Magic Millions Subzero 2024

The Magic Millions Subzero race was formerly known as the Magic Millions Trophy.

The Magic Millions Subzero – formerly known as the Magic Millions Trophy and Magic Millions Stayers Cup – is one of the $1 million feature races held at the Gold Coast Racecourse on the hugely popular $13.5 million Magic Millions Race Day each summer.

2022 Magic Millions Subzero Winner Navy Cross
2022 Magic Millions Subzero winner Navy Cross. Photo: Steve Hart.

The Queensland meet runs in mid-January annually and features eleven Magic Millions races as of 2024 led by the $3 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) and the $3 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m) as well as the $1 million Magic Millions Cup (1400m).

Other events on the program include the Magic Millions Snippets (Sprint), Magic Millions Fillies & Mares, Magic Millions QTIS Open, Magic Millions The Syndicate, and the Magic Millions The Debut which will be run in two separate divisions for the different genders in 2024.

The Magic Millions Subzero is a quality handicap staying race currently run over 2200m.

The race is currently named in honour of the late, great grey galloper Subzero, affectionately dubbed “Subbie”, best known for winning the 1992 Melbourne Cup.

The 2024 Gold Coast Magic Millions Subzero Trophy ran on Saturday January 13, 2024 and was won by the consistent Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained So United ($5.50).

2024 Magic Millions Subzero Results

The official Magic Millions Subzero 2024 results and finishing order will be known on Saturday January 13, 2024 and published below.

2024 Magic Millions Subzero winner So United

2024 Magic Millions Subzero winner So United was brave holding off the challengers at the Gold Coast. Photo: Steve Hart.

  • 1st: #6 So United
  • 2nd: #5 Parry Sound
  • 3rd: #3 Zennzella

In-form So You Think six-year-old, So United, held his nerve under pressure at the Gold Coast with the Waterhouse & Bott $5.50 pop fighting off challengers to win the 2024 Magic Millions Subzero results, proving experience a valuable asset on the Gold Coast.

2024 Magic Millions Subzero Odds

The Magic Millions Subzero 2024 odds will be listed below as soon as released.

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Magic Millions Subzero Race Info

  • Date: Saturday January 13, 2024
  • Track: Gold Coast Racecourse
  • Distance: 2200m
  • Conditions: Quality Handicap
  • Status: Restricted
  • Prize Money: $1,000,000
  • First Run: 2006

Magic Millions Subzero Betting

Magic Millions Subzero betting often opens before the official field is announced with all-in prices offered on the potential runners in the Restricted Listed Magic Millions Race Day event.

Horses that have run in previous editions of the race or contested another event like the Magic Millions Guineas during their three-year-old season often feature high up the Magic Millions Subzero odds.

Previous Gold Coast race experience, being Group 1 performed, proven Group winners and gallopers from the top interstate stables are also the major players in the Magic Millions Subzero betting markets each summer.

There was a notable upset in 2022 with Navy Cross winning at Magic Millions Subzero odds of $16.

Magic Millions Subzero Field

The Gold Coast Magic Millions Subzero race field attracts a quality line-up of graduates out of the Magic Millions sales and many have had a previous run at the Magic Millions mid-January race day.

Horses from both Queensland stables and interstate training operations take to the Magic Millions Gold Coast Subzero field each summer and could even be resuming in the $1 million feature.

Horses may come into the Magic Millions Subzero field via a number of earlier summer races including Sydney’s Group 2 $2 million The Ingham (1600m) – formerly known as the Villiers Stakes – in December.

In 2015 – 16 Tinto ran second in the Villiers Stakes before winning the Magic Millions Trophy the next month.

Queensland Racing take the early Magic Millions Subzero nominations in the first week of January with the final field and barriers out on the Wednesday before race day.

2024 Magic Millions Subzero Field

The Magic Millions Subzero 2024 field is set for release on the Wednesday of race week and will be listed below along with the barrier draw. 

The Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Listed Lord Stakes winning Snitzel mare, Zennzella, is tipped to salute again up in distance as favourite in the 2024 Magic Millions Subzero final field.

