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Last Chance For Karaka Million Noms
NZB has announced that Easter Sunday (April 8) "is the deadline for all Karaka Carnival Sale graduates to enter New Zealand Bloodstock's two exciting, new incentive races: the 2008 Karaka Million and Carnival Sale Bonus Race. Due to be be hosted by the Northern Cluster of racing clubs on the eve of next year's Karaka Premier Sale, NZ's richest race for 2YOs will form the feature of a twilight meeting at Ellerslie racecourse. The initial entry fee for the race is NZ$750+GST. An additional incentive for graduates of the inaugural Karaka Carnival Sale is the chance to win a NZ$100,000 bonus (including NZ$10,000 to the owner of the yearling at the time of sale). The first Carnival Sale graduate past the post in the Carnival Sale Bonus 2YO Race at Ellerslie on Derby Day will win the NZ$100,000 bonus, even if they come last in the race. The entry fee is NZ$250+GST.