Ladbrokes Tip: The Magic Night Stakes has been a good guide to the ATC Inglis’ Sires Produce Stakes in recent years
The Magic Night Stakes is a Group 3 lead-up race into the iconic Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) and runs at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse on Coolmore Classic Day each Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
The meeting is headlined by the fillies and mares facing off in the Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m), while the Magic Night Stakes is one of a host of Group status support acts on the card. Held the week prior to the Golden Slipper Stakes the set weights event is open only to two-year-old fillies and is contested over 1200m sprint distance.
The Magic Night Stakes offers a ballot exemption to the winner for the Golden Slipper Stakes and offers a total of $175,000 in prize money, including just under $100,000 for the successful connections.
The Magic Night Stakes – Golden Slipper Stakes double hasn’t been achieved since Bint Marscay back in 1993 based on the difficulty for juveniles backing up on successive Saturdays.
The latest edition of the Magic Night Stakes took place on Saturday March 11, 2017 .
2017 Magic Night Stakes Results
- 1st: Tulip
- 2nd: Alizee
- 3rd: Memento
Magic Night Stakes Race Info
- Date: Saturday March 11, 2017
- Track: Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
- Distance: 1200m
- Conditions: 2YO Fillies – Set Weights
- Status: Group 3
- Prize Money: $175,000
- First Run: 1975
Magic Night Stakes Field
The Magic Night Stakes field attracts a line-up of promising two-year-old fillies, many eyeing an eleventh hour shot at making the Golden Slipper Stakes field the following Saturday.
Fillies often come into the race via runs in earlier autumn events for their kind including the Group 2 Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m) or the Group 2 Reisling Stakes (1200m). The best performing fillies out of the Magic Night Stakes field often back-up into the Golden Slipper Stakes. In 2014 Bring Me The Maid won the Group 2 and finished a brave third in the Golden Slipper Stakes the following weekend behind Mossfun.
Recent Magic Night Stakes winners to place in the Golden Slipper Stakes include Portillo (3rd in 2008) and Media (3rd in 2005).
Magic Night Stakes nominations close the Monday before the race with the final field and barriers out on the Wednesday.
2017 Magic Night Stakes Field
The official Magic Night Stakes 2017 field and barrier draw will be released by Racing NSW on Wednesday March 8, 2017 and published below so bookmark this page to see what fillies make the cut in the Golden Slipper lead-up.
The full 2017 Magic Night Stakes Final Field & Barriers are now out with a capacity line-up of 16 two-year-old fillies plus an emergency in the mix including the short-priced favourite Limbo Soul and Lindsay Park’s Blue Diamond Stakes fourth-placed Tulip.
|1||124||TULIP||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Kerrin McEvoy||11||55.5kg|
|2||4127||EXCEEDS||James Cummings||Blake Shinn||7||55.5kg|
|3||32||SWEET DEAL||John P Thompson||Tye Angland||1||55.5kg|
|4||1||LIMBO SOUL||Tim Martin||Tim Clark||3||55.5kg|
|5||18||DELAGO THUNDER||David Payne||Ms Kathy O’Hara||9||55.5kg|
|6||2×2||MEMENTO||Anthony & Edward Cummings||Sam Clipperton||15||55.5kg|
|7||360||MELIBOEA||John P Thompson||Jay Ford||16||55.5kg|
|9||3x||WHISPERED SECRET||James Cummings||Glyn Schofield||17||55.5kg|
|10||2||COULD YOU BE LOVED||Tim Martin||Chad Lever||10||55.5kg|
|11||5×9||GREATER GOOD||John P Thompson||Christian Reith||13||55.5kg|
|12||53x||FIFTH AFFAIR||Garry White||Luke Tarrant||5||55.5kg|
|13||6||SMOOTH LANDING||John P Thompson||Joshua Parr||14||55.5kg|
|14||4||ALIZEE||John O’Shea||William Buick||4||55.5kg|
|15||6||LA CHICA ROSA||Chris Waller||Brenton Avdulla||12||55.5kg|
|16||–||PELLEGRINA||John P Thompson||Daniel Moor||6||55.5kg|
Magic Night Stakes Betting & Odds
Magic Night Stakes odds favour fillies with previous winning form especially in Sydney and those previously tested at the 1200m distance.