2024 Magic Millions Subzero Nominations

The official Gold Coast Magic Millions Subzero 2024 Nominations close in early January, just under two weeks before the iconic $13.5 million Magic Millions Race Day in Queensland.

Magic Millions Subzero Tips

Gold Coast Magic Millions Subzero tips include looking for previous performers in the race from earlier years, runners with winning form at the Gold Coast track, older horses proven in top company and well-weighted gallopers in good form over the summer.

2024 Magic Millions Subzero Tips

Our Ladbrokes’ insider Magic Millions Subzero tips 2024 will be available below leading up to the Gold Coast Magic Millions Races.

  • To Win: #3 Zennzella ($4.20 at time of publish) – BET NOW

Zennzella eyes the Subzero staying crown, the Lord Stakes winning mare seeking Magic Millions glory at the Gold Coast. The Snitzel mare ascends to 2200m after her last start Caulfield triumph over 2000, and the Group 1 VRC Oaks form (from 2022) bodes well. She is sure to relish the sting out of track. Classy four-year-old on the rise from a gun stable.

Magic Millions Subzero Form Guide

The Magic Millions Gold Coast Subzero form guide gives you all the information you need to place a successful bet on the race including the saddlecloth numbers and starting barriers of the runners, as well as the jockeys and trainers for all horses in the field.

The Magic Millions Subzero form from 2022 was franked with Rebel Rama, third in the MM Subzero, going on to finish runner-up in that July’s Grafton Cup and third in the spring’s $1 million The Five Diamond Prelude in Sydney.

2024 Magic Millions Subzero Form Guide

A link to the comprehensive Magic Millions Subzero 2024 Form Guide will be provided below the week of the race.

Magic Millions Subzero Results

A number of horses have won this event on multiple occasions including Drizzle (2007-08), Tinto (2015-16), and Tumultuous (2018-19).

Magic Millions Trophy / Magic Millions Subzero Winners

Magic Millions Trophy / Magic Millions Subzero winners, place-getters and winning times going back to 2006 are detailed in the below table.

Year Place Horse Time
Magic Millions Subzero
1st So United 2 minutes 14.61 seconds
2nd Parry Sound
3rd Zennzella
Magic Millions Subzero
1st Sky Lab 2 minutes 14.37 seconds
2nd Street Dancer
3rd Outlandos
Magic Millions Subzero
1st Navy Cross 2 minutes 26.69 seconds
2nd Outlandos
3rd Rebel Rama
Magic Millions Subzero
1st Black On Gold 2 minutes 30.19 seconds
2nd Parry Sound
3rd Elaborate
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Primitivo  2 minutes 28.87 seconds
2nd Black On Gold
3rd A Man To Match
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Tumultuous  2 minutes 14.37 seconds
2nd Goodfella
3rd Black On Gold
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Tumultuous 2 minutes 13.98 seconds
2nd Sedanzer
3rd Outraged
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Stratum Star 2 minutes 16.08 seconds
2nd Feltre
3rd Payroll
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Tinto 1 minute 47.36 seconds
2nd Feltre
3rd Centre Pivot
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Tinto 1 minute 48.69 seconds
2nd Our Boy Nicholas
3rd Off The Rails
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Noisy Ocean 1 minute 48.06 seconds
2nd Scorpio Queen
3rd Dienekes
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Kinnersley 1 minute 48.23 seconds
2nd Anagold
3rd Bid Spotter
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Kontiki Park 1 minute 49.3 seconds
2nd Playaction
3rd Racing Heart
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Femina Fashion 1 minute 49.82 seconds
2nd Pepperwood
3rd Fusakeo
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Hidden Wonder 1 minute 49.21 seconds
2nd La Zeel
3rd Adnocon
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Pepperwood 1 minute 48.72 seconds
2nd Ashraf
3rd Causeyacan
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Drizzle 1 minute 49.88 seconds
2nd Nellie Got There
3rd Showify
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Drizzle 1 minute 48.89 seconds
2nd Line By Line
3rd Rapid Reason
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Break The Barrier 1 minute 48.89 seconds
2nd Willy Leica
3rd Picablu

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