Group races confirmed for richest race day on the calendar
Breednet - Tuesday, 4 July 2017
New Zealand Bloodstock (NZB) in partnership with the Auckland Racing Club (ARC) can now confirm the six races that are carded for New Zealand's richest race day – the Karaka Million Twilight Meeting to be held on Saturday 27 January.

The headline acts for the meet at Ellerslie are the 11th edition of the $1m Karaka Million Two-Year-Old 1200m (RL) and the inaugural running of the $1m Karaka Million 3YO Classic 1600m (RL).

These races along with the Karaka Million Stayers Cup, which will now be held on Sunday 14 January, are the three-races that make up NZB's lucrative Karaka Million incentive series.

Boosting the twilight meeting are the addition of four prestigious Group races:
- Group 2 Westbury Classic Fillies & Mares 1400m $100,000
- Group 3 City Of Auckland Cup Open Handicap 2400m $200,000
- Group 3 Concorde Handicap Open Handicap 1200m $70,000
- Group 3 Mr Tiz Trophy 3yo 1200m $70,000

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