Allied Security new Vase sponsor

NEW MAURICE HOLMES VASE SPONSOR Addington is pleased to announce that one of the key lead up races to the Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup has a new sponsor in 2014. Allied Security, who is a key business partner of Addington’s, will take naming rights of the Group 3 $25,000 Maurice Holmes Vase. The race is…

August noms for Show Day Futurity

AUGUST NOMINATIONS FOR $84,000 SHOW DAY FUTURITY SERIES Tuesday 22 July The Show Day Futurity Series (SDFS) will once again be programmed this spring at Addington Raceway with estimated stakes of $84,000. Addington is also pleased to announce that for the second year running, harness racing enthusiasts Glenys and Philip Kennard are sponsoring and the…

Payment dates for NZ Cup/Dominion

IMPORTANT DATES FOR NZ CUP & DOMINION This year nominations for the 2014 Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup and Hellers Dominion at Addington will be taken earlier than previous years to increase exposure and to enable fixed odds markets to open mid-August. Nominations for both races will close at 3.00pm on Wednesday, August 13,…

Met minimum stake increase

MINIMUM STAKES UP 40 PERCENT – YOU START WE PAY Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Addington is pleased to announce that minimum stakes are on the increase to $7000 for the 2014-15 season for New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) races which is a 40% increase on minimum stakes from the 2013-14 season. This represents a…

Katy Perry 2nd in Breeders Heat

JOANNE’S A DELIGHT HOLDS IN CAMBRIDGE HEAT Kentuckiana Lodge filly Katy Perry had to settle for second to the Nigel McGrath-trained Joanne’s A Delight in the $5000 Australasian Breeders Crown 2YO fillies heat at Cambridge on Thursday, July 10. After a being on the easy list following a fall on Harness Jewels day (May 31),…

Addington stakes up by $1 million

ADDINGTON STAKES UP BY $1 MILLION SINCE 2012 Wednesday March 26, 2014 The New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (NZMTC) is delighted to report that its latest projections have it on target to pay-out a total of $7.2 million in stakes and bonuses for the 2013-14 racing season. This forecasted pay-out is an increase of 12%…

Addington Met Multiplier update

ADDINGTON PAYS OUT $187,500 IN BONUSES Addington’s Met Multiplier has proven extremely popular since its inception some 20 months ago. Twenty-five pacers or trotters have now earned the Met Multiplier bonus with $7500 paid out to each qualifying horse’s owners and trainers. The “Met Multiplier Honour Roll” shows harness horses right across the classes in…

Christen Me third in Vict. Cup

CHRISTEN ME LUCKLESS THIRD AT MELTON The rub of the green was against third-placed favourite Christen Me in For A Reason’s $A400,000 SEW Eurodrive Victoria Cup at Tabcorp Park, Melton, on Saturday, December 14. Driver Dexter Dunn had no luck with the Kentuckiana Lodge star from the outside of the second row, but he produced…

Jack Black in Queensland

IM JACK BLACK A QUEENSLANDER NOW . . . Jack Black is to have his first Queensland start for Beaudesert trainer Wayne Graham at Albion Park, Brisbane, on Friday night. Registered as Im Jack Black in Australia, the 3YO Mach Three-Black And Royal gelding was formerly developed by Kentuckiana Lodge trainer Cran Dalgety, for Chrissie…

Bettors Fire wins Bunbury Cup

BETTORS FIRE CONTINUES GOOD WA SEASON Former Kentuckiana Lodge pacer Bettor’s Fire continued his good West Australian record with victory in the $A50,000 Prince Of Wales Bunbury Cup on Saturday, December 7, 2013. The 5YO Bettor’s Delight-Sparks A Flyin gelding was checked early from the two gate, but secured a trail before moving out in…