31 August, 2023

Prepare for an unparalleled experience at the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day – a day of celebration, excitement, and innovation. As we mark the 120th running of the New Zealand Trotting Cup, we're thrilled to unveil a complete reimagining of the event, all set...

20 September, 2022

IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day racegoers are used to seeing champions, but they are in for a great bonus this November when some of the most iconic horses in New Zealand history headline a special parade.

25 August, 2022

Those lucky enough to secure tickets for IRT New Zealand Cup Day at Addington will have a hot new party destination to choose from. Canterbury’s biggest race day on November 8 is less than three months away and general admission tickets go on sale on...

18 August, 2022

The return of the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup to its former glory has the people behind New Zealand’s greatest race buzzing. But people are warned to secure their tickets early as Addington Raceway CEO, Brian Thompson anticipates that over 20,000 people could flood into...

28 October, 2021

New Zealand’s greatest trotting race will carry a new name this year, but it is one already familiar to most in harness racing. Successful breeding operation Renwick Farms will sponsor the great race on Show Day, 12 November at Addington, thanks to the support of...

26 October, 2021

Addington Raceway is extremely pleased to announce that on IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day, Tuesday 9 November 2021, you will have the opportunity to participate in a huge betting syndicate. To be known as The Box Seat – Cup Day National Punters Club, the national...

19 October, 2021

Addington Cup Week organisers were hopeful that the South Island would have dropped to an Alert Level without restrictions, with enough time to create and deliver the Addington Cup Week experience that Canterbury knows and loves. However, time has now run out.

27 September, 2021

Addington cup week 2021, going ahead but not able to host the public if still at alert level 2 or with restrictions on mass gatherings.

3 September, 2021

Addington Raceway is pleased to announce that the nominations for the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup, Dominion Trot and Graphite Developments Ltd / Glenys & Philip Kennard Show Day Futurity Series are now open.

20 May, 2021

IRT’s emergence as one of the biggest sponsors in Australasian racing has been reaffirmed with the announcement they will sponsor the iconic New Zealand Trotting Cup at Addington Raceway for the next two years.

10 May, 2021

Addington Raceway are moving form analysis in New Zealand into the future by becoming the first club to support in-depth punting data guide, The Ultimate Racebook.

12 February, 2021

Thirty-two three-year-old pacers have been nominated for the Group One $200,000 Diamond Creek Farm New Zealand Pacing Derby, when nominations closed this week. This prestigious race will be held on Friday 9 April 2021.