Magic Night Stakes betting opens after the field of final acceptances is released the Wednesday before the race. Favourites have a fair record in the race that has been dominated by single figure hopes in recent years with the last double-figure Magic Night Stakes winner being Indian Ocean ($12 in 2009).
2017 Magic Night Stakes Odds
Our top Magic Night Stakes 2017 betting odds on the hopeful young fillies will be available right here the week of the race so bookmark this page for the best autumn racing markets.
Magic Night Stakes Tips
Looking for fillies with winning lead-up form in similar class, those proven over 1200m and Group race graduates in lead-up Sydney races for fillies are key Magic Night Stakes tips.
Backing runners under $10 for the win is another good Magic Night Stakes betting tip as double figure hopes have a poor recent record in the race.
Magic Night Stakes Tips
Our Ladbrokes’ insider Magic Night Stakes 2017 betting tips and exotic Group 3 racing selections will be detailed below soon after the field is out so stay tuned for the fillies to get behind in the Coolmore Classic Day race this autumn.
Magic Night Stakes Form Guide
The Magic Night Stakes form guide details all of the key information punters need including saddlecloth numbers, jockeys, trainers, barriers and lead-up form. As well as the Golden Slipper Stakes, the Magic Night Stakes form has stacked up in other subsequent Sydney Group 1 races.
In 2014 Peggy Jean ran third Bring Me The Maid in the Magic Night Stakes before winning the Group 1 Inglis Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Randwick at her next start.
The previous year the Magic Night Stakes winner Scandiva (2013) finished second to Guelph in the Sires’ Produce next run, while in 2011 Magic Night Stakes runner-up Pane In The Glass ran third in the Inglis Sires’ and second the following run to Helmet in the Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m).
Magic Night Stakes Results
Single-figure fancies have dominated the Magic Night Stakes results in recent years.
Notable recent Magic Night Stakes winners include Speak Fondly (2015), Bring Me The Maid (2014) and Gold Edition (2006).
2017 Magic Night Stakes Results
The complete Magic Night Stakes 2017 Results & Finishing Order will be published right here once the race is run on Saturday March 11, 2017 .
|1||1||TULIP||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Kerrin McEvoy||–||11||55.5kg||$4.60|
|2||14||ALIZEE||John O’Shea||William Buick||1.8L||4||55.5kg||$7|
|3||6||MEMENTO||Anthony & Edward Cummings||Sam Clipperton||4.3L||15||55.5kg||$41|
|4||3||SWEET DEAL||John P Thompson||Tye Angland||4.4L||1||55.5kg||$4.80|
|5||4||LIMBO SOUL||Tim Martin||Tim Clark||4.5L||3||55.5kg||$3F|
|6||15||LA CHICA ROSA||Chris Waller||Brenton Avdulla||5.9L||12||55.5kg||$13|
|7||13||SMOOTH LANDING||John P Thompson||Joshua Parr||6L||14||55.5kg||$41|
|8||7||MELIBOEA||John P Thompson||Jay Ford||6.9L||16||55.5kg||$101|
|9||11||GREATER GOOD||John P Thompson||Christian Reith||7.8L||13||55.5kg||$101|
|10||10||COULD YOU BE LOVED||Tim Martin||Chad Lever||8L||10||55.5kg||$151|
|11||8||TORVILL||Clarry Conners||Glyn Schofield||8.2L||8||55.5kg||$15|
|12||17e||SEABABE||Gary Portelli||Ms Winona Costin||8.6L||2||55.5kg||$151|
|13||2||EXCEEDS||James Cummings||Blake Shinn||9.8L||7||55.5kg||$26|
|14||16||PELLEGRINA||John P Thompson||Daniel Moor||10.6L||6||55.5kg||$101|
|15||5||DELAGO THUNDER||David Payne||Ms Kathy O’Hara||12.6L||9||55.5kg||$201|
|16||12||FIFTH AFFAIR||Garry White||Andrew Adkins (a)||22.5L||5||55.5kg||$151|
|–||9||WHISPERED SECRET||James Cummings||Glyn Schofield||–||0||–||–|
Magic Night Stakes Winners
|Year||Magic Night Stakes Winners|
|2014||Bring Me The Maid|