Important Cup Week Info for Owners and Licenceholders

Owners Information

Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day

Your owners complimentary entry tickets for the Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day this year will be sent by email. This will give you entry to the course. To ensure your tickets are sent to the correct email address we encourage you to confirm that your email address and mobile phone number are up to date and registered with Harness Racing NZ (HRNZ). If you are unsure if your details are registered correctly or need to be registered, please contact Addington Raceway Racing Department on (03) 338 9094.

Owners complimentary entrance tickets will be issued on a per owner basis, not per horse.

Your owners pass can be collected on Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day from the owners pass

collection booth adjacent to the IRT Stables side entrance near the Twiggers Stand.

Your owners pass will give you access to the following:

Christian Cullen Lounge situated on Level 1 of the Metropolitan Stand.

Reserved Outdoor Owners & Members Trackside Bar situated in front of the Public Temporary Stand and adjacent to the Lanson Lawn.

Owners Reserved Seating Area situated in the Christian Cullen Level Seating Bowl at the IRT Stables end of the Metropolitan Stand to view the race that your horse is competing in.

The IRT Stables is accessible only via the IRT Stables side entrance near the Twiggers Stand. Please be advised that stables entry is not available to children 5 years of age and under. Children aged 6 to 14 years of age will only be admitted on the presentation of their Stabling Area Awareness Course (SAAC) pass under the supervision of an authorised adult.

Access to the Presentation Area from the Metropolitan Stand and/or Seating Bowl on Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day, should you view your race from the Metropolitan Stand please be aware that access to the presentation area is via the ground floor foyer of the Metropolitan Stand. There will be NZMTC officials stationed in the ground floor foyer who will identify the winning owners and escort them through to the presentation area.

Owners, Trainers and Drivers Lounge is located on the ground floor of the Twiggers Stand. The lounge will be available to you from 5.30pm on Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day and food and beverage facilities will be available in the lounge. Entry is provided on the presentation of your owners pass or HRNZ Licenceholder’s Pass.

Please be advised that if maximum occupancy for any particular area is reached access may be restricted.


Show Day Races

This year entry is by way of a gold coin donation, with all funds raised going to the Māia Health Foundation. Your new Airpark Canterbury & Addington Owners pass includes Show Day Races. If you haven’t collected your new pass and you have a horse starting on Show Day, it is available for collection from the information booth adjacent to the Metropolitan Stand.

Your owners pass will give you access to the following:
Christian Cullen Lounge situated on Level 1 of the Metropolitan Stand (public area). This is the only area you are able to redeem your free drink (house wine, house beer or non-alcoholic drink) which is included with your new pass.
Silks Lounge situated on Level 2 of the Metropolitan Stand.
The IRT Stables please be advised that stables entry is not available to children 5 years of age and under.
Children aged 6 to 14 years of age will only be admitted on the presentation of their Stabling Area Awareness Course (SAAC) pass under the supervision of an authorised adult.
Please be advised that if maximum occupancy for any particular area is reached access may be restricted.
If you have any queries, please contact the Racing Department at Addington Raceway on 03 338 9094.

Good luck everyone
Yours sincerely
Brian Thompson
Chief Executive Officer
NZMTC

* Syndicates will each receive 10 owners pass’s. (This applies to Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day only. Your new Airpark
Canterbury & Addington Owners Pass includes Show Day Races).

Licenceholder NZ Cup Week Information for Addington

Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day and Show Day Races - Entry to the Track

Please note any Harness Racing NZ (HRNZ) Licenceholder that presents their current licence at the entrance gates on Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day and Show Day Races will be admitted to the track free of charge. If you are a
licenceholder at the races in a non-working capacity and wish to purchase alcohol from one of the bars in a general public area, you will need to obtain a wristband at the Another Way of Paying (AWOP) Marquee. The AWOP Marquee is located
directly in front of the Metropolitan Stand. (This does not apply for Show Day Races).

Owners Entry Ticket and Pass Information
Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day - Tuesday 12 November 2019
Please advise your owner(s) that their complimentary entry tickets for the Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day will again be sent by email. To ensure the tickets are sent to the correct email address we encourage you to confirm that their email address and mobile phone number are up to date and registered with HRNZ. If they are unsure if their details are registered correctly or need to be registered, please contact Addington Raceway Racing Department on (03) 338 9094.

