Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day

A big congratulations to Christchurch Casino, our naming rights sponsor and principal partner, on celebrating their 25th anniversary in November!  Please join Christchurch Casino and Addington Raceway as together we offer an exceptional range of places to toast their anniversary and enjoy Australasia’s biggest harness racing day.

AWOP (Another Way Of Paying) will be in operation for all General Admission, Lindauer Lawn and Reserved Seating tickets.  Click here for details on how AWOP works.

We invite you to peruse the following options below and for you to choose an area that ensures you will experience an event like no other.



You will be right in the heart of the action to view all races on the trackside grassed area or via big screens.  Venture into The Edge Public Village to have an epic experience in The Edge Activation Garden.  Thanks to The Edge, there will also be a phone charging station to keep you up to date with your social media and betting.

The cutting-edge fashion heats and semi-finals of The Crossing Fashion Starts Here Best Dressed Competition are now open and will be held in The Edge Public Village.  If you wish to become fashion royalty of the year and to be in to win thousands of dollars in prizes, make sure you enter this elite event.  To enter online, please visit our Fashion & Style page.

You will be at crossroads of what to do between races!  Make sure you check out the Speights Beer Garden with your mates as The Rock will be on course with their ‘Beat The Bar Activation Challenge’.

Check out our crossroads signage in The Edge Public Village to
choose a bet you won’t forget at one of our many totes.  For refreshing beverages and delicious treats, race over to our bars and some of Christchurch’s top international food providers.

Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day headline act on The Edge Public Village Stage will be ..…… avoid FOMO, make sure you follow our social media pages to be the first to hear who will be entertaining you!

2019 General Admission Ticket Prices:

  • Earlybird (2 September to 31 October) – $25 per person + booking fee
  • Standard (1 to 12 November) – $35 per person + booking fee
  • At the gate (12 November) – $45 per person (cash only)

If you are interested in upgrading to a Reserved Seating Ticket, with prime viewing to capture all the entertainment and thrilling racing action, that’s fine.  Be in quick as there are only 100 tickets available in the public stand (uncovered).  For further details visit our Reserved Seating page.


You will be making a beeline to the sought after revamped Lindauer Lawn to watch spectacular racing, fashion finals and presentations from the lawn, or via an elevated view from the rooftop.

But wait, what is Lindauer doing this year? For the first time, Lindauer are giving the first 100 people on course an elaborate glam gift.  Prior to entering the Lindauer Lawn be sure to stop, a complimentary Lindauer will be served to the first 1,000 stylish and racing ready people!

For delicious treats and thirst-quenching refreshments, make sure you trot over to one of our many bars and food offerings. To make a bet you won’t forget, race over to one of our tote operators who will be happy to assist.

Addington is also raising the stakes!  Only those who purchase a Lindauer Lawn ticket will be in to win!  But, to win what…watch this space!

Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day headline act on the Lindauer Lawn Rooftop Stage will be……??? All will be revealed about Addington’s prize and entertainment on the Lindauer Lawn & Rooftop via our social media pages!  Make sure you follow us to be the first to hear everything that will be on offer in this fabulous area.

Please note this is an R18 Area. Guests will be age-verified.

2019 Lindauer Lawn Ticket Price:

  • Lindauer Lawn (available 2 September until sold out) – $75 per person + booking fee

Oops, you were after Corporate Hospitality as you wish to provide the ultimate hosting experience to thank valued clients, staff, and friends, and to network with business leaders who attend this iconic event every year? That’s fine, for further details or to book visit our Hospitality page.

If you are wishing to go to Addington’s Show Day Races on Friday 15 November instead?  That’s fine, for further details or to book visit our Show Day Races page.

Were you looking for the ultimate betting experience with friends or colleagues? Great there is no better place to view all the top racing action than in the TAB Trackside Retreat.  For further details visit our TAB Trackside Retreat page.

With Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day being a major event, on-site parking is limited.  We strongly recommend you taxi or bus to Addington.  Blue Star Taxis are our taxi company of choice, make sure to book through their App to receive 30% discount. At the end of the day you can also take one of the free buses to the Christchurch Casino.


  • This is an R18 Event
  • Fully licenced venue and no food or alcohol is able to be brought on course


From 1 August 2019 the TAB is required by law to see Photo ID and proof of residential address if you are betting or collecting to the value of $1,000 or more, unless you have a Punters Pass or TAB Account.  For further information click here.

Download 2019 Terms & Conditions of Entry

Download 2019 Course Map