New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club Inc

Season membership packages are open for 2023/2024

Membership Season Dates: 1 August 2023 – 31 July 2024

The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) is a Harness Racing Club entrenched in history and hosts some of NZ’s most prestigious races. The club races approximately 60 times in a season, and some of the feature races each season include the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup, Sires’ Stakes Final, Dominion Trot, NZ Free-For-All, NZ Oaks and the NZ Pacing Derby.

On the second week in November, Canterbury comes alive with the colour and thrill of Addington Cup Week. NZMTC members enjoy access to areas exclusively for their use and enjoyment during IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day* (Tuesday 14 November) and the Show Day Races (Friday 17 November).

We strive to offer our members an entertaining experience every time they come on course.

* If included in your membership package

NZMTC Membership Options

2023-2024 Season NZMTC Member Benefits

  • Access to the member’s area at each of our NZMTC race meetings throughout the season
  • 20% discount on race meeting food and beverage in the member’s area by showing your NZMTC membership card to the front of house staff ^
  • 20% discount in Spectators Bar and Bistro by showing your NZMTC membership card to the Spectators staff ^
  • Complimentary tea and coffee at each race meeting (excluding IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day)
  • Access to the members car park on IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day (if included in your NZMTC membership package)
  • Participation in member’s prize draws and promotions throughout the year
  • Invitation to the new season member’s function, on Friday 25 August 2023
  • Reciprocal privileges with the Auckland Trotting Club, Harness Racing Victoria and the South Australia Harness Racing Club


These benefits are available from 1 August 2023 to 31 July 2024 and full details and how to access these benefits will be included in your membership pack.

^ Excludes: any promotions/specials for food and beverage where no further discount applies, and IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day and the Show Day Races, and any other race meeting falling on a Public Holiday.

Regular Double Membership – $225
Membership privileges for one person and a guest card to all NZMTC race meetings EXCLUDING IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day.
Regular Single Membership – $175
Membership privileges for one person to all NZMTC race meetings EXCLUDING IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day.
Metro Double Membership – $220
Membership privileges for one person under 35 years, and a guest card, to all NZMTC race meetings INCLUDING IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day.
Metro Single Membership – $164
Membership privileges for one person under 35 years to all NZMTC race meetings INCLUDING IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day.
Cup Day Double Membership – $381
Membership privileges for one person, and a guest card, to all NZMTC race meetings INCLUDING IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day.
Cup Day Single Membership – $269
Membership privileges for one person to all NZMTC race meetings INCLUDING IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day.