Club News 25 September
Pick6 this week - $25K Pick Six Winton Thursday.
$25K Pick Six at Addington Friday.
September - Harness First4 - $6K Bonus First4 Race 4 Addington Friday.
Addington Raceway and Events Centre – Friday 27 September
World first to be held at Addington Raceway this Friday
In a world first, the Addington Catch Driver Championship will be held at Addington this Friday night.
Players of Catch Driver who are oncourse can enter the heats, and if they win the final will win a trip to Mooloolaba for two courtesy of Addington Raceway and Westview Racing!
Plus other great prizes on offer too!
To enter you must register with Jess Smith at HRNZ before 12noon Thursday 26 September. Entrants will be drawn after that.
Register by emailing [email protected]
It is all go at Addington! We are pretty much racing every week up until Cup Week! We have exciting racing ahead with the Road to the Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup underway and the Road to the Airpark Canterbury Dominion Trot soon to commence!
Below we have outlined all the fun areas for the week. Be sure to read what is available and visit addington.co.nz to book your spot and to be part of the magic!
CHRISTCHURCH CASINO NZ TROTTING CUP DAY – PUBLIC TICKETS NOW ON SALE!
A big congratulations to Christchurch Casino, our naming rights sponsor and principal partner, on celebrating their 25th anniversary in November! Please join Christchurch Casino and Addington Raceway as together we offer an exceptional range of places to toast their anniversary and enjoy Australasia’s biggest harness racing day.
You will be right in the heart of the action to view all races on the trackside grassed area or via big screens. Venture into The Edge Public Village to have an epic experience in The Edge Activation Garden. Thanks to The Edge, there will also be a phone charging station to keep you up to date with your social media and betting.
The cutting-edge fashion heats and semi-finals of The Crossing Fashion Starts Here Best Dressed Competition are now open and will be held in The Edge Public Village. If you wish to become fashion royalty of the year and to be in to win thousands of dollars in prizes, make sure you enter this elite event.
You will be at crossroads of what to do between races! Make sure you check out the Speights Beer Garden with your mates as The Rock will be on course with their ‘Beat The Bar Activation Challenge’.
Check out our crossroads signage in The Edge Public Village to choose a bet you won’t forget at one of our many totes. For refreshing beverages and delicious treats, race over to our bars and some of Christchurch’s top international food providers.
Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day headline act on The Edge Public Village Stage will be ..…… avoid FOMO, make sure you follow our social media pages to be the first to hear who will be entertaining you!
2019 General Admission Ticket Prices:
- Earlybird (2 September to 31 October) – $25 per person + booking fee
- Standard (1 to 12 November) – $35 per person + booking fee
- At the gate (12 November) – $45 per person (cash only)
Reserved Seating Tickets – only $65 per person + booking fee
A reserved seat offers prime viewing to capture all the entertainment and thrilling racing action. There are only 100 tickets available in the public stand (uncovered), so be sure to get in quick! Anyone booking a reserved ticket is able to access everything that is available in the General Admission area!
You will be making a beeline to the sought after revamped Lindauer Lawn to watch spectacular racing, fashion finals and presentations from the lawn, or via an elevated view from the rooftop.
But wait, what is Lindauer doing this year? For the first time, Lindauer are giving the first 100 people on course an elaborate glam gift. Prior to entering the Lindauer Lawn be sure to stop, a complimentary Lindauer will be served to the first 1,000 stylish and racing ready people!
For delicious treats and thirst-quenching refreshments, make sure you trot over to one of our many bars and food offerings. To make a bet you won’t forget, race over to one of our tote operators who will be happy to assist.
Addington is also raising the stakes! Only those who purchase a Lindauer Lawn ticket will be in to win! But, to win what…watch this space!
Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day headline act on the Lindauer Lawn Rooftop Stage will be……??? All will be revealed about Addington’s prize and entertainment on the Lindauer Lawn & Rooftop via our social media pages! Make sure you follow us to be the first to hear everything that will be on offer in this fabulous area.
Please note this is an R18 Area. Guests will be age-verified.
2019 Lindauer Lawn Ticket Price:
- Lindauer Lawn (available 2 September until sold out) – $75 per person + booking fee
Oops, you were after Corporate Hospitality as you wish to provide the ultimate hosting experience to thank valued clients, staff, and friends, and to network with business leaders who attend this iconic event every year? That’s fine, for further details or to book visit addington.co.nz.
TAB Trackside Retreat - For the ultimate betting experience with friends or colleagues there is no better place to view all the top racing action. TAB Trackside Retreat is positioned in a reserved area in The Edge Public Village directly in line with the 75m mark. It has easy access to a private viewing area and direct views to the large screen. Be in to win – book your spot!
- This is an R18 Event
- Fully licensed venue and no food or alcohol is able to be brought on course
SHOW DAY RACES – PUBLIC TICKETS NOW ON SALE!
Show Day Races is truly a fun cost-effective day out for everyone. There will be no public surcharges, and entry will be by gold coin donation to Maia Health Foundation. So be sure to pop along and celebrate elite racing at its best on one of NZ’s richest race days.
