Ladbrokes Tip: Fillies have a strong record over the boys in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic at the Gold Coast.
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic is a Restricted Listed race run at the Gold Coast Racecourse in mid-January as part of the $10 million Magic Millions Race Day each summer in Queensland. It is one of two $2 million races on the card along with the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas and is run at set weights.
Only graduates from the Magic Millions Sales are eligible to run in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic field, which is contested over 1200m and offers $1.2 million in prize money to the winner.
Key lead-up races into the Gold Coast Magic Millions Classic include the Listed Phelan Ready Stakes (1050m) at Doomben in December, the Group 3 BJ McLachlan Stakes (1200m) in Brisbane on New Year’s Eve and other Gold Coast races run the Saturday prior to Magic Millions Day.
The latest edition of the Magic Millions 2YO Classic ran on Saturday January 14th.
2017 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Results
- 1st: Houtzen
- 2nd: Chauffeur
- 3rd: Madeenaty
Magic Millions 2YO Classic Race Info
- Date: Saturday January 14th
- Track: Gold Coast Racecourse
- Distance: 1200m
- Conditions: Set Weights – 2YOs
- Status: Restricted Listed
- Prize Money: $2 million
- First Run: 1987
Magic Millions 2YO Classic Field
The Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic field attracts a class line-up of promising young juvenile racehorses that were purchased at one of the Magic Millions Sale auctions at the Gold Coast or in Tasmania, Perth and Adelaide.
Colts and geldings as well as fillies all face off in the Magic Millions Classic field every January vying for a share in the $2 million prize money. Many of the runners come off lead-up summer runs in Brisbane and the race can serve as a good lead-up to the autumn’s Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes in Sydney.
Early entries for the Magic Millions 2YO Classic close the September prior followed by first Acceptances that December and then the final field the week of the race.
2017 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Field
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2017 field was released Monday January 9, 2017 and features a capacity 16 starters plus five emergencies.
Undefeated runners including the Chris Munce-trained Ours To Keep and local hope Houtzen are standouts in the 2017 Magic Millions Classic field.
The official 2017 Magic Millions Classic Barrier Draw took place on Tuesday morning live from the Gold Coast and race favourite Houtzen suffered a blow drawing the outside alley. She will jump from 16 of 16 with emergencies out. Big winners in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic barriers include the unbeaten Chris Munce-trained Ours To Keep in gate four and the rails-drawn Madeenaty for Lindsay Park.
|1||1×11||OURS TO KEEP||Chris Munce||Damian Browne||4||57kg|
|2||55212||GOODFELLA||Bjorn Baker||Brenton Avdulla||14||57kg|
|3||214||BRING IT HOME POP||Darryl Hansen||Luke Tarrant||20||57kg|
|4||13||CHAUFFEUR||Gerald Ryan||Joshua Parr||12||57kg|
|5||31||FALCONIC||Gary Portelli||Koby Jennings||8||57kg|
|6||8152||SAXTON ROCK||Matthew Dunn||Robbie Fradd||15||57kg|
|7||163||ARRESTAR||Matthew Dunn||Damian Lane||11||57kg|
|8||131||MADEENATY||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Mark Zahra||1||55kg|
|9||11||CHAMP ELECT||Chris Munce||Kerrin McEvoy||17||55kg|
|10||1x||INVINCIBLE STAR||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||16||55kg|
|11||11||HOUTZEN||Toby Edmonds||Jeff Lloyd||21||55kg|
|12||41×5||MADAME MOUSTACHE||Chris Waller||Blake Shinn||13||55kg|
|13||1||FROM WITHIN||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||7||55kg|
|14||21×68||REAL PRINCESS||Liam Birchley||Tye Angland||10||55kg|
|15||119||COLOSIMO||Steven O’dea||Paul Hammersley||18||55kg|
|16||14||CELLARGIRL||Kelly Schweida||James Orman||6||55kg|
|17e||42×15||TIARA STAR||Toby Edmonds||TBA||2||55kg|
|18e||4×2||INVADER||Peter & Paul Snowden||TBA||9||57kg|
Magic Millions 2YO Classic Betting
Betting on the Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic is big business each summer and futures markets are open weeks in advance of the races.
Plenty of upsets have occurred during the race’s history, but horses dominant in Magic Millions Classic odds are those with previous wins on their records in stakes company. Proven records in lead-up Brisbane races under the same conditions and Group winners also dominate Magic Millions betting each summer.
2017 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Odds
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic odds 2017 will be published below as soon as available.
Magic Millions 2YO Classic Tips
Gold Coast Magic Millions Classic tips include looking for two-year-olds with at least two career runs on their record as no horse has won the race at their second start. Proven stakes and Group status winners also do well in the Magic Millions tips each year and those with winning form over a similar distance the right-handed way of racing are also worth tipping.
Magic Millions 2YO Classic Form Guide
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic form guide gives punters key information on the horses in the field including saddlecloth numbers, barriers, trainers & jockeys and previous form for all the runners. Looking for graduates out of the Wyong Magic Millions Classic as well as the key Brisbane lead-up races when doing the Gold Coast Magic Millions Classic form is crucial.
