Club News 15 May

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This Week on Trackside – please note this is subject to change


8.30pm The Box Seat (TS1)

Why wouldn't ya tune in this week? There's loads of Jewels updates, preview/review and a chat with arguably the best dressed trainer in racing - Cran Dalgety #GIANThand


6am In The Gig (TS1)



Addington (TS1)


Gore (TS2)




Waikato Bay Of Plenty  – Thursday 17 May

A ten race card starting at 5.10pm. Pick Six guaranteed to $25,000 if struck.


Friday 18 May - Addington Raceway and Events Centre

Hello Everyone

There is a lot happening at Addington over the next couple of months. There is definitely something for everyone.  Enjoy reading everything that we have on offer, and we look forward to hosting you again soon.

SECOND MAY 5-STAR RACE NIGHT – 18 MAY Race 1 approx. 5.00pm

Five time honoured races will be held this evening with over $570,000 of stakes up for grabs.  The Group 1 $170,000 Garrards Sires Stakes 2YO C&G Final and Group 1 $150,000 The Breeders FastTrack NZ Oaks Races will be the highlight of the night.  For further information about the fixed odds of the NZ Oaks, please visit  Be sure to be on track to witness who will win these races. 



We have three fabulous packages to choose from.  Bookings essential, phone 338 9094 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gold Package – Premier viewing, divine four course buffet dining, premium beverage package and effective & innovative marketing. This cost effective package varies in price, dependent on group size.
Silver Package – Premier viewing, divine four course buffet dining and premium beverage package. $80 + GST per person.
Bronze Package – Premier viewing and divine four course buffet dining. $54 + GST per person.

$15 A LA CARTE DINING – Choose from five of our divine dishes that are available in the Christian Cullen Lounge, located on level 1 of the Metropolitan Stand. (Gluten free and vegetarian options available).

STABLES BBQ – Enjoy a bite to eat from the Stables BBQ. Whether it is a juicy burger or a pottle of chips, your hunger cravings will be satisfied. The BBQ is located at the stables entrance directly beside the Lindauer Lawn.

MID-WINTER GREAT OFFICE SHOUT SATURDAY 23 JUNE OR SATURDAY 7 JULY. The Starlets are more than just your standard “sing and stand” act. They are a show piece like you have never seen before.  So get your group together for a great night out and dance the night away!  Evening includes: Drink on arrival (cash bar thereafter or tabs can be arranged on the night), Themed gourmet buffet dinner, Live entertainment from The Starlets $57+GST per person or $566+ GST per table of 10!  CHECK OUT THE FABULOUS STARLETS ON YouTube  Bookings essential, please visit

LADIES’ NIGHT – SAVE THE DATE FRIDAY 20 JULY. Our Ladies Night is still happening this year, it has just moved to a new date.  This year will be better than ever, so pencil the date into your calendar and start getting your group together.  All the details and bookings will be available soon.

SILVERMOON TACTIX VS NORTHERN STARS – WEDNESDAY 23 MAY 7.40PM.  We are excited that we are an official sponsor of the Silvermoon Tactix again this season.  Spectators are also sponsoring their first home game. So be sure to pop along to Spectators and enjoy our special game day offer.  You can enjoy either a foot-long pizza & drink* for only $15 or a large pizza & 2 drinks* for $30 (*Drink can be house wine/beer or any non-alcoholic drink).  Definitely a winning formula!

NEXT RUGBY MATCH - CRUSADERS VS. HURRICANES – FRIDAY 25 MAY 7.35PM. Be sure to enjoy Spectators amazing $15 Pizza and Beer Game Day Special, as well as our ever popular $10 Burger and Beer Special! Remember, all Spectators Supporters Club Card members have access to free car parking on the Addington Site (entry to the carpark is off Wrights Road). Enjoy your pizza, or burger and beer with friends, before heading over to the game. Dream result. If you are not a Supporters Club Card member and you would like to join to earn Spectators Dollars, visit  

HEADING TO AN EVENT AT AMI STADIUM OR HORNCASTLE ARENA SOON? - Make sure you pop in to Spectators before the event for a cold drink and delicious food! Spectators has ample free parking as well, you can’t go wrong.


Our FunRaiser is a great night out and a simple and easy way to raise money for your club, sporting group or child’s/grandchild’s school trip. For every ticket you sell, you keep $10.00 of the ticket price for your fund raising. Our buffet dinner is exceptional value at just $30.43 + GST.  We recommend you charge your guests from $39.00 + GST per person.    Bookings essential, phone 338 9094 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Looking to become a Member, or wishing to renew your Membership? Purchase your 2018-2019 season membership now and receive membership up to the end of July FREE. That's 15 months membership for the price of 12! To become a member please visit


We wish to advise the following race date changes. Please note the start times remain the same (all night meetings).

Friday 25 May transferred to Saturday 26 May.