Owners complimentary entrance tickets will be issued on a per owner basis, not per horse.

Your owners pass can be collected on Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day from the owners pass collection booth adjacent to the IRT Stables side entrance near the Twiggers Stand.

Show Day Races - Friday 15 November 2019
This year entry is by way of a gold coin donation, with all funds raised going to the Māia Health Foundation.

Your owners new Airpark Canterbury & Addington Owners pass includes Show Day Races. If they haven’t collected their new pass and they have a horse starting on Show Day, it is available for collection from the information booth adjacent to the Metropolitan Stand.

Access to the IRT Stables
Access to the IRT Stables will be restricted to the holders of a trainer, driver or stablehand licence (which must be carried with you at all times) owners displaying their owners pass’s, non-licenced stable employees working on the day with an Addington stable pass, children aged 6 to 14 with a Stabling Area Awareness Course (SAAC) pass accompanied by an authorised adult and authorised club, media & RIU personnel. Children aged 5 years and under are not permitted in the IRT Stables. All licenceholders are reminded to carry your licence with you at all times. The only exceptions will be drivers wearing their driving apparel. The only entry and exit points to the IRT Stables on Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day will be via the float park and the IRT Stables side entrance near the Twiggers Stand. There will be access for licenceholders attending official presentations in the presentation area and authorised personnel only via the horse entry/exit door to the track. On Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day, the Lindauer Lawn entrance to the IRT Stables will be closed.

Any person 15 years of age and older who is actively working on the day in the IRT Stables and does not hold a HRNZ Licenceholder’s Pass must be accompanied by a licensed trainer and must arrive via the IRT Stables float park entry in order to gain access to the IRT Stables.

At that entry point you will be provided with an Addington stable pass. If you fail to obtain an Addington stables pass, you will NOT be able to get back into the IRT Stables should you EXIT the IRT Stables during the day. If you are a licenceholder to avoid frustration on the day, please ensure that you bring your licence with you and have it with you at all times. You cannot expect security staff to know that you are a licensed harness trainer, driver or stablehand.

Without your licence you WILL NOT gain access to the IRT Stables.

Owners, Trainers and Drivers Lounge
This is located on the ground floor of the Twiggers Stand. This lounge, including food and beverage facilities, will be available to you from 5.30pm on Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day. Entry is provided on the presentation of your owners pass or HRNZ Licenceholder’s Pass.

NEW Refurbished Male and Female Drivers Rooms
There are new male and female drivers’ rooms. These are located at the IRT Stables, side entrance near the Twiggers Stand. This facility will provide a place for the consumption of non-alcoholic beverages including tea / coffee. TV coverage will also be available in the room. Food will be available from the caravan directly outside the IRT Stables side entrance.

Access to the Presentation Area from the IRT Stables on Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day only To greet your winning horse in the presentation area from the IRT Stables please make your way via the outside of the track
against the outside running rail. Please identify yourself to security staff as this is a restricted area.

Access to the Presentation Area from the Metropolitan Stand and Seating Bowl
On Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day, should you or your owners view their race from the Metropolitan Stand please be aware that access to the presentation area is via the ground floor foyer of the Metropolitan Stand. There will be NZMTC officials stationed in the ground floor foyer who will identify you and your owner and escort you through to the presentation area.

Access to the Racing Integrity Unit (RIU) Room
On Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day, if the RIU Stewards require any drivers or trainers in the Stipendiary Stewards Room located on the Stables Rooftop, access from the IRT Stables will only be available via the internal stairs adjacent to the IRT Numbers Room. Drivers in their driving apparel will gain access without their licence. Trainers will need to show their licence.

Horse Float and Truck Park
Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day / Show Day Races
Float parking will be at the north end of the Orangetheory Stadium. Trainers and float operators are advised that entry/exit will be by the normal main entrance which is via the roundabout at the intersection of Twiggers Street and Jack Hinton Drive.

If you have any queries, please contact the Racing Department at Addington Raceway on 03 338 9094.
Good luck everyone
Yours sincerely
Brian Thompson
Chief Executive Officer
NZMTC

* Syndicates will each receive 10 owner’s passes. (This applies to Christchurch Casino NZ Trotting Cup Day only. Your new Airpark
Canterbury & Addington Owners Pass includes Show Day Races).

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