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Today, Saturday January 13, the $10 million Magic Millions Race Day steals the show at the Gold Coast – scratchings and a full track report ahead of the meeting found below.
With sunny skies at the Gold Coast in Queensland, a hot top temperature of 33 degrees and zero chance of any serious rainfall the current Good (4) track rating is set to stay across the day.
Gold Coast Track Report – 13/01/2018
- Rail: +1m 1000m – 400m; True Remainder
- Penetrometer: 4.43
- Weather: Fine
- Track Type: Turf
- Track Rating: Good (4)
- Irrigation: 6mm last 24hrs; 44mm last 7 days
- Rainfall: Nil
Racing at the Gold Coast kicks off this morning at 11:40am (AEST) and the bumper nine race card continues through until the sprinters do battle in the Magic Millions Snippets at 4:40pm (AEST).
The program is headlined by two $2 million feature races starting with the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas where last start Vo Rogue Plate winner Pierata remains the $2.70 favourite at Ladbrokes.com.au from the inside alley.
Next-up the juveniles do battle in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2018 field where last Saturday’s impressive Gold Coast winning Zoustar filly Sunlight is dominating the markets backed into $3.80.
Before the first Magic Millions race of the day, check out the complete meeting scratchings, jump times and links to the big Magic Millions Day tips below.
Gold Coast Race Scratchings – 13/01/2018
Total Scratchings: 38
Race 1 (11:40pm) – $242,500 Pacific Fair Magic Millions Maiden Plate (1200m)
- #5 Balearic (14)
- #18e Didn’t Mention It (4)
- #19e Yoelqui (6)
- #20e Excellebrazione (3)
- #21 Making Shadows (7)
Race 2 (12:15pm) – $242,500 Lexus Magic Millions Country Cup (1200m)
- #4 Fit For Purpose (15)
- #18e Triple Jeopardy (12)
- #19e Every Single One
- #20e Go Daisy (16)
- #21e Stellar Power (9)
Race 3 (12:50pm) – $970,000 Racing Queensland Magic Millions QTIS Open (1300m)
- #4 Pepperano (14)
- #18e Zumikon (11)
- #19e Miss Kindilan (12)
- #20e Our Story (8)
- #21e Downloading (17)
Race 4 (1:25pm) – $970,000 Sky Thoroughbred Central Magic Millions Trophy (2200m)
- #2 Payroll (10)
- #18e Hurricane Harbour (14)
- #19e Marching On (19)
Race 5 (2:00pm) – $970,000 It’s LIVE! In QLD Magic Millions Fillies & Mares (1300m)
- #3 Egyptian Symbol (3)
- #7 Notonyourlife (11)
- #17e Soho Ruby (12)
- #20e Sugar Bella (8)
- #21 (3) Criquette (20)
Race 6 (2:35pm) – $970,000 Woodford Reserve Magic Millions Cup (R.L.) (1400m)
- #4 Eckstein (12)
- #13 Nikitas (15)
- #18e Soho Ruby (3)
Race 7 (3:15pm) – $1,940,000 Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (R.L.) (1400m)
- #8 Arrestar (13)
- #18e Cruze (8)
Race 8 (3:55pm) – $1,940,000 Magic Millions 2YO Classic (R.L.) (1200m)
- #17e Paquirri (17)
- #18e Terminology (14)
- #19e Spirit’s Pride (1)
- #20e Sugar Sizzle (16)
- #21e Catastrophic (13)
Race 9 (4:40pm) – $970,000 Harrolds Magic Millions Snippets (1200m)
- #1 Global Glamour (13)
- #8 Milwaukee (14)
- #13 Havasay (11)
- #15 Whypeeo (6)
- #16 Pretty Fast (12)
*All times quoted are local (AEST) and subject to change
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