Enter Now for the 2014 Karaka Million!
The one million dollar Karaka Million for two-year-olds is New Zealand Bloodstock's incentive race for graduates of its National Yearling Sales Series, and is New Zealand's richest race.
Hosted at the Auckland Racing Club's Ellerslie racecourse at a Twilight Meeting on the eve of the Karaka Premier Sale, the race is run over 1200m and carries Restricted Listed status. Every horse entered in the Karaka Million is also eligible for the $100,000 Karaka Mile in their three-year-old season.
Nominations for the 2014 Karaka Million closed on Wednesday 6 March and all race entry fees were due 30 April. A list of eligible two-year-olds will be posted online closer to the start of the 2013/14 New Zealand racing season.
To view the terms and conditions for the 2014 Karaka Million, click here.
The Order of Entry for the 2014 Karaka Million will be determined by prize-money won so the young horses will go to battle around the country during the summer of the 2013/14 season as they try to earn themselves a coveted start. This logo (right) displayed on the nominations and fields produced by NZTR denotes that the horse is qualified for a start in the Karaka Million (two-year-olds) or Karaka 3YO Mile (three-year-olds).
2014 $100,000 Karaka 3YO Mile
The $100,000 Karaka 3YO Mile was upgraded to Restricted Listed status in 2013 and the race is open to graduates of the 2012 National Yearling Sales Series who entered the Karaka Million Series in 2012.
The 1600 metre race will be held at the Karaka Million Twilight Meeting at Ellerslie on Sunday 26 January 2014. To view the terms and conditions for the race, click here.
The Order of Entry for the 2014 Karaka 3YO Mile will be determined by NZTR domestic ratings - those with the lowest ratings will be eliminated first until the safety limit is reached. In the event of horses being on equal ratings these horses will be separated by the Handicapper based on each of the horse's last three starts.
Ruud Awakening pictured after her stunning
win in the 2013 Karaka Million
2013 Karaka 3YO Mile winner Choice Bro
and his winning connections