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The Magic Millions 2YO Classic is a lucrative Restricted Listed race run at the Gold Coast Racecourse in January as part of the Magic Millions Racing Carnival.
2018 Magic Millions Classic Results
- 1st: #11 Sunlight
- 2nd: #5 Fullazaboot
- 3rd: #13 Outback Barbie
Magic Millions 2YO Classic News
The 2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic is the highlight event of the illustrious Gold Coast Magic Millions Racing Carnival that takes place at the Gold Coast Racecourse annually in January.
The race is held on the highly anticipated Gold Coast Magic Millions Race Day and is open only to horses previously purchased at the Magic Millions yearling sales. The meeting became the country’s first offering $10 million in prize money in 2016 and continues to grow in prestige and stakes.
As well as the Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic the meeting features eight other events including the $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m).
The Magic Millions Classic is also worth $2 million in prize money and is contested over 1200m by two-year-old Magic Millions graduates.
Horses in the Gold Coast’s Magic Millions 2YO Classic field may have had a lead-up run the month before in Sydney’s Wyong Magic Millions Classic (1100m). Another good lead-up into the $2 million feature is the Group 3 B.J. McLachlan Stakes (1200m) in Brisbane a fortnight earlier.
The best out of the Magic Millions Classic go on to have successful autumn campaigns including a possible run in the Group 1 Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens. Capitalist (2016) was the last horse to win the Magic Millions 2YO Classic – Golden Slipper double as a juvenile.
The 2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic ran on Saturday January 13, 2018 at the Gold Coast Racecourse and was won by gun filly Sunlight.
|2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions Classic|
|Date:||Saturday January 13, 2018|
|Track:||Gold Coast Racecourse|
|Conditions:||2YO – Set Weights|
2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Results
- 1st: #11 Sunlight
- 2nd: #5 Fullazaboot
- 3rd: #13 Outback Barbie
Check out the full Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2018 Results & Finishing Order below, following the link to read more on the impressive two length victory by the Tony McEvoy-trained filly and race favourite Sunlight who overcame early interference to defeat triple-figure roughie Fullazaboot ($101). In third was another filly, the Tony Gollan-trained Outback Barbie ($26) who was having just her second career start. The 2018 Golden Slipper in Sydney in late March now calls for Sunlight who chases the double last completed by Capitalist (2016).
|1||11||SUNLIGHT||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||–||12||55kg||$4F|
|2||5||FULLAZABOOT||Stuart Kendrick||Tye Angland||2L||16||57kg||$101|
|3||13||OUTBACK BARBIE||Tony Gollan||Jim Byrne||2.3L||5||55kg||$26|
|4||2||EF TROOP||Tony Gollan||Matthew McGillivray||3.05L||13||57kg||$4.20|
|5||10||SECRET LADY||Gary Portelli||Ben Melham||4.8L||10||55kg||$20|
|6||7||BONDI||Peter & Paul Snowden||Blake Shinn||5L||15||57kg||$17|
|7||16||WHISKEY SHOOTER||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||5.5L||8||55kg||$41|
|8||4||LEGISLATION||Peter & Paul Snowden||Damian Browne||5.7L||6||57kg||$26|
|9||14||ANTHEMOESSA||Matt Cumani||Jordan Childs||7.45L||3||55kg||$61|
|10||3||QUACKERJACK||Mark Newnham||Koby Jennings||7.65L||14||57kg||$41|
|11||8||SKYRAY||Clarry Conners||Jason Collett||9.15L||7||57kg||$61|
|12||9||MERYL||Lee Curtis||Christian Reith||9.45L||4||55kg||$26|
|13||15||WITHERSPOON||Brad Widdup||Corey Brown||9.75L||11||55kg||$61|
|14||12||NOMOTHAJ||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Stephen Baster||9.85L||1||55kg||$10|
|15||6||CROCKETT||Tony McEvoy||Jamie Kah||10.35L||9||57kg||$41|
|16||1||JONKER||David Atkins||Hugh Bowman||21.1L||2||57kg||$4.80|
|–||20e||SUGAR SIZZLE||Angela Plumb||Ryan Plumb||–||0||–||–|
|–||19e||SPIRIT’S PRIDE||Michael Nolan||–||–||0||–||–|
|–||18e||TERMINOLOGY||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||–||–||0||–||–|
2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Betting
Betting on the 2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic at the Gold Coast is open months in advance of the lucrative Restricted Listed sprint feature at all-in pricing at online bookmakers around the country. Magic Millions 2YO Classic odds firm as the likely line-up is confirmed closer to race day.
The latest 2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic odds provided by Ladbrokes.com.au for you to lock in your Magic Millions Classic betting tips at the right price will be found below as soon as available.
2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Field
The Gold Coast’s Magic Millions 2YO Classic field attracts the best two-year-old Magic Millions graduates and is released by Racing Queensland on the Monday before the famous $10,000,000 Magic Millions Race Day. The field capacity is 16 starters plus five emergencies.
The official 2018 Magic Millions Final Field is set for release on January 8, 2018 and will be available in full below.
