Club News 10 April

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March/April NZ Bonus Quaddies

Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in March & April there will be a Bonus Quaddie on a NZ meeting.

Thoroughbreds: $25k Bonus Late Quaddie every Saturday

Harness: $5k Bonus Early Quaddie every Sunday - Rangiora Harness: $5k BONUS Early Quaddie on Races 2, 3, 4 & 5

Greyhounds: $5k Bonus Late Quaddie every Friday evening

Pick6 this Week

Thu 11 Apr $25k Guaranteed at Palmerston North Night Harness - Jackpot of $2,802.99.

Fri 12 April $25k Guaranteed at Alexandra Park Night Harness

 

Addington Raceway – Friday Day Meeting 12 April

Hello Everyone,

IRT HARNESS JEWELS  - Remember to book your perfect spot!

We are delighted to host the IRT Harness Jewels at Addington. Please see below details of all the festivities.

 

Welcome Pre Function Dinner – Thursday 30 May 6.00pm

Silks & Satin Lounge, Level 2 Metropolitan Stand

Hosted by Greg O’Connor and Michael Guerin, this special evening will celebrate the history of this wonderful event.  Included in the festivities will be the IRT Harness Jewels commentators Tony Lee, Mark McNamara and Aaron White who through their commentaries, will highlight this special race series.  As part of this night HRNZ will present the IRT Harness Jewels colours to the leading set of connections in each category.

Evening includes;

  • Three course plated dinner
  • Cash bar facilities available

$70 per person

$650 for a table of 10

To book or for more information please contact Joanne McMaster on 339 7908 or [email protected]

 

IRT in association with TAB Harness Jewels Golf Day – Friday 31 May

This is a Four Ball Best Ball Stableford event to be held at the Templeton Golf Club.  The day will start with a pre-game BBQ from 10.30am with teams teeing off from 11.30am.  There will be a prize giving post game.

Individual $50 per player

Sponsorship $250+GST per hold including a team of 4

To book or for more information please contact Greg O’Connor at greg.o’[email protected]

 

IRT Harness Jewels – Hospitality Packages – Saturday 1 June

Ruby Lounge

Located on level 3 of the Metropolitan Stand, enjoy panoramic views over the track in a lounge setting with casual seating.   Ideal for groups of friends wanting the best views, in a more relaxed atmosphere where you can mix and mingle with other racing enthusiasts. (No allocated seating)

Package Includes:

  • · Course admission, racebooks and access to the Ruby Lounge
  • · Complimentary drink on arrival
  • · Stand-up grazing stations with an array of antipasto and seafood platters, fresh salads, carvery meats, fresh breads, hot vegetables, and a dessert selection
  • · A cash bar offering a selection of premium wines, NZ premium and standard beers, house spirits and non-alcoholic beverages (beverage tabs can be arranged on the day)
  • · Barista coffee and tea available throughout the day
  • · Private TAB facilities and Trackside TV’s
  • · Racing Master of Ceremonies

$195 per person

 

Silks & Satin Lounge

Soak up the atmosphere and excitement in one of our largest lounges on course. Located on level 2 of the Metropolitan Stand with uninterrupted views of the winning post, this is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after positions for those wanting the complete hospitality experience. Allocated seating is at shared tables of 10 people.

Package Includes:

  • · Course admission, racebooks and access to the Silks & Satin Lounge
  • · Three course buffet lunch, including cold meats, seafood and salads, hot dishes, carvery, and mouth-watering desserts
  • · All beverages included – premium wines, NZ premium and standard beers, house spirits and non-alcoholic beverages
  • · Barista coffee and tea available throughout the day
  • · Live entertainment
  • · Private TAB facilities and Trackside TV’s
  • · Racing Master of Ceremonies

$295 per person

 

Spectators Punters Lounge

This is the perfect place for racing enthusiasts wanting a relaxed and casual place to mix and mingle. Enjoy the comfort of lounge facilities with access to the front of the Lindauer Lawn to watch all the trackside action. Spectators also offers a large screen, bar leaners and casual seating. (No allocated seating)

Package Includes:

  • · Course admission, racebooks and access to Spectators Punters Lounge
  • · Continuous spit roast grazing stations including fresh vegetables, seasonal salads, pork, Canterbury lamb and sweet treats
  • · A cash bar offering a selection of premium wines, NZ premium and standard beers, house spirits and non-alcoholic beverages (beverage tabs can be arranged on the day)
  • · Barista coffee and tea available throughout the day
  • · Private TAB facilities and Trackside TV’s
  • · Racing Master of Ceremonies

$125 per person     

 

For hospitality bookings or for more information please contact Joanne McMaster on 339 7908 or [email protected]

All details and booking forms are also on our website – addington.co.nz.

