Ladbrokes Tip: Queensland horses have a poor recent record in the Gold Coast Magic Millions Cup
The Magic Millions Cup is a $1 million race held as part of the $10 million Gold Coast Magic Millions Race Day in mid-January each Queensland Summer Racing Carnival. The meeting hosts nine races open only to Magic Millions Sales graduates including the $2 million Magic Millions Classic and $2 million Magic Millions Guineas.
The Gold Coast Magic Millions Cup is a Restricted Listed event offering the winner $600,000 in prize money, and is run under quality handicap conditions over 1400m. The maximum handicap is 61kg and minimum is 54kg, while the field capacity is 16 horses plus five emergencies that all came via a Magic Millions Catalogue.
Horses come into the Magic Millions Cup field via earlier summer races including the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) in Sydney or the Group 3 George Moore Stakes (1200m) in Brisbane. Many runners will have had a start in either the Magic Millions Cup or another Magic Millions race in previous years.
The latest edition of the Magic Millions Cup ran on Saturday January 14, 2017.
2017 Magic Millions Cup Results
- 1st: Testashadow
- 2nd: Perfect Dare
- 3rd: Snippets Land
Magic Millions Cup Race Info
- Date: Saturday January 14, 2017
- Track: Gold Coast Racecourse
- Distance: 1400m
- Conditions: Quality Handicap
- Status: Restricted Listed
- Prize Money: $1 million
- First Run: 2003
Magic Millions Cup Field
The Gold Coast Magic Millions Cup 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 Cup field each summer and could even be resuming in the $1 million feature.
Queensland Racing take the early Magic Millions Cup nominations in late December the year before with the final field and barriers out on the Wednesday before race day.
2017 Magic Millions Cup Field
The Magic Millions Cup 2017 field is set for release on Wednesday January 11, 2017 and will be listed below along with the barrier draw.
The official 2017 Magic Millions Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw can be found below. The Magic Millions Cup field drew a capacity number of final acceptors led by the reigning champion Lucky Hussler and flying Brisbane galloper Most Important.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Br.||Wgt.||Hcp. Rating|
|1||6x129x791x||LUCKY HUSSLER||Darren Weir||Brad Rawiller||14||61kg||115|
|2||4483123111||MOST IMPORTANT||Tony Gollan||Robbie Fradd||6||56kg||105|
|3||415×406253||HOPFGARTEN||Robert Heathcote||Larry Cassidy||7||55.5kg||104|
|4||1342×05211||KENJORWOOD||Darren Weir||Damian Lane||18||55.5kg||104|
|5||2x2413x0x0||SIR MOMENTS||Steven O’dea||Paul Hammersley||4||55.5kg||104|
|6||0x82x348x8||STRAWBERRY BOY||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||19||55kg||103|
|7||2421545×24||SNIPPETS LAND||Peter & Paul Snowden||TBA||8||54.5kg||102|
|8||8x3586x255||BACHMAN||Gerald Ryan||Tim Clark||1||54kg||97|
|9||7121x1782x||TESTASHADOW||Gary Portelli||Ms Deanne Panya (a)||13||54kg||95|
|10||0x42553112||SNOOPY||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||10||54kg||94|
|11||x3041231x3||OFF THE RAILS||Bjorn Baker||Christian Reith||21||54kg||92|
|12||1131×70411||LOYALTY MAN||Michael Moroney||Craig Williams||11||54kg||89|
|13||335x96x575||BALIGARI||Lloyd Kennewell||Joe Bowditch||20||54kg||86|
|14||x19271412x||THE ILIAD||John & Chris Meagher||TBA||9||54kg||85|
|15||03550×6120||PERFECT DARE||Matthew Dunn||TBA||12||54kg||83|
|16||x100x416x8||WAR JET||Joe Cleary||Noel Callow||17||54kg||83|
|18e||42x1115x23||MONSIEUR GUSTAVE||Darryl Hansen||Luke Tarrant||3||54kg||78|
|19e||47x15814x0||WE’RE SURE||Peter & Paul Snowden||TBA||5||54kg||77.5|
|20e||44×1333215||CHOICE WE HAD||Peter & Paul Snowden||TBA||15||54kg||77|
Magic Millions Cup Betting
Magic Millions Cup 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 Cup 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 Cup betting markets each summer.
