Show Day Races

Show Day at Addington on Friday 16 November 2018 is truly a great day out for everyone and a fantastic way to celebrate Canterbury’s Anniversary Day.

Show Day at Addington is 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 new children’s entertainment zone with activities for all ages 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                 

2018 Ticket Prices:
Gold Coin Donation for Charity!
This year we will once again be supporting the Maia Health Foundation and we kindly ask for a gold coin donation upon entry with all proceeds going to support their amazing cause.

Entry includes access to all general public areas, including the Lindauer and Blanc de Blanc Lawns, Twiggers and the Christian Cullen Lounge.  There will be live music on the Lindauer Lawn and our new children’s entertainment zone.


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.

2018 Ticket Prices:
Online Adult (3 September until sold out) – $25 per person
Online Child (3 September until  sold out) – Free (limited tickets)

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