Magic Millions Snippets 2024

Ladbrokes Tip: Interstate visitors have dominated recently Magic Millions Snippets Sprint results at the Gold Coast.

The Magic Millions Snippets is a Restricted race open only to horses sold through the Magic Millions Catalogue Sales and takes place at the Gold Coast Racecourse in mid-January and from 2018 has was previously known as the Magic Millions Sprint.

2023 Magic Millions Snippets Winner King Of Sparta

2023 Magic Millions Snippets winner King Of Sparta. Photo: Steve Hart.

Each season the $13.5 million Gold Coast Magic Millions Race Day is the highlight of the Queensland Summer Racing Carnival.

The meeting now boasts eleven races as of 2024 including three holding Restricted Listed status like the $3 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic and $3 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas.

Another key support act is the $1 million Gold Coast Magic Millions Snippets Sprint run over 1200m.

Other events on the program include the Magic Millions Cup , Magic Millions Subzero (Trophy), Magic Millions Fillies & Mares, Magic Millions QTIS Open, Magic Millions The Syndicate, and the Magic Millions The Debut that in 2024 takes place in two separate editions.

The set weights plus penalties event is a good next-up option for both local Queensland gallopers and interstate visitors coming off a summer campaign via lead-ups like the Boxing Day races run around the country on December 26 each year.

The Gold Coast Magic Millions Snippets 2024 ran on Saturday January 13th, 2024 and saw Team Snowden’s reigning champ King Of Sparta ($1.55F) win the event for the second time with a powerhouse two length late romp home for the punters. 

2024 Magic Millions Snippets Results

The Magic Millions Snippets 2024 results and finishing order will be decided on Saturday January 13th, 2024 and listed below once the race is run and won.

2024 Magic Millions Snippets winner King Of Sparta

2024 Magic Millions Snippets winner King Of Sparta was huge again from the Snowden stable successfully defending his title. Photo: Steve Hart.

  • 1st: #3 King Of Sparta
  • 2nd: #4 Petronius
  • 3rd: #6 Rose Quarts

The Peter & Paul Snowden-trained odds-on favourite and defending champion, King Of Sparta ($1.55F), was too good again letting down to dominate the 2024 Magic Millions Snippets results by two lengths with a successful title defence in the now three-time Magic Millions Day winner.

2024 Magic Millions Snippets Odds

The Magic Millions Snippets 2024 betting odds will be detailed below as soon as markets on the $1 million Restricted summer sprint are out.

Early market betting odds on the 2024 Magic Millions Snippets will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit

Magic Millions Snippets Info

  • Current Race Name: Magic Millions Snippets
  • Date: Saturday January 13th, 2024
  • Track: Gold Coast Racecourse
  • Distance: 1200m
  • Conditions: Set Weights + Penalties
  • Status: Restricted
  • Prize Money: $1,000,000
  • First Run: 2006

Magic Millions Snippets Betting

Betting on the Magic Millions Gold Coast Snippets is very popular with punters each summer. Magic Millions Sprint odds are usually led by sprinters with good form over the distance and those with experience the right-handed way of racing.

A good lead-up performance in earlier summer races in either Queensland or Sydney also help horses start shorter in the Magic Millions Sprint betting markets.

Madam Rouge ($4.80) in 2020, Jonker ($4.80 in 2021), Isotope ($2.80F in 2022), and back-to-back champion King Of Sparta ($1.90 in 2023 and $1.55 in 2024) are the latest favourites in Magic Millions Sprint betting to salute for the punters giving the top elects four straight wins.

Magic Millions Snippets Field

The Gold Coast Magic Millions Snippets race field is made-up of quality Magic Millions sprinters that have likely had a previous Magic Millions Race Day run from earlier years.

Horses trained out of Brisbane and the Gold Coast make-up the bulk of the Magic Millions Snippets field each season and the event has a capacity of 16 starters plus five emergencies.

Good lead-up races for gallopers into the Magic Millions Snippets Field include Brisbane’s Magic Millions The Buffering that offers a ballot exemption to the winner into the Gold Coast feature even if they are not from the Magic Millions Sales and the Listed Christmas Classic (1200m) at Royal Randwick in Sydney in late December.

Madam Rouge (2019-20) was the last sprinter to complete the Christmas Classic – Magic Millions Snippets double.

Runners may back-up out of the Magic Millions Sprint field and contest the Listed Sunshine Coast Cup (1400m) at Caloundra in late January. Scallopini (6th in 2022) was the last Magic Millions Sprint graduate to go on and win the Sunshine Coast Cup.

Magic Millions Sprint betting favoured the 2011 winner Temple Of Boom

Magic Millions Sprint odds were short on the 2011 winner Temple Of Boom. Photo Credit: Steve Hart.

