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2017 Magic Millions Classic Dream Alive for Falconic

2017 Magic Millions Classic Dream Alive for Falconic

Untapped colt Falconic will be out to earn a spot in next month’s Gold Coast Magic Millions Classic 2017 when he lines-up in Sydney on Christmas Eve. Trainer Gary Portelli originally picked the son of Nicconi as his number one juvenile heading towards the summer and autumn classics for two-year-olds this season. He isn’t giving…

2016 Vo Rogue Next for Undefeated Winning Rupert

2016 Vo Rogue Next for Undefeated Winning Rupert

Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2017 favourite Winning Rupert will race again on New Year’s Eve in Brisbane’s Vo Rogue Plate after continuing his undefeated career in last weekend’s Gold Edition Plate. The Bjorn Baker-trained Written Tycoon colt lined-up for his fourth career run in the Listed Gold Edition Plate (1200m) at Doomben on Saturday and…

Ours To Keep Phelan Ready for Magic Millions Classic 2017

Ours To Keep Phelan Ready for Magic Millions Classic 2017

The 2017 Magic Millions 2YO Classic next month is firmly on the agenda for the Chris Munce-trained Ours To Keep after the smart colt enjoyed a good stakes win in Brisbane over the weekend. A son of Seidnazar, the up-and-comer retained his undefeated status backing up from a win on debut to take out Saturday’s…

River Racer in 2017 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Mode

River Racer in 2017 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Mode

Eagle Farm horseman Les Ross is looking forward to a low key summer campaign with his in-form filly River Racer who races in the Mode Plate this weekend ahead of next month’s Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2017. The Leslie Ung-owned three-year-old daughter of Hidden Dragon has had eight starts to date and only broke her…

2016 Sunshine Coast Cup Nominations Feature Murt The Flirt

2016 Sunshine Coast Cup Nominations Feature Murt The Flirt

Talented Victorian galloper Murt The Flirt is one of the headline Sunshine Coast Cup 2016 nominations for the feature race in Queensland on Australia Day next Tuesday, January 26. This summer’s $100,000 Listed Access Insulation Sunshine Coast Cup (1400m) attracted a bumper 19 nominations for the quality handicap clash. Of those one of the top-rated…

Conchita Also Out Of Magic Millions Classic

Conchita Also Out Of Magic Millions Classic

Conchita has been ruled out of the 2016 Magic Millions Classic at the Gold Coast tomorrow after a veterinary examination found her to be lame in her off hind leg. Racing Queensland stewards announced yesterday afternoon that Conchita would undergo a further veterinary examination before she would be cleared to contest the Magic Millions Classic…

Sundance Scratched From Magic Millions Classic

Sundance Scratched From Magic Millions Classic

Rainy Day Woman and Michelle Payne have received a start in the 2016 Magic Millions Classic after Sundance was scratched from the race due to a foot abscess. Trainer Toby Edmonds announced earlier this week that Sundance have been found with an abscess and Racing Queensland stewards revealed this morning that the minor issue meant…

Inside Magic Millions Classic Advantage for Candika

Inside Magic Millions Classic Advantage for Candika

Brisbane trainer Steven O’Dea believes the inside barrier in Saturday’s 2016 Magic Millions 2YO Classic is a big advantage for his undefeated filly Candika who faces her toughest test to date in the lucrative Gold Coast clash. The two-year-old daughter of Sebring has won both of her career starts so far and heads to the…

2016 Magic Millions Sprint Tips & Betting Odds

2016 Magic Millions Sprint Tips & Betting Odds

The card closer at the Gold Coast Racecourse for Magic Millions Day this Saturday is the Magic Millions Sprint 2016, betting odds and tips for the short distance clash found below. There are a dozen starters plus a single emergency in the mix for the Gold Coast Race 9 at 4:40pm with markets for the…

2016 Magic Millions Cup Betting Tips & Odds

2016 Magic Millions Cup Betting Tips & Odds

A capacity field of gallopers face off in Saturday’s Magic Millions Cup 2016 as part of Australia’s richest day of racing at the Gold Coast and below are our insider betting tips on the handicap clash. Set to run as the Gold Coast Race 6 at 2:35pm, this year’s $1 million Jewel Magic Millions Cup…