Show Day Races

. Addington Raceway , Christchurch [All Ages]

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Show Day Races is truly a great day out for everyone and is

a fantastic way to celebrate Canterbury’s Anniversary Day. 

Be sure to pop along and celebrate elite racing at its best on one of NZ’s richest race days.  Entry will be by gold coin donation to Maia Health Foundation and there will are no public surcharges. 

The NZ Kidz Kartz Final is definitely a crowd pleaser for all ages and bring the kids and enjoy our epic FREE Hanmer Springs kids’ entertainment zone, home to many exciting activities for all ages including bouncy castle, mini golf, bumper cars, bungy, petting zoo, pony rides and more.

There are numerous public areas available including the Lindauer and Lanson Lawns, and the Christian Cullen Lounge where tasty Kiwi treats and refreshments will be available.


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A ticket to Spectators Bar & Bistro includes a casual seat in Spectators to watch all the racing action on TV’s or via the exclusive outdoor area to the Lindauer Lawn. You’ll have the opportunity to order one of Spectators famous pizzas amongst other delicious treats, snacks and refreshments off the menu.  

Children aged 14 years and under are FREE. Be sure to get in quick as numbers are limited.

Hospitality Packages

Are you looking for 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.


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 SPRING and the TAB will match your first deposit, up to $100 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.

Wishing to go to IRT NZ Trotting Cup Day on Tuesday 10 November at Addington instead? For all the details or to book click here.

Please Note:

  1. Addington Raceway is an R18 event and children (under 18 years) must accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  2. All prices include GST but exclude fees (booking and credit card).
  3. Addington Raceway is a fully licensed venue and no alcohol is able to be brought on course.

For Addington’s Terms & Conditions of entry click here.