The 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic Field attracted a capacity line-up of juveniles including impressive Spirit Of Boom colt Jonker in barrier 3 who won the Wyong Magic Millions Classic last start and the also undefeated son of the same sire Ef Troop out wider in gate 18.
|1||11||JONKER||David Atkins||Hugh Bowman||3||57kg|
|2||11||EF TROOP||Tony Gollan||Matthew McGillivray||18||57kg|
|3||0x11||QUACKERJACK||Mark Newnham||Koby Jennings||19||57kg|
|4||1×4||LEGISLATION||Peter & Paul Snowden||Damian Browne||7||57kg|
|5||12||FULLAZABOOT||Stuart Kendrick||Tye Angland||21||57kg|
|6||1×27||CROCKETT||Tony McEvoy||Jamie Kah||10||57kg|
|7||2×3||BONDI||Peter & Paul Snowden||Blake Shinn||20||57kg|
|8||26||SKYRAY||Clarry Conners||Jason Collett||8||57kg|
|9||6×1||MERYL||Lee Curtis||Christian Reith||5||55kg|
|10||212||SECRET LADY||Gary Portelli||Ben Melham||11||55kg|
|11||3×11||SUNLIGHT||Tony McEvoy||Luke Currie||15||55kg|
|12||1x||NOMOTHAJ||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Stephen Baster||2||55kg|
|13||1||OUTBACK BARBIE||Tony Gollan||Jim Byrne||6||55kg|
|14||22||ANTHEMOESSA||Matt Cumani||Jordan Childs||4||55kg|
|15||8×33||WITHERSPOON||Brad Widdup||Corey Brown||12||55kg|
|16||1||WHISKEY SHOOTER||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||9||55kg|
|18e||42||TERMINOLOGY||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||TBA||14||55kg|
|19e||91||SPIRIT’S PRIDE||Michael Nolan||TBA||1||57kg|
|20e||0154||SUGAR SIZZLE||Angela Plumb||Ryan Plumb||16||55kg|
2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Nominations & Entries
The early Magic Millions 2YO Classic nominations close in late September the year before the race takes place during the summer.
This is followed by the Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic First Acceptances in early December, just over a month before Magic Millions Day. Late Magic Millions 2YO Classic entries are also taken on the same day as first declarations.
The 2018 Magic Millions 2YO Classic first acceptances closed in early December and drew 264 two-year-olds. Heading the order of entry is the Lloyd Kennewell-trained filly from Adelaide La Pomme De Pin who won the Ballarat Magic Millions 2YO Classic in late November. It is the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained Bondi leading early Magic Millions 2YO Classic betting despite being a maiden and far from a confirmed runner.
Magic Millions Classic History
The Magic Millions Classic was first run in 1987 when the Sally Rogers-trained Snippets claimed victory. From 1988 through until 1991, two races were run every year, one solely for fillies. Then in 1992 there was again two Magic Millions Classic races run, one over the standard 1200m and the other over 1400m. It was in this year that Clan O’Sullivan set the time record for the race of 1:08.46, the champion horse winning both runnings of the event for 1992. A similar thing happened the following year in 1991 when star filly Bold Promise claimed victory in both the fillies and the open Magic Millions Classic races.
Magic Millions 2YO Classic Winners
|2015||Le Chef||Pepperano||Single Gaze||1:10.8|
|2014||Unencumbered||Oakleigh Girl||Ruby Soho||1:09.6|
|2013||Real Surreal||Sweet Idea||Missy Longstocking||1:09.98|
|2012||Driefontein||No Looking Back||Alezan Thunder||1:09.49|
|2011||Karuta Queen||Combat Kitty||Schiffer||1:11.0|
|2010||Military Rose||Ambers Waltz||Demanding Miss||1:10.2|
|2009||Phelan Ready||Paprika||Motown Lady||1:10.0|
|2008||Augusta Proud||She’s Meaner||High Rollin Woman||1:09.4|
|2007||Mimi Lebrock||Husson Lightning||Royal Asscher||1:09.9|
|2006||Mirror Mirror||Churchill Downs||Reigart||1:09.8|
|2005||Bradburys Luck||Emit Time||Snitzel||1:09.4|
|2004||Dance Hero||Not A Single Doubt||Marie Madeleine||1:08.7|
|2003||Regimental Gal||Danbird||How Funny||1:09.8|
|2002||Lovely Jubly||Chuckle||Cool Trent||1:09.5|
|2001||Excellerator||Miss Bussell||Magic Albert||1:09.7|
|2000||Assertive Lad||Belle Du Jour||Rapid Man||1:09.3|
|1999||Testa Rossa||Sally Magic||Shalt Not||1:09.5|
|1997||General Nediym||Special Dane||My Halo Broke||1:09.03|
|1996||Winger Charger||Our Banker||La Snippette||1:10.1|
|1994||Brave Warrior||St. Covet||Discreet Lady||1:10.2|
|1993||Our Fiction||Flying Tycoon||Tiba Tiba||1:09.5|
|1992||Clan O’Sullivan||Guards Time||Snippets Girl||1:28.1|
|1992||Clan O’Sullivan||Zodiac Miss||Quick Snip||1:08.46|
|1991||Bold Promise||Musical Chairs||Dangerous Seam||1:09.5|
|1990||St. Jude||Trustful||Quick Score||1:10.61|
|1990||Dancers Joy||Mahaasin||Rhythmic Charm||1:10.0|
|1988||Molokai Prince||Prince Regent||Good Time Dancer||1:11.2|
|1988||Sea Cabin||Regal Devotion||Mean Eyes||1:14.2|
|1987||Snippets||Prince Anton||Mother Duck||1:09.9|