Club News 17 July

TAB News

Pick6 this week - $40k Terminating at Forbury Park Harness on Thursday night.

$40 Terminating Turbo Pick6 Friday night between Alexandra Park and Addington.


Wish for Fish Fundraiser – Addington Raceway 19 July

We are a registered charitable trust called wish for fish ( We help people with physical disabilities, mental illness and financial hardship to enjoy salt water activities.

We have a large fundraising dinner planned at Addington Raceway, Christchurch on 19th of July. This event is to be held to raise our profile, some funds for our cause and also launch our supporters club.

We are excited this year to be working in conjunction with the Child Cancer Foundation & Conductive Education Canterbury  in which funds raised will support their awesome causes.

Help an amazing cause and enjoy a fabulous night out at Addington Raceway.

TICKET COST: $130pp includes 3 course buffet & drinks package. The night will include charity auctions, raffles, lucky draws and a punters club ($10 per share).

For more information and to order tickets please phone Mac on 027 471 2000, Bryce on 021 616 601 or email [email protected]


Addington Raceway and Events Centre – Friday 19 July

What’s happening at Addington?

Thousands of dollars to be won - Pascoes The Jewellers Ladies Night Friday 26 July is based in Silks Lounge to view all the races!

TICKETS ON SALE, please go to -

Major Prizes to be won include;

  • 1 carat diamond ring valued at $3,300 thanks to our overall naming rights sponsor and principal partner Pascoes The Jewellers.
  • 3-night escape on the Sunshine coast at the Peninsular Beachfront Resort Mooloolaba courtesy of Addington, with $1,000 towards airfares from Harness Racing New Zealand.

This fabulous night includes;

  • A glass of bubbles on arrival
  • Gourmet buffet dinner
  • Treat yourself to our nail art bar or a neck massage
  • Opportunity to win a horse ownership experience on the night
  • Entertainment throughout the night with harness racing action and live music after the last race
  • Spot prizes throughout the night from Pascoes The Jewellers, Caci Riccarton, Lancôme and Addington

Macca Lodge South of the Waitaki Winter Warmer Series is underway!

This series consists of three heats and has a total stake money of $43,000.  To be eligible for this series, horses had to be registered with HRNZ in the name of a trainer(s) based South of the Waitaki River as at 1 May through to 26 July 2019.  The series will be for 3YO and older pacers assessed up to R60 as at the closing of nominations for heat one.  The first place getters in each heat will have automatic entry into the final on Friday 26 July. For further details, please visit;, or call Brian Rabbitt on 027 407 7234.

Only 3 chances left to win $500 in our $50 All Up July Challenge!!

12, 19 and 26 July 2019

Simply place a $50 All Up on any of our last three meetings in July and if your bet has the highest return for the week you will win an extra $500.

Entries and further enquiries contact Jeremy Markham, Email: [email protected]  or call him on 021 888 900.  Jeremy will be based in Christian Cullen Lounge each week.  Please also visit our website for further details -

Have a great week everyone.  We look forward to hosting you again soon. 

From the Addington Team


Alexandra Park News – Friday 19 July 

Arabian Night – Friday 26th July from 5.30pm – Top of the Park

Nurahib bik, we welcome you!

We are extremely excited to host the first ever Arabian Night here at Alexandra Park! Let your senses get carried into a world of rich culture and mystical wonder, with the all-you-can-eat buffet transporting your taste buds to the Middle-East and the ever-exciting harness racing action taking place on the track below! Set in Top of the Park on Friday 26th July from 5.30pm, be sure to secure your table today!

Phone 09 631 1165, email [email protected] or book online at

Christmas at the Races featuring the Inter Dominion Championship 2019

Christmas at the Races are some of the hottest nights on the Alexandra Park Harness Racing calendar. Choose from our various rooms and packages the best option to suit your guests, get into the festive spirit with our amazing Christmas themed all-you-can-eat buffet and keep your eye out for Santa.

There will be competitions, entertainment, photographers and non-stop harness racing excitement, plus live entertainment after the last race.

This year offers added value with the Inter Dominion Championship being run in New Zealand for the first time in 8 years. Explore the best Alexandra Park has to offer, but don’t forget to book quickly as these popular nights don’t last long.

For more information visit:

To make a booking, do it online or contact us 09 631 1165 or email [email protected]


Gore Harness Racing Club return of the SPRING FLING BONUS

Following the success of this bonus last season the Club would like to announce that the SPRING FLING BONUS returns this season to be run over their race meetings on the 10th and 25th August and the 12th October. 

Two categories, fillies/mares and colts/geldings. 

Winner (highest points scorer) of each category to receive $1,000 plus cool down rug.

Points: 1st = 10pts, 2nd = 6pts, 3rd = 3pts, 4th = 2 pts, 5th = 1 pt.


Cambridge Raceway News – New Season Launch!

You’re invited to a birthday party!

Join us to celebrate the brand new racing season and the horse’s birthday!

We are holding a special season launch event on Thursday 1 August at Cambridge Raceway in the Skyline Lounge (level 2).

Kick off is 5pm, first race 5.21pm. And entry is free!


Canterbury Harness Racing Awards - 21 September

2019 Woodlands Stud Canterbury Harness Awards Dinner - Saturday 21 September

Silks Lounge - Addington Raceway, Addington
6.30pm for a 7.15pm start
Tickets $60.00 incl. GST
Drinks extra at individual's cost.

Watch our for our stallion tender for Downbytheseaside and Pegasus Spur services which close on 02 September 2019.

All enquiries to 021 969 969 or [email protected] 


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