We are looking forward to hosting an outstanding day of our sport on Saturday 1 June. 

Have a great week.

From the Addington Team

 

Alexandra Park – Friday 12 April

Friday 12 April 2019 – Mile Night

Friday 12 April will see all races at Alexandra Park on the night run over the distance of a Mile.

In the past this style of racing at Alexandra Park has resulted in some exciting racing and unexpected winners and now with the minimum stake of $15k on offer for all races there is bound to be some fireworks.

 

Friday 26 April 2019 – American Night

Howdy Partner! Saddle up for Alexandra Park’s American Night on Friday 26th April from 5.30pm. Enjoy some harness racing action, all-you-can-eat southern style cuisine and a chance to wet your whistle. Cowboy hats and boots encouraged! Can you stay at the top of the mechanical bull leaderboard and take out the top prize? It’s gunna be a hoot. Ya'll get your group together and join in the fun.
What are you waiting for? Secure your table today! Go to www.alexandrapark.co.nz

The night is supported by the Caduceus Club along with their loyal group of sponsors who support the running of the Woodlands Stud Caduceus Club Fillies Classic for 2 YO fillies as well as 6 other races on the card including the John Devlin Memorial Trot.

Also run on the night we have the Taylor Mile for 4 YO pacers, the final of Haras des Trotteurs Sires Stakes for 3YO Trotters and the HR Fisken & Sons ANZAC Cup for the highest rated trotters.

With this being the first night of the Premier racing in the Autumn at Alexandra Park all these horses will be able to compete for Group 1 glory again the following week if they happen to met with bad luck in the run.

 

Friday 3 May 2019 – 2019 Reharvest Rowe Cup

Friday May 3rd Harness Racing at its best - 3 Group 1 races as well as the Magness Benrow Sires Stakes 2 YO Fillies Championship will be run during the evening at Alexandra Park.

The other feature races through the night will be the Dawson Harford NZ Messenger Championship for 4 YO pacers, Breckon Farms Northern Trotting Derby for 3YO Trotters and the 2019 Reharvest Rowe Cup for the best trotters in the country racing for a stake of $150,000.00.

Top of the Park will open on this night for all your dining requirements and should you like more information or would like to make a booking go to www.alexandrapark.co.nz

 

Winton – Saturday 13 April

BIG DAY OF RACING AT WINTON

Feature races include the final of the Southern Belle Speed Series run over 1609 metres for a stake of $20,000. The series, supported by Regent Car Court, Fast Track Insurance, VetSouth Equine and the Southern Standardbred Breeders Association, is an important one for the southern harness racing industry.

Other features include the Aldebaran Park Super Gold Chip Final Trot over 2400m for $20,000 and the Winton Businesses Cup also over 2400 metres for a stake of $14,999.

On course patrons can also be in to win with two lucky losing ticket draws courtesy of Gypsy Kitchen Nightcaps after Race 6 on the day. 

Racing is scheduled to start at 11.40am and admission to the course is free!

 

Rangiora Harness Racing Club – 14 April

Rangiora Harness Racing Club will be holding its Rangiora Classic Race Day on Sunday 14th.

The feature event will be the Airpark Canterbury Rangiora Classic, a Group Three Free For All carrying a stake of $30,000. This race has attracted some of the country’s best pacers in past years and the Club is hoping for a top field again this year.

A second feature race on the programme is the Kotare Downs Rangiora Three Year Old Stakes for a stake of $13,000. This race provides an opportunity for, to date lesser performed horses to win a significant feature race before the end of their three year old season. This race has gone from strength to strength in recent years and the Club is looking forward to another exciting event this year. The winners of both races will receive silver trophies and dress rugs.

The fillies and mares race for 3yo & older race horses on the card for this meeting will see the winner receive a free service to Terror to Love kindly donated by Harcourt Lodge.

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