceway is a fully licensed venue and no alcohol is able to be brought on course.


Make sure you download the TAB app prior to the day!

The TAB app is offering bonus bets to all new digital account customers.  Simply use the promo code SPRING and the TAB will match your first deposit, up to $100 in bonus bets.  Click here to create an account.

There will be limited tote operators on course, however, you can bet through the self-service terminal machines or the TAB app on your phone. There will be staff on course to assist you.

Click here to view Addington’s Terms & Conditions of Entry