Addington Alabar Super Series on October 9

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August 12

Following eight successful running’s of the Seasonal Super Series held at Addington, the New Zealand Metropolitan Trotting Club (Met) will stage a ninth Alabar Super Series on Friday, October 9, 2015.

As well as some prominent trainers including Robert Dunn, Terry and Glenys Chmiel, Ken Barron, Tim Butt, Jamie Gameson, Nigel McGrath, Brendon McLellan, Cran Dalgety, Robbie Holmes, Brendon Hill, Mark Purdon and Natalie Rasmussen, Nathan Williamson and Phil Williamson cashing in, wins have been achieved by Peter Bagrie, Brian Fahey, Gavin Cook, Craig Edmonds, Alex Hastie, Barry Ford, Don Ross, Noel Taylor and Kevin Townley.

The ninth Series, to be staged also at Addington, will once again cater for lower grade horses with projected stakes totalling greater than $70,000 over three events.

There will be opportunities for:

* C0 pacers at 8 August 2015 – Stake $23,500.

* C1 to C2 pacers at 8 August 2015 – Stake $23,500.

* C0 to C2 trotters at 8 August 2015 – Stake $23,500.

All starters in these races are to receive a minimum stake of $500. There is no enrolment fee payable.

Field selection will be based on a points system.

To qualify to start in these races on October 9, 2015, a horse must have started at least once at a Met meeting between August 21, 2015, and October 2, 2015.

With five Met meetings at Addington during this period there is ample opportunity for owners and trainers to prepare their horses for the series.

It is the intention of the NZMTC that a similar series will take place on February 12, 2016, under like conditions.

Full details and conditions are to follow and can be viewed

Alternatively, please call Brian, Richard or Colin at Addington’s Racing Department on (03) 338 9094.

Courtesy of Ged Mooar Marketing & Commercial Manager,