RELIVE IT: 2020 Karaka Million 3YO Classic won by Probabeel

30 Dec 2020
Auckland Thoroughbred Racing

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.

What next?

  • 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

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