Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2017

Saturday January 14th

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.

Magic Millions 2YO Classic betting often favours in-form fillies

Driefontein is one of four Magic Millions 2YO Classic winners for Sydney trainer Gai Waterhouse. Photo Credit: Steve Hart.

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.

# Form Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
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
19e 1 IMAGINALTHEPEOPLE Ben Currie TBA 3 57kg
20e 54 ZUKAZ Stuart Kendrick TBA 5 57kg
21e 87 GWAPO Scott Morrisey TBA 19 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.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
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
21e GWAPO Scott Morrisey 0
20e ZUKAZ Stuart Kendrick 0
19e IMAGINALTHEPEOPLE Ben Currie 0
15 COLOSIMO Steven O’dea Paul Hammersley 0
17e TIARA STAR Toby Edmonds 0

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Winners

Year Winner Second Third Time
2018 TBD TBD TBD TBD
2017 Houtzen Chauffeur Madeenaty 1:09.49
2016 Capitalist Nikitas Candika 1:09.2
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
1998 Catnipped Spend Phorous 1:09.0
1997 General Nediym Special Dane My Halo Broke 1:09.03
1996 Winger Charger Our Banker La Snippette 1:10.1
1995 Zephyrz Gold Ace Pottinger 1:09.3
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 Sedgewyn Chortle 1:09.5
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
1989 Sunblazer Scomasc Red Rancher 1:10.4
1989 Malibu Magic Tristanagh Proudly 1:10.1
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