2017 Magic Millions Cup Odds
The Magic Millions Cup 2017 odds will be listed below as soon as released.
Magic Millions Cup Tips
Gold Coast Magic Millions Cup 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.
Stay tuned for our insider Ladbrokes Magic Millions Cup tips for 2017.
2017 Magic Millions Cup Tips
Our insider Magic Millions Cup tips 2017 will be available below leading up to the Gold Coast Magic Millions Races.
Magic Millions Cup Form Guide
The Magic Millions Gold Coast Cup 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.
Doing the Magic Millions Cup form is important before enjoying a punt on the race and means looking out for runners with a good Gold Coast track record, those with winning form around the distance (1400m), horses dropping in weight from their last start and in-form summer gallopers.
Magic Millions Cup Results
Some top middle-distance gallopers have headed the Magic Millions Cup results in recent years including Lucky Hussler (2016) and Triple Elegance (2013). Runners from stables outside of Queensland have a dominant record in the Magic Millions Cup results from the past decade with the last Queensland-trained horses to take out the race being Spirit Of Boom (2012).
2017 Magic Millions Cup Results
The Magic Millions Cup 2017 results and finishing order will be known on Saturday January 14, 2017 and published below.
|1||9||TESTASHADOW||Gary Portelli||Ms Deanne Panya (a)||–||11||54kg||$31|
|2||15||PERFECT DARE||Matthew Dunn||Jim Byrne||0.1L||10||54kg||$61|
|3||7||SNIPPETS LAND||Peter & Paul Snowden||Blake Shinn||0.2L||6||54.5kg||$8|
|4||11||OFF THE RAILS||Bjorn Baker||Christian Reith||0.3L||15||54kg||$41|
|5||2||MOST IMPORTANT||Tony Gollan||Robbie Fradd||0.8L||4||56kg||$4.80|
|6||6||STRAWBERRY BOY||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||1.1L||14||55kg||$14|
|7||1||LUCKY HUSSLER||Darren Weir||Brad Rawiller||1.2L||12||61kg||$3F|
|8||3||HOPFGARTEN||Robert Heathcote||Larry Cassidy||1.3L||5||55.5kg||$8|
|9||5||SIR MOMENTS||Steven O’dea||Paul Hammersley||1.4L||3||55.5kg||$26|
|10||12||LOYALTY MAN||Michael Moroney||Craig Williams||1.9L||9||54kg||$21|
|11||10||SNOOPY||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||2L||8||54kg||$11|
|12||14||THE ILIAD||John & Chris Meagher||Ronald Stewart||3.5L||7||54kg||$101|
|13||18e||MONSIEUR GUSTAVE||Darryl Hansen||Luke Tarrant||3.7L||2||54kg||$21|
|14||8||BACHMAN||Gerald Ryan||Tim Clark||4.1L||1||54kg||$17|
|15||17e||BREWERY||Gerald Ryan||James Orman||10.6L||13||54kg||$41|
|SB||13||BALIGARI||Lloyd Kennewell||Joe Bowditch||–||0||54kg||$81|
|–||20e||CHOICE WE HAD||Peter & Paul Snowden||–||–||0||–||–|
|–||19e||WE’RE SURE||Peter & Paul Snowden||–||–||0||–||–|
|–||16||WAR JET||Joe Cleary||Noel Callow||–||0||–||–|
|–||4||KENJORWOOD||Darren Weir||Damian Lane||–||0||–||–|
Magic Millions Cup Winners
|2017||Testashadow||Perfect Dare||Snippets Land||1:21.70|
|2016||Lucky Hussler||Strawberry Boy||Baligari||1:20.43|
|2015||Spurtonic||Strawberry Boy||The Bowler||1:22.72|
|2014||Velrosso||Phelan Ready||Club Command||1:20.93|
|2013||Triple Elegance||Gundy Son||Stratford||1:21.45|
|2012||Spirit Of Boom||Startsmeup||Latin News||1:22.00|
|2011||Bold Glance||Zero Rock||Captain Sonador||1:23.23|
|2010||Walking Or Dancing||Zero Rock||Mr Unforgettable||1:21.72|
|2009||Masai Pride||Black Piranha||Voice Commander||1:21.62|
|2007||Warrior Trader||Masai Pride||Master Denis||1:21.61|
|2003||Cosmic Rays||Miner’s Union||Killachi||1:08.79|