Show Day Races
If it’s a fabulous family day out, then this is the day for you. Bring the kids, a picnic* and you can sit back, relax and enjoy the wonderful days racing, along with live music on the Lindauer Lawn. There will be a new children's entertainment zone with activities for all ages and there are No Public Holiday Surcharges!
*There is no BYO alcohol allowed
- Friday 16 November 2018, 10:30am—7:00pm
- Addington Raceway, 75 Jack Hinton Drive, Christchurch
- R18 Supervised Area
Come and join us on track to celebrate Canterbury Anniversary Day. Show Day Races at Addington Raceway on Friday 16 November 2018 is the ultimate family and harness racing day out! Feature races include the Woodlands NZ Free For All for the very best pacers and the Haras des Trotteurs Dominion Trot for the highest quality trotters.
General Admission - Gold Coin Donation for Charity!
This year we will once again be supporting the Maia Health Foundation and we kindly ask for a gold coin donation upon entry with all proceeds going to support their amazing cause.
Entry includes access to all general public areas, including the Lindauer and Blanc de Blanc Lawns, Twiggers and the Christian Cullen Lounge. There will be live music on the Lindauer Lawn and our new children’s entertainment zone with activities for all ages.
Spectators Bar & Bistro
If you are looking for somewhere to base yourself for the day then Spectators is the perfect spot. Located on the ground floor of the Metropolitan Stand, Spectators opens directly out onto the Lindauer Lawn. Included in the price is a race guide and access to casual seating in Spectators, food & beverage and TAB facilities.
2018 Spectators Price:
$25 per person + booking fee (available 3 Sept until sold out)
Children aged 14 years and under are free (limited tickets)
If you really want to relax, enjoy the company of friends, family or work colleagues, then leave the organising to us. We have hospitality packages to suit everyone. For further details or to book visit our Hospitality page. Please note limited spaces remain.
Kiwi Punters Championship Grand Final
The Grand Final of the 2018 Kiwi Punters Championship is also being held at Addington Raceway on Show Day. For all the details of the championship, including how to compete for your slice of over $100,000 in local prizes and a trip for two to LAS VEGAS, where you’ll contend for US$2.5M at the National Horseplayers Championship Tour Final in February 2019, visit our Kiwi Punters Championship page.
Getting To & From
As there is limited on-site parking on Show Day, it is strongly recommended you taxi or bus to the track. Blue Star Taxi's and Red Bus services will be operating throughout the city.