Gold Coast Magic Millions Racing Carnival

The annual Gold Coast Magic Millions Racing Carnival is higlighted by the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic and the $2 Million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas. The date for the 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions Race Day is Saturday 13th January, 20178



The Magic Millions Racing Carnival 2018 is the biggest and most anticipated thoroughbred racing event held at the Gold Coast Racecourse in Queensland. The fortnight-long festival takes place in January each year and is one of the most celebrated events in the Australian racing industry.

The whole carnival, which includes an array of attractions from its world-famous yearling sale to its major Magic Millions Race Day 2018, brings in millions of dollars to the Queensland economy with high profile buyers and top-class trainers from around the globe travelling to the Sunshine State every Magic Millions carnival.

There are two feature races that headline the carnival’s renowned nine-event race day held in mid-January, the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) and the $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Trophy (1400m). Both of the coveted sprint events are only open to horses purchased from previous Magic Millions Sales. There are also five other $1 million races on the Magic Millions Race Day program.

In the lead-up to the legendary raceday, the Gold Coast Racecourse comes alive with a series of other entertainment – incluing yearling inspection days at the Magic Millions Sales Complex, smaller racedays and famous luncheons and high teas such as the Women in Racing Magic Millions Luncheon.

Held on the second Saturday in January, Gold Coast Magic Millions Raceday draws an enormous crowd of excited spectators and eager punters ready to make millions of their own! In total the day has $10 million in prize money to give away across the 10 races that take place and on the day the course is also home to the Magic Millions Fashions on the Field competition. As well as the two feature events eligible only to Magic Millions sale graduates, there are eight other stakes races on the day.

Magic Millions Day on the Gold Coast is the country’s first $10 million raceday with prize money increased across the races in 2016. Magic Millions betting is hugely popular at all bookmakers including Ladbrokes.com.au and all-in Magic Millions racing odds are on offer for both the 2018 Magic Millions 2YO Guineas and 2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas before the meeting takes place.

2018 Magic Millions Day Races

Spring Racing

Australian Guineas Bound Amphi...

The Autumn Sun: Cox Plate Stil...

The Autumn Sun: Cox Plate Still The Goal, Golden Eagle ‘Plan B’

Three-time Group 1 winner The Autumn Sun has opened as the favourite following...

Arcadia Queen is the favourite...

Arcadia Queen is the favourite in the 2018 Kingston Town Classic field

The lightly weighted Arcadia Queen was installed as the short priced favourite...

Voodoo Lad wins 2018 Winterbot...

Voodoo Lad wins 2018 Winterbottom Stakes

The Darren Weir trained Voodoo Lad broke through for his maiden Group 1 win in...

Viddora firms in the betting a...

Viddora firms in the betting after 2018 Winterbottom Stakes barrier draw

Defending titleholder Viddora continues to firm in the betting following the...

Horse Racing Today

Bellevue Hill a chance to back...

Cosmic Force has a tight grip ...

Cosmic Force has a tight grip on 2019 Golden Slipper betting

The Peter and Paul Snowden trained Cosmic Force has a tight grip on the...

Cosmic Force new favourite for...

Cosmic Force new favourite for 2019 Golden Slipper after barrier draw

The Peter and Paul Snowden trained Cosmic Force is the new favourite after the...

Mystic Journey draws wide barr...

Mystic Journey draws wide barrier in 2019 All-Star Mile final field

Wildcard entry Mystic Journey has drawn a wide barrier in the 2019 $5m...

Lees has strength in numbers i...

Lees has strength in numbers in 2019 Newmarket Handicap

Trainer Kris Lees has strength in numbers as he lines up to claim his first...

Race Results

Kenedna Wins the 2019 Coolmore Legacy Stakes for Ciaron Maher

Shraaoh Shines to Earn Chris Waller Back to Back Sydney Cup Wins

Winx Writes Final Chapter with Perfect Queen Elizabeth Stakes Win

Chis Waller Claims Verry Elleegant Third Australian Oaks Victory

Classique Legend Wins 2019 Arrowfield Sprint

Race Previews

Bellevue Hill a chance to back up in 2019 Inglis Sires’

Queen of the Turf, Doncaster Mile Next Up for Invincible Gem

A Galaxy for the Ages: Nature Strip Claims Narrow Victory Over Pierata

Cosmic Force has a tight grip on 2019 Golden Slipper betting

Cosmic Force new favourite for 2019 Golden Slipper after barrier draw

Fields & Form

Bellevue Hill a chance to back up in 2019 Inglis Sires’

Cosmic Force has a tight grip on 2019 Golden Slipper betting

Cosmic Force new favourite for 2019 Golden Slipper after barrier draw

Mystic Journey draws wide barrier in 2019 All-Star Mile final field

Lees has strength in numbers in 2019 Newmarket Handicap