News About 2016 Magic Millions Race Day

Centre Pivot Wins 2015 Bernborough Handicap

Centre Pivot Wins 2015 Bernborough Handicap

A decision to turn down a full book of Sydney rides at Rosehill on Saturday to partner the soon-to-be Peter Robl-trained Centre Pivot in Brisbane’s Bernborough Handicap 2015 proved a winning move from jockey Blake Shinn. Shinn made himself unavailable at home in favour of heading to Doomben Racecourse on Saturday to jump aboard the…

Centre Pivot Wears Blinkers in Bernborough Handicap

Centre Pivot Wears Blinkers in Bernborough Handicap

The John Sargent-trained Centre Pivot will don blinkers in Saturday’s 2015 Bernborough Handicap in Brisbane in an attempt to get him back to winning form in his first run at Doomben Racecourse. A final field of 14 face off in this summer’s $175,000 Listed Treasury Casino & Hotel Bernborough Handicap (1615m), set to run as…

Bull Points at 2016 Magic Millions Cup

Bull Points at 2016 Magic Millions Cup

The Magic Millions Cup 2016 next month is the main summer aim for Group 1 placegetter Bull Point who has recently joined his fourth trainer with Warwick Farm’s David Vandyke now in charge of the stallion. Over his 22 start career to date, Fastnet Rock five-year-old Bull Point has spent time racing for Gai Waterhouse,…

Straturbo Tracking Towards Magic Millions Sprint 2016

Straturbo Tracking Towards Magic Millions Sprint 2016

This summer the Gary Portelli-trained Straturbo will seek another Magic Millions Sprint win on the Gold Coast and come into the January classic via the same path he did to win 12 months ago. The now six-year-old son of Stratum won the Magic Millions Sprint (1100m), now worth $1 million in prize money, in Queensland…

Lloyd Key To Steel Zip’s Lough Neagh Stakes Success

Lloyd Key To Steel Zip’s Lough Neagh Stakes Success

Deagon trainer Pat Duff is convinced the successful recent form of his exciting grey Steel Zip is due to his association with jockey Jeff Lloyd who retains the ride for the 2015 Lough Neagh Stakes this weekend at Doomben. One of two runners in Saturday’s $175,000 Listed Jones Retail Lough Neagh Stakes (1350m) for Duff…

2016 Gold Coast Magic Millions Mission for Nikitas

2016 Gold Coast Magic Millions Mission for Nikitas

Brisbane horseman Kelso Wood has confirmed the 2016 Magic Millions 2YO Classic mission at the Gold Coast on January 9 for his promising colt Nikitas who won on debut at Doomben over the weekend. A nicely-bred son of Snitzel the two-year-old had his maiden run in the $65,000 Canadian Club QTIS Two-Years-Old Handicap (1200m) on…

Traveston Girl Beats the Boys in 2015 Brisbane Handicap

Traveston Girl Beats the Boys in 2015 Brisbane Handicap

Tony Gollan’s flying mare Traveston Girl enjoyed her second black-type win over the boys at Doomben Racecourse in as many starts over the weekend with success in the Brisbane Handicap 2015. Last time out on November 21 the four-year-old daughter of Flying Spur enjoyed a big one and a half-length victory in the Listed Recognition…

Wild Rain Wins 2015 City Of Greater Dandenong Stakes

Wild Rain Wins 2015 City Of Greater Dandenong Stakes

Mark Kavanagh’s in-form mare Wild Rain got the job done for the punters in the feature Melbourne race at Sandown Hillside over the weekend enjoying a step back in distance for the City Of Greater Dandenong Stakes 2015. Winner of the Listed Lightning Stakes (1050m) in Adelaide during the winter before back-to-back seconds to kick…

Egyptian Symbol Shapes Up for Magic Millions Guineas 2016

Egyptian Symbol Shapes Up for Magic Millions Guineas 2016

The 2016 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas on the Gold Coast next month is shaping up as a nice summer option for Bjorn Baker’s improving filly Egyptian Symbol. The lightly raced daughter of Stratum from former star mare Our Egyptian Raine has had two runs to date and is undefeated with two wins around New South…

Tried And Tired Path to Magic Millions Sprint 2016

Tried And Tired Path to Magic Millions Sprint 2016

Co-trainer Troy Corstens who trains in partnership with his father Leon is hoping for a good first-up run in black-type company at Sandown Hillside from Tried And Tired this weekend as they look to secure the horse a start in January’s 2016 Magic Millions Sprint on the Gold Coast. The six-year-old son of Niello hasn’t…