Race Meeting

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20 February

FREE Admission
FREE Parking
FREE Race Book

Dining Options

Meet You At The Races (formerly Trackside Dining)
Addington is home to one of Canterbury’s ultimate dining experiences.  It is without doubt one of the most unique and exhilarating events on Canterbury’s hosting and social calendar. It is an opportunity to celebrate, network and enjoy spectacular racing, entertainment, and of course great food and wine.

Meet you at the races is the ultimate hosting experience, giving you the chance to thank valued clients, staff and friends, and to network with other businesses who meet regularly at the races throughout the year.

Addington offers an exceptional range of hosting options. Click here to peruse the options and for you to choose your ultimate hosting package that ensures you will experience an event like no other.

Spectators Bar & Bistro (Ground Floor)
Our bar & bistro (open til late) has a great selection of food and snacks available and is renowned for their pizzas and burgers. For more information on Spectators click here.

A La Carte Meals
A delicious array of $17 a la carte meals are available until 2.30pm.  Please check on your arrival to the Metropolitan Stand where to go to enjoy one of these meals. We recommend that for groups of 10 or more you book to guarantee space for you and your guests on 03 338 9094.

IRT Stables BBQ (Adjacent to Stable’s Entrance)
If you are looking for a quick bite to eat, while catching up with your trainer/driver between races, the IRT Stables BBQ is an excellent choice.  It is open an hour prior to the first race and for most of the race meeting.

Private Suite
For further information click here.  Available by booking only on 03 338 9094

Free Access And FREE Car Parking

There are two entrances to Addington Raceway, Whiteleigh Avenue and Wrights Road. If by chance there is an event at Orangetheory Stadium and/or Horncastle Arena, please advise the car parking consultants you are going to the races and free access will be granted.

Eftpos And Free Wifi

Eftpos is available at the Raceway Administration Desk and ATM machines are located outside Spectators internal entrance on the ground floor and in the foyer on levels 1, 2 and 3 of the Metropolitan Stand.

Wifi is free.  Please check on arrival for the current network name and password.

Blue Star Taxis

Blue Star Taxis are the official taxi company for Addington.  Phone 03 379 9799.

What’s on at Addington

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The Airpark Canterbury & Addington Owners Pass

The Airpark Canterbury & Addington Owners Pass can be collected from the Raceway Administration desk, located on the ground floor of the Metropolitan Stand.  Your pass only needs to be collected once and will provide the following entitlements at all NZMTC Race Meetings apart from Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day.

  • Access to the IRT Stables
  • A complimentary drink (i.e. either one house beer, house wine or soft drink) redeemable from any public bar open on course
  • An owner’s guest pass which enables access to the IRT Stables only

Please note: the Owners Pass can be used at all NZMTC race meetings, including the Show Day Races, however, due to the complex nature of the Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day, the pass is unable to be used on this day.

The acceptance of your owner’s pass implies acceptance of the terms and conditions of entry to Addington and the IRT Stables.  For the full details click here.

Click here for a full list of the
NZMTC Race Meeting Dates for the 2019 – 2020 season

Start time: Thu 5:27 pm