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The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is a $2 million race run at the Gold Coast in January on Magic Millions Race Day each summer.
2018 Magic Millions Guineas Results
- 1st: #1 Pierata
- 2nd: #2 Goodfella
- 3rd: #11 Calculated
Magic Millions 3YO Guineas News
The 2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is one of the major races held during the coveted Gold Coast Magic Millions Racing Carnival each January at Queensland’s Gold Coast Racecourse.
The Magic Millions Race Day features nine Restricted events open only to Magic Millions Sales graduates with the line-up headlined by the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) and the Magic Millions Guineas for three-year-olds.
Offering a lucrative $2 million in prize money plus trophies worth $5,000 the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas holds Restricted Listed status and is contested at set weights plus penalties over 1400m.
The Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas field features a host of top gallopers coming off an earlier summer run in lead-up races like the Group 3 Vo Rogue Plate (1300m) run at the Gold Coast on Boxing Day each December. Alternatively the three-year-olds in the race could be first-up after their spring campaigns that could have seen them run in races like the Group 2 Sandown Guineas (1600m) in November. The Wyong Magic Millions 3YO Stakes (1200m) in December is another traditional lead-up to the lucrative race in Queensland the following month.
After the Magic Millions Guineas at the Gold Coast many horses go on to contest autumn races including the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) at Flemington in Melbourne in early March.
The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2018 ran at the Gold Coast on Saturday January 13, 2018 and was won impressively by the hot favourite Pierata from the inside barrier.
|2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas|
|Date:||Saturday January 13, 2018|
|Track:||Gold Coast Racecourse|
|Race Type:||3YO / Set Weights + Penalties|
2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Results
- 1st: #1 Pierata
- 2nd: #2 Goodfella
- 3rd: #11 Calculated
Check out the full Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2018 Results & Finishing Order below, following the link to read more on the excellent win by the rails-drawn favourite Pierata who secured the $500,000 Summer Triple Crown bonus plus $1.2 million in prize money for the victory. Pierata could now target the 2018 Doncaster Mile in the autumn taking on the older horses.
|1||1||PIERATA||Gregory Hickman||Corey Brown||–||1||57kg||$2.80F|
|2||2||GOODFELLA||Bjorn Baker||Jason Collett||1.5L||6||56.5kg||$9.50|
|3||11||CALCULATED||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||2.75L||13||56kg||$13|
|4||3||WHYPEEO||Toby Edmonds||Blake Shinn||4L||14||56.5kg||$8.50|
|5||5||SAINT PATRICKS DAY||Chris Munce||Ron Stewart||4.3L||16||56.5kg||$81|
|6||15||SASSO CORBARO||Kris Lees||Damien Oliver||4.5L||12||54kg||$5.50|
|7||7||SHOGUN SUN||Kelly Schweida||Damian Browne||4.8L||9||56kg||$21|
|8||9||WILD HEART||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Brenton Avdulla||5L||3||