Addington news, September 5

2012 NZ METRO TC CUP DAY COUNTDOWN DRESS TO IMPRESS On Friday 28 September we are delighted to announce we will be hosting a luncheon in our Silks Lounge at Addington Raceway and Events Centre. This event will be the ultimate style guide to dressing for Christchurch Casino New Zealand Trotting Cup Day, Tuesday 13 November…

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HRV wins notable case

HARNESS RACING VICTORIA WINS CASE Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) defended an action brought against it by Sportsbet Pty Ltd (Sportsbet) in the Federal Court of Australia.  The case ran over two weeks (in March and August 2011).Sportsbet challenged the Victorian legislation under which HRV charges a race field fee.  Sportsbet also challenged HRV’s ability to…

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Blue Chip Farms sponsoring ABC

BLUE CHIP FARMS SUPPORT AUSTRALASIAN BREEDERS CROWN In a major coup, Harness Racing Victoria announced on Thursay July 12 that New York-based breeding giant, Blue Chip Farms, will be the naming rights sponsor of the upcoming 2012 Australasian Breeders Crown Race Series. In a first for Australasian Harness Racing, a world renowned American Breeding Farm…

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Jack Trainor in Junior Championship

JACK TRAINOR QUALIFIES FOR NZ CHAMPIONSHIP The qualifying is over for this year’s New Zealand Junior Driving Championship to be held at harness racing headquarters – Addington Raceway in Christchurch – later this month. The championship, to be known as the Speckos NZ Junior Driver Championship (thanks to harness racing loyalist and sponsor Ivan McNicholl),…

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