Racing highlights of the day are the Woodlands NZ Free-For-All and the Airpark Canterbury Dominion Trot. The NZ Kidz Kartz Final is definitely a crowd pleaser for all ages.
This year we will have again having a FREE kids’ entertainment zone, home to many exciting activities for all ages including, for the first time a FREE petting zoo.
There are numerous public areas available with your gold coin entry including the Lindauer and Blanc de Blanc Lawns, Twiggers and the Christian Cullen Lounge where tasty Kiwi treats and refreshments will be available.
Show Day Races headline act on the Lindauer Lawn will be……, make sure you follow our social media pages to be the first to hear who will be entertaining you!
SPECTATORS BAR & BISTRO
A 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.
Yay – children aged 14 years and under are FREE. Be sure to get in quick as numbers are limited.
2019 Spectators Bar & Bistro Ticket Prices:
- Adult (available 2 Sept until sold out) – $30 per person + booking fee
- Children (aged 14 years and under) – Free (limited tickets)
Spectators will be open to everyone after the last race.
Have a great week everyone. We look forward to hosting you soon!
Alexandra Park News – Friday 27 September
Save time, book online www.alexandrapark.co.nz/whats-on/mezze-a-night-of-sharing/
- [WIN!] Journey to Thailand with Thai Airways | Friday 27 September from 5.30pm
Revel in the beauty of Southeast Asia, a tropical wonderland known for its’ rich culture, diverse communities and flavoursome food. Our ever popular Thai-inspired night at the races will take place in the Tasman Room located on level one with direct access trackside. Those who book and attend have the chance to go in the draw to WIN Flights for Two to Bangkok, Thailand thanks to our friends at Thai Airways. This is a night you do not want to miss so we recommended booking sooner rather than later!
Save time, book online www.alexandrapark.co.nz/whats-on/journey-to-thailand
Cheviot Harness Racing Club – Stallion Tenders
The Cheviot Harness Racing Club has two stallion tenders on offer.
DOWNBYTHESEASIDE – a son of Somebeachsomewhere
- Equal fastest 2yo in Standardbred history, paced 1.49 - Breeders Crown Final
- 2019/20 Service Fee RRP – $6,000+GST.
PEGASUS SPUR – sire of Speeding Spur
- Sire of Speeding Spur – now competing at the highest level in the USA
- Sire of Paramount Gee Gee
- 2019/20 Service Fee RRP – $3,000+GST.
Tenders close 14 October, please send all tenders before then to [email protected]
Cambridge - Waikato Bay of Plenty
Faulty Towers at The Races- October 3rd at Cambridge Raceway
In what is almost certainly a world first we're hosting a very special Faulty Towers Dinner Show at the races!
Featuring the side-splittingly funny trio of Basil, Sybil and Manuel alongside thrilling harness racing action.
The Auckland-based comedy troupe is returning to Cambridge Raceway following their hilarious debut at the venue in June, but this time they're merging their renowned performances with the racing action.
Enjoy their performance from the comfort of the Skyline Lounge, the custom show will take place between the races and it will be an interactive experience like never before.
Fingers-crossed they'll be able to steer you into a winner or two! Tickets are only $35 per person!
For more info or to book tickets headlong to: https://www.cambridgeraceway.co.nz/page/faulty-towers-dinner-show/
INTRODUCING OUR LATEST INNOVATIVE RACE NIGHT EXPERIENCE AT CAMBRIDGE RACEWAY
START YOUR WEEKEND RIGHT... UNDER THE LIGHTS
Friday Nights Under The Lights is a fusion of harness racing action, social interaction, exciting light displays, inspired music and culinary adventure.
Held at Cambridge Raceway over seven Fridays, Friday Nights Under The Lights is the perfect event to take after work drinks to the next level or commit to a regular night out with your besties.
Feel the rush of the harness racing action, reach out and network, indulge in the food truck-style cuisine, witness the bright lights, catch up with your mates, make new friends, listen to the music, dance the night away and repeat.
It's light therapy for your senses!
For more info, head along to: https://www.cambridgeraceway.co.nz/page/friday-nights-under-the-lights/
Kaikoura Trotting Club – November 3 and 4
The Kaikoura Trotting Club is already preparing for the annual two day meeting at South Bay Racecourse to be held this year on Sunday November 3 and Monday November 4.
Working bees are underway, and the club are calling for trainers to please contact them in advance to arrange horse accommodation and assistance with any accommodation for trainers/drivers and owners.
Minimum stake on Day One’s twilight meeting is $8,000, with other races with stakes of $10,000 and $12,000.
On Alabar Kaikoura Cup Day on Monday the minimum stake is $10,000.
If anyone has any questions or wants to book their accommodation for horses please contact the club directly or Grant Anderson on 027 450 5468
Kaikoura TC Stallion Tenders
Thanks to ALABAR NZ, the Kaikoura Trotting Club is pleased to be able to offer the following stallions for tender:
One service to Art Major (valued at $14,000)
One service to Majestic Son (valued at $5,000)
Tenders close at 5pm on Wednesday, 25 September 2019
For enquiries and copy of Tender Form please contact Geraldine Stanbury 021 351 615 or email on [email protected]
Southern Harness Website
Southern Harness is pleased to announce the launch of their new website.