Show Day Races

The Show Day Races on Friday 15 November 2019 are truly a great day out for everyone and a fantastic way to celebrate Canterbury’s Anniversary Day.

Bring the kids, a picnic* and you can sit back, relax and enjoy the wonderful days racing, along with live music on the Lindauer Lawn.  There will be a Kids Zone and there are No Public Holiday Surcharges!

* There is no BYO alcohol allowed

Feature races include the Woodlands NZ Free For All for the very best pacers and the Haras des Trotteurs Dominion Trot for the highest quality trotters.

GENERAL ADMISSION                 

2019 Ticket Prices:
In 2018 we will once again supported the Maia Health Foundation with a gold coin donation upon entry with all proceeds going to support their amazing cause.

Entry included access to all general public areas, including the Lindauer and Blanc de Blanc Lawns, and the Christian Cullen Lounge.  There was be live music on the Lindauer Lawn and our new Kids Zone on the Lindauer Lawn Rooftop.

Entry prices and entertainment for our 2019 event will be updated as details are confirmed.



If you are looking for somewhere to base yourself for the day then Spectators is the perfect spot.  Located on the ground floor of the Metropolitan Stand, Spectators opens directly out onto the Lindauer Lawn. Included in the price is a race guide and access to casual seating in Spectators, food & beverage and TAB facilities.

2019 Ticket Prices:
Online Adult (3 September until sold out) – TBC
Online Child (3 September until sold out) – TBC

If you really want to relax, enjoy the company of friends, family or work colleagues, then leave the organising to us. We have hospitality packages to suit everyone. To find out more visit our Hospitality page.

Whichever option you decide, Show Day Races at Addington is truly a great racing day out for everyone.

We look forward to you joining us at the home of harness racing.

Please Note:

  • Persons under the age of 18 years entering the course must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times
  • Children aged 14 years and under are free
  • Gates open at 10.30am
  • There is no BYO
  • All prices include GST
  • No public holiday surcharges apply