Mega Maiden Series Announced

Date: 16 Jun 2024

Mega Maiden Series Announced

Karaka Millions riches are set to be amplified next season, with horses eligible for the lucrative NZB Karaka Millions Series racing for an additional $1 million in bonuses.

This exciting series is comprised of 40 non-Saturday Maiden races to be run from September 2024 through to May 2025.

A $25,000 bonus will be struck if a Karaka Millions eligible horse, three years or older, wins one of the races shown below. The winning owner(s) will receive $20,000 and the successful trainer $5,000.

“This series is a great opportunity to boost field sizes across the country outside of our premier racedays, and will give those Karaka Million Eligible horses a chance to compete for a significant bonus,” Darin Balcombe, NZTR COO said

“The selected races provide a spread of region and distance to provide maximum opportunity. We are excited to bring this series to the regions.”

The following conditions also apply to the 40 races:

No horse that is KM eligible will be given preference in terms of entry to a race, normal maiden balloting conditions will apply.

In the event of a KM Bonus race being divided KM Eligible horses will be placed in one race. This will be given priority.

Here is a link to the races:


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