New Zealand's richest night of racing, the New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Million, is kicking off here at Ellerslie on Saturday 23 January 2021.
As we slowly warm up to the best night of racing in the country, we're re-living just how good it was in 2020.
Today, we check out Probabeel's win in the $1,000,000 Karaka Million 3YO Classic:
More about Probabeel
Probabeel made NZ racing history with her gutsy win in the 2020 edition of the $1,000,000 Karaka Million 3YO by becoming the first horse to win both that, and the Karaka Million 2YO.
In October she was also announced winner of our very own Outstanding Performance of the Year Award for 2019/20, as selected by public vote.
Owner: B J Lindsay Mnzm & Mrs J E A Lindsay
Purchased for: $380,000 at New Zealand Bloodstock's National Yearling Sale (Book 1)
Breeder: G J Chittick
Trainer: Jamie Richards, Te Akau Racing, Matamata
Jockey: Opie Bosson
Sire: Savabeel (AUS) 2001
Dam: Far Fetched (NZ) 2010
Foaling: 6 Nov 2016
On the night, we'll be hosting another $1 million race too - the DoubleTree by Hilton Karaka Million 2YO - a race that is also open to graduates of New Zealand Bloodstock's National Yearling Sales Series.
To check out this year's Order of Entry and see which horses will be running for their share of $1,000,000, click here
Want to come see the action? Click here to buy tickets to the 2021 New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Million