IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day 2023
Be part of the magic: Tickets Now Available for IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day 2023

Tuesday 14 November, Addington Raceway, Christchurch

An Unforgettable Day Awaits at the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day!
The Ultimate Fusion of Racing, Fashion & Entertainment.

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 to unfold on 14th November.

Get ready for an array of exciting features, including the debut of The Crossing Cup Day Fashion Marquee, the vibrancy of ZM on the Green with Bombay Sapphire (formally Lindauer Lawn), and a revamped Public Village.

Join us in this remarkable celebration and become part of the magic it promises to deliver. This year, it’s all about innovation as we strive to provide our guests with the best experience possible.

Debuting “ZM on the Green with Bombay Sapphire”.
Experience the brand-new “ZM on the Green with Bombay Sapphire” at this year’s event – an exhilarating collaboration between ZM and Bombay Sapphire that promises to bring the festivities. Featuring live music, cocktail bars, VIP zone, premier horse racing action, and unforgettable moments, “ZM on the Green with Bombay Sapphire” is poised to be one of the highlights of this year’s Cup Day. Formerly known as “Lindauer on the Lawn,” this revamped space offers a fresh and immersive experience that’s not to be missed.

Ben Harris from NZME said “NZME are incredibly proud to be partnering with Addington Raceway for one of the signature days on the New Zealand racing calendar. A significant part of this partnership is ZM on the Green with Bombay Sapphire. This area will add another vibrant and exciting element to the IRT New Zealand Trotting Cup Day.”

Redesigned Public Village and The Crossing Fashion Marquee
The heart of the action, the Public Village, has been completely reimagined. Expect pop up craft and cocktail bars, DJ sets, silent disco, food trucks, and prime views from the public lawn of all the racing action. Making its return after more than a decade and bringing a fresh dimension to the event is The Crossing Cup Day Fashion Marquee, adding to the excitement of the day.

Addington Raceway CEO, Brian Thompson, expressed his anticipation, saying, “At Addington Raceway, our commitment lies in pushing the boundaries of innovation and elevating guest experiences. The introduction of new areas and a redesigned footprint epitomizes our dedication to creating unforgettable moments and ensuring our guests enjoy an exceptional time.”

Tickets for this unparalleled experience are now available – be part of the celebration that’s set to redefine racing, fashion, and entertainment in New Zealand.