IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day

. Addington Raceway , Christchurch [All ages]

General Admission
Early Bird
25.00 NZ$ (excl. Fees)
General Release
35.00 NZ$ (excl. Fees)
Lindauer Lawn
General Release
70.00 NZ$ (excl. Fees)
Punters Lounge
Punters Lounge Ticket
120.00 NZ$ (excl. Fees)

Addington Cup Week is on – join the party!

It is without doubt one of the great events on the New Zealand sporting and social calendar. It is a week of celebration for the city of Christchurch with Addington hosting two days of spectacular racing, entertainment, fashion and of course great food and wine.

Australasia’s biggest harness racing day – IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day, Tuesday 10 November is an event like no other. We invite you to join the party!

General Admission

Venture into The Edge Public Village to have an epic experience where you will be right in the heart of the action for all the racing, food and entertainment including The Crossing Fashion Starts Here Best Dressed Competition. If you wish to become fashion royalty of the year and win thousands of dollars in prizes, make sure you enter this elite event! For all the details click here.

Lindauer Lawn & Rooftop

The Lindauer Lawn is a sought after area to watch spectacular racing, fashion finals, presentations and the headline act, Sweet Mix Kids, who will be getting the party started on the Lindauer Lawn Rooftop. There will be a feature gin bar and pamper lounge to keep you refreshed and recharged. This ticket also gives you access to The Edge Public Village.

Please note this is an R18 Area. Guests will be age-verified.

Punters Lounge

For the ultimate betting experience with friends or colleagues there is no better place to view all the top racing action. Located in The Club House (ground floor of the Twiggers Stand), the Punters Lounge includes:

  • Entry ticket to the IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day

  • Casual seating

  • Private TAB facilities and Trackside TV’s

  • Racebooks

  • Access to all day catering, including lunch and afternoon tea

  • A cash bar will be available and bar tabs can be pre-arranged

Punters Lounge guests also have access out on the Lindauer Lawn and a viewing area to watch all the racing action live.

Were you after a Hospitality Package
as you wish to provide the ultimate hosting experience to thank valued clients, staff, and friends? For further details or to book click here.

Wishing to go to Addington’s Show Day Races
on Friday 13 November instead? For further details or to book click here.


Make sure you download the TAB App prior to the day!

The TAB App is offering bonus bets to all new digital account customers. Simply use the promo code ADDINGTON and the TAB will match your first deposit, up to $200 in bonus bets.  Click here to create an account.There will be limited tote operators on course, however, you can bet through the self-service terminal machines or the TAB App on your phone. There will be staff on course to assist you.


With NZ Trotting Cup Day being a major event, on-site parking is limited. We strongly recommend you taxi or bus to Addington. First Direct Taxis are our taxi company of choice and to view the Metro bus timetables click here.

Please Note:

  1. The IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day is an R18 event.
  2. Tickets for all areas are at reduced capacity and are strictly limited.
  3. There are no cash gate sales on the day. Online tickets for General Admission and Lindauer Lawn will be available until 10.30am on Tuesday 10 November unless sold out prior.
  4. All prices include GST but excluding fees (booking and credit card).
  5. AWOP (Another Way Of Paying) will be in operation for all General Admission, Lindauer Lawn and Punters Lounge tickets.
  6. Addington Raceway is a fully licensed venue and no food or alcohol is able to be brought on course.

For the 2020 IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day Terms & Conditions of purchase and entry click here