The Magic Millions Snippets nominations are taken by Racing Queensland in late December or early January before the official field and barriers are announced the Wednesday of race week.

2024 Magic Millions Snippets Field

The Magic Millions Snippets 2024 field and barrier draw is released on Wednesday January 10, 2024 and will be listed below once out. 

The reigning champion, the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained King Of Sparta, headlines the 2024 Magic Millions Snippets final field at the Gold Coast.

2024 Magic Millions Snippets Nominations

The Gold Coast Magic Millions Snippets 2024 nominations are released about a fortnight before race day and will be published in full below once announced.

Magic Millions Snippets Tips

Gold Coast Magic Millions Snippets tips include keeping an eye on runners from Queensland stables with previous Gold Coast racing experience, in-form summer gallopers coming off wins in stakes’ company in a lead-up like the Canterbury Classic and those drawn well in the field.

2024 Magic Millions Snippets Tips

Our exclusive Magic Millions Snippets tips 2024 will be found right here as the Gold Coast Magic Millions Race Day approaches.

  • To Win: #3 King Of Sparta ($1.75 at time of publish) – BET NOW

The Gold Coast beckons again for the Team Snowden-trained King Of Sparta who defends his title in the Magic Millions Sprint on Saturday. The I Am Invincible five-year-old is the odds-on favourite firming in the markets for a reason. Last time out he was runner-up in the $1 million The Hunter, he is two-from-two at the track, loves racing fresh, and his form speaks volumes here. Back him to break the year-long winning drought.

Magic Millions Snippets Form Guide

The Magic Millions Snippets form guide provided crucial race info including the barriers, saddlecloth numbers, starting prices, jockeys and trainers of all the horses in the field. Looking at the Magic Millions form guides is key before placing your Gold Coast bets and the best form indicators in the Magic Millions Sprint include inside barriers and good lead-up runs in similar class.

The Magic Millions Sprint form was franked in 2021 with the winner Jonker running third in the Group 1 The Galaxy (1100m), second in the Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) and winning Melbourne’s Group 1 Manikato Stakes (1200m) throughout the year.

The 2022 Magic Millions Snippets third placed Away Game went on to frank that year’s form finishing second next-up in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) on Blue Diamond Stakes Day in Melbourne. Away Game also was second later that year in Adelaide’s Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m).

2024 Magic Millions Snippets Form Guide

A link to our comprehensive Magic Millions Snippets 2024 Form Guide will be provided here the week of the race.

Magic Millions Sprint / Snippets Results

Magic Millions Sprint / Snippets race results over the past decade show a divide between visiting interstate horses and local sunshine state champions. Until the victory by the Tony Gollan-trained mare Isotope in 2022, the last Queensland-trained Magic Millions Sprint winner was Shamrock Slipper (2013) for Liam Birchley.

Sydney stables have dominated the recent Magic Millions Sprint results.

Plenty of smart horses have taken out the race including two-time hero King Of Sparta (2023-24), subsequent Group 1 Manikato Stakes champion Jonker (2021), Viddora (2018), Husson Eagle (2016), Whittington (2014), and Temple Of Boom (2011) who went on to win the following year’s Group 1 The Galaxy in Sydney.

Past Magic Millions Sprint / Snippets Winners

Year Winner Second Third Time
2024 King Of Sparta Petronius Rose Quartz 1:08.26
2023 King Of Sparta Shooting For Gold Vowmaster 1:09.27
2022 Isotope Tycoonist Away Game 1:08.12
2021 Jonker Exhilarates Roheryn 1:09.12
2020 Madam Rouge Isaurian Morrissy 1:08.96
2019 Egyptian Symbol Fiery Heights Dothraki 1:08.17
2018 Viddora Snitzkraft Egyptian Symbol 1:08.69
2017 Target In Sight Viddora Murt The Flirt 1:08.78
2016 Husson Eagle Wild Rain Le Cordon Bleu 1:01.74
2015 Straturbo Happy Galaxy Missy Longstocking 1:03.57
2014 Whittington Emmalene Steel Zip 1:01.77
2013 Shamrock Slipper Bella Rossie Rocket To Glory 0:57.76
2012 Schiffer Seek And Find Nuptse 0:56.53
2011 Temple Of Boom Huckleberry Dane Atomic Force 0:57.69
2010 Warrior Girl Fab Vevola Al’s Best Mate / Backstabber 0:57.15
2009 Keen Commander Mfuwe Sir Monashee 0:55.9
2008 Sir Monashee Kaphero Charmana Star 0:56.73
2007 Helter Skelter Sir Monashee Algorithm 0:56.73
2006 Daimyo Any Suggestion All Bar One 0:56.87