Friday 15 June transferred to Thursday 14 June.
Friday 6 July transferred to Thursday 5 July.


Whether it is your first win, or multiple wins at Addington, your horse has just won the Met Multiplier $7,500 bonus, or you are targeting the Met Multiplier bonus, it is exciting we all have the opportunity to watch our race(s) again and again.  For last week’s results, please visit; .

MET MULTIPLIER $7,500 BONUS – HAVE YOU WON THIS YET? Be sure to remember what the Met Multiplier could mean to you when thinking about where to race your horse(s) over the coming months! 
WHAT IS IT? A $7,500 Bonus ($5,000 to the owner(s)/$2,500 to the trainer).

HOW DO I GET IT? - Start a horse at NZMTC Meetings a minimum of 15 TIMES over a rolling 12 MONTH period and WIN or dead heat in just ONE of these starts.  For full terms & conditions for all of the above please view


To contact us about any of the above please call 03 338 9094 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Take care, travel safe and we look forward to seeing you soon. From the Addington Team.


Gore – Saturday 19 May

An 11 race card starting at 11.10am.


Oamaru – Sunday 20 May

This meeting will be the final opportunity for horses to earn money towards a a place in the 2018 Harness Jewels.


Alexandra Park – French Night Friday 25th of May

Join us for a beautiful French-themed evening in the top of the Park this May.

We will have a delicious buffet dinner, featuring premium seafood and classic French dishes, with plenty of wine to top it all off. Come along for a truly charmant evening, with the best view in the house.


Prime Viewing $120 pp | Top level Viewing $110 pp


Prime Viewing $70 pp | Top level Viewing $60 pp

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us via email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or give us a call on 09 631 1165.

Mid-Winter Christmas.

Friday 22nd June, Friday 29th June Friday, 6th July and Friday 20th of July.

Join us for our annual Mid-Winter Christmas Party, offering a night of exciting Harness Racing action, a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet and drinks aplenty.

Mid-Winter Christmas is a great idea for a night out with colleagues, family, your sports team or social club – the more the merrier!

Packages start at $68.00- $145.00


Important Harness Jewels info for owners and licence holders

Please find below important information for Owners and Licence Holders with connections to horses competing at the 2018 Harness Jewels


Entry Tickets

Each named owner will be issued with two (2) General Admission tickets via email on Friday 25th May after the final fields are announced.

This includes all named syndicate members, who are officially named in a Syndicate that is registered with HRNZ

The email address they will be sent to is the email address registered with HRNZ. If HRNZ doesn’t have your email, please send a message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the horse they are connected to. 


Owners are to enter through the main entry off Taylor Street or via the Stables, float park if arriving with horses.  Racebooks will be given out upon entry.

Owners are to go to the Info Marquee, located adjacent to the public village, to collect their owners ribbon and drinks voucher for the Dunstan Parade Ring Bar.

Owners Ribbons and privileges are also able to be collected between 10am and 4pm Monday 27th May to Friday 1st June from the Cambridge Raceway Office.


Each named owner will receive a drink voucher which can be redeemed in the Dunstan Parade Ring Bar

The club have made an entire lounge in the main stand available for Owners, Members and industry participants.  This is located on Level One of the Main Stand. Here, a subsidised cash bar will operate and food options will be available. Owners are also welcome to bring up food from the Public Village Food Trucks.

Access is via Owner Ribbon, WBOP Members Badge and HRNZ Licence only

This lounge has access to the main grandstand where there will be owners reserved seating in the seating bowl.

Access to the Stables


All children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult to enter the stables complex. Security will be under instructions to not allow unaccompanied minors to enter. They must remain under the supervision of an authorised adult at all times


Owners are reminded to take care when entering the stable complex due to unpredictable nature of horses. All Owners that enter the stables do so at their own risk and agree that they will adhere to any instructions or requests made by the Clerk of the Course, Cambridge Raceway Staff and or members of the RIU.


Licence holders are reminded to bring their official HRNZ Licence to ensure they gain entry to the course and stabling area.

Access to the stables will be via HRNZ Licence, official Owners Ribbon or Cambridge Stable Pass only.

Those industry persons who are attending the day in an official working capacity, who are not licenced with HRNZ, may get an official Cambridge Raceway Stable Pass upon entry to the stables via the float park off the Waikato Bay of Plenty Committee representative.

Those entering via the stables who are not eligible for a stable pass or who are not HRNZ Licenced or an official owner on the day will be required to purchase a General Admission ticket at the entry to the stables. Purchased online in advance these are $25.

There will be no access to the stables from the Grandstand Side unless a driver is in his or her gear, or without showing security an HRNZ Licence, Owners Ribbon or Cambridge Raceway Stable Pass. No exceptions.


Motukarara Workouts and Trials

Please note that following this weekend there will not be workouts held at Motukarara during May, June and July.