Club News - 21 February

Alexandra Park – 22 February

March Fundraising Race Nights

Alexandra Park will be holding two special race nights in March to help raise funds for Ovarian and Prostate Cancer.

March 1 is Oaks Night and will help raise funds for Team Teal and the fight against Ovarian Cancer. $5 from each ticket goes to the cause. 

The night will also feature a celebrity Dual Sulky race featuring Dom Harvey, Melodie Robinson, Brooke Howard-Smith and Frank Bunce with two competitors to be named.

March 8 is Derby night and $5 from each ticket sold there will also go to the fight against Prostate Cancer.

Tickets are $65 per person, with elegantly crafted buffet dinner and desserts.

Both nights consist of great prize giveaways.

To book phone 09 631 1165 or visit

027 410 2420

Addington Raceway and Events Centre - Friday 22 February 

Hello Everyone,


Get on track and feel the rush… Addington heats up to showcase the best of the best!

We are delighted to be partnering with Harness Racing New Zealand and co-hosting the IRT Harness Jewels this year. 

As we all know, the IRT Harness Jewels is without doubt the Premier Championship Harness Racing event of the year.  It is exciting as it is where the season’s crème de la crème of horses, drivers, trainers, breeders and owners compete, by invitation only, for the coveted Harness Jewels Crowns in nine Group One Races.

With over $1.275 million in stakes to be won, the IRT Harness Jewels is the richest harness race day in New Zealand. This is your chance to be part of this exclusive event and enjoy the thrill and glamour that is the IRT Harness Jewels 2019 at Addington Raceway & Events Centre.

To find out more details on the Pre Function, Golf Day and IRT Harness Jewels Day itself, please visit;         

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

UPCOMING RACE MEETING PROGRAMMES AT THE NZMTC  March 1  March 15 (Tentative)  March 22 (Tentative)  April 5 (Tentative)

To contact us about any of the above please call 03 338 9094 or email [email protected]

We are racing this Friday so we look forward to welcoming you all to the track.  Race one is 5.27pm.

From the Addington Team

Stratford Trotting Club - Saturday 2nd March - Te Kapua Park Racecourse

The Stratford Trotting Club are looking forward to hosting the 61st Annual Race Day on the Saturday 2nd March. With large spacious grounds, this classic race day environment is ideal for picnickers.

Relax in the grandstand, or in front of the public stand which overlooks the winning post. Admission is free.  

Owners and trainers wishing to stay over have ample stalls and paddocks available at the course, and can find accommodation themselves at the New Commercial Hotel Stratford ask for Ian or Judy on (06) 765 6364.

On race day owners are invited to the sponsors and owners marquee which you will find on the lawn.

On Friday 1st March, the night before the annual race day the Stratford Trotting Club hosts a get together for all Members of the club, Sponsors, Trainers and Drivers to show their hospitality.  

The club invites you to attend for a free BBQ meal and some refreshments provided for purchase. Afterwards an auction and raffles will be held with some great products on offer. The Trotting Club welcome you and encourage you to come along and looking forward to seeing you there.

Stratford Trotting Club Inc

Cheviot Harness Racing Club - Sunday 3 March

Race day Sunday 3rd March at Addington Raceway. Book on the bus or make your own way but get your seat now!

Quality three course buffet meal. Why not book a table for you and your friends?

Members - Meal $45 - Meal/Drinks $75

Non Members - Meal $50 - Meal/Drinks $80

Bus - Members free, non members $10.

The bus will be returning to Cheviot after the last race. Bookings close Monday 25 February 

To book phone Tony - 021 0829 6343 or Kirsten 021 326 321 


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