Fillies also have a good recent record in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic results so checking the form guide on the Gold Coast race on the fillies taking on the boys in the field can prove lucrative for punters.
Magic Millions 2YO Classic Results
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic results from the past decade show a near even mix of winners from local Queensland stables and those visiting from interstate. The last Queensland-trained Magic Millions Classic winner was Le Chef (2015) before Sydney’s Capitalist (2016) took out the following year’s edition.
Notable fillies to win the Magic Millions 2YO Classic include Driefontein (2012), Karuta Queen (2011) and Military Rose (2010).
2017 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Results
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2017 results and finishing order will be published below as soon as available.
|1||11||HOUTZEN||Toby Edmonds||Jeff Lloyd||–||16||55kg||$4EF|
|2||4||CHAUFFEUR||Gerald Ryan||Joshua Parr||0.5L||9||57kg||$19|
|3||8||MADEENATY||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Mark Zahra||2.8L||1||55kg||$9|
|4||2||GOODFELLA||Bjorn Baker||Brenton Avdulla||2.9L||11||57kg||$17|
|5||18e||INVADER||Peter & Paul Snowden||Dwayne Dunn||3L||6||57kg||$26|
|6||10||INVINCIBLE STAR||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||3.8L||13||55kg||$9|
|7||9||CHAMP ELECT||Chris Munce||Kerrin McEvoy||5.1L||14||55kg||$31|
|8||14||REAL PRINCESS||Liam Birchley||Tye Angland||5.3L||7||55kg||$101|
|9||1||OURS TO KEEP||Chris Munce||Damian Browne||6.6L||2||57kg||$8|
|10||3||BRING IT HOME POP||Darryl Hansen||Luke Tarrant||6.7L||15||57kg||$61|
|11||12||MADAME MOUSTACHE||Chris Waller||Blake Shinn||6.9L||10||55kg||$41|
|12||7||ARRESTAR||Matthew Dunn||Damian Lane||8.2L||8||57kg||$151|
|13||13||FROM WITHIN||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||8.4L||4||55kg||$4EF|
|14||5||FALCONIC||Gary Portelli||Koby Jennings||8.6L||5||57kg||$19|
|15||6||SAXTON ROCK||Matthew Dunn||Robbie Fradd||9.6L||12||57kg||$151|
|16||16||CELLARGIRL||Kelly Schweida||James Orman||12.1L||3||55kg||$21|
|–||15||COLOSIMO||Steven O’dea||Paul Hammersley||–||0||–||–|
|–||17e||TIARA STAR||Toby Edmonds||–||–||0||–||–|
Magic Millions 2YO Classic Winners
|2015||Le Chef||Pepperano||Single Gaze||1:10.8|
|2014||Unencumbered||Oakleigh Girl||Ruby Soho||1:09.6|
|2013||Real Surreal||Sweet Idea||Missy Longstocking||1:09.98|
|2012||Driefontein||No Looking Back||Alezan Thunder||1:09.49|
|2011||Karuta Queen||Combat Kitty||Schiffer||1:11.0|
|2010||Military Rose||Ambers Waltz||Demanding Miss||1:10.2|
|2009||Phelan Ready||Paprika||Motown Lady||1:10.0|
|2008||Augusta Proud||She’s Meaner||High Rollin Woman||1:09.4|
|2007||Mimi Lebrock||Husson Lightning||Royal Asscher||1:09.9|
|2006||Mirror Mirror||Churchill Downs||Reigart||1:09.8|
|2005||Bradburys Luck||Emit Time||Snitzel||1:09.4|
|2004||Dance Hero||Not A Single Doubt||Marie Madeleine||1:08.7|
|2003||Regimental Gal||Danbird||How Funny||1:09.8|
|2002||Lovely Jubly||Chuckle||Cool Trent||1:09.5|
|2001||Excellerator||Miss Bussell||Magic Albert||1:09.7|
|2000||Assertive Lad||Belle Du Jour||Rapid Man||1:09.3|
|1999||Testa Rossa||Sally Magic||Shalt Not||1:09.5|
|1997||General Nediym||Special Dane||My Halo Broke||1:09.03|
|1996||Winger Charger||Our Banker||La Snippette||1:10.1|
|1994||Brave Warrior||St. Covet||Discreet Lady||1:10.2|
|1993||Our Fiction||Flying Tycoon||Tiba Tiba||1:09.5|
|1992||Clan O’Sullivan||Guards Time||Snippets Girl||1:28.1|
|1992||Clan O’Sullivan||Zodiac Miss||Quick Snip||1:08.46|
|1991||Bold Promise||Musical Chairs||Dangerous Seam||1:09.5|
|1990||St. Jude||Trustful||Quick Score||1:10.61|
|1990||Dancers Joy||Mahaasin||Rhythmic Charm||1:10.0|
|1988||Molokai Prince||Prince Regent||Good Time Dancer||1:11.2|
|1988||Sea Cabin||Regal Devotion||Mean Eyes||1:14.2|
|1987||Snippets||Prince Anton||Mother Duck||1:09.9|