News / Media

Feature Race Nominations Now Open

Feature Race Nominations Now Open Addington Raceway is pleased to announce that the nominations for the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup, Majestic Son Dominion Trot and Graphite Developments Ltd/Glenys & Philip Kennard Show Day Futurity Series are now open. The … Continue reading

Published: September 8, 2020

Majestic Son Dominion Trot

Majestic Son Dominion Trot  8 September 2020 The new sponsors of New Zealand’s greatest trotting race could be forgiven for not being totally impartial as they watch it this November as champion trotting stallion Majestic Son will have plenty of … Continue reading

Published: September 8, 2020

IRT to Sponsor the Great Race

IRT TO SPONSOR THE GREAT RACE Wednesday 2 September 2020 IRT (International Racehorse Transport) have secured the right to sponsor New Zealand’s greatest horse race, the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup. Addington Raceway’s Chief Executive, Brian Thompson, is thrilled to … Continue reading

Published: September 2, 2020

Addington’s Racing Industry Manager Changing Tact

Addington’s Racing Industry Manager Changing Tact Friday 14 August 2020 Addington Raceway’s recently appointed Racing Industry Manager Greg O’Connor has resigned from his position. This has come about in the main through emerging opportunities to continue his broadcasting career in … Continue reading

Published: August 14, 2020

Met Multiplier and Breeders Bonus

The very successful Met Multiplier and Breeders bonus schemes introduced by the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club in 2014 were suspended at the close of racing in March and this has been extended for the foreseeable future. This is in … Continue reading

Published: July 31, 2020

Industry Response to COVID-19

The thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing bodies, along with the TAB are taking steps to reduce the potential for the spread of the COVID-19 virus among participants and the public by closing meetings to all but essential personnel. Race meetings across … Continue reading

Published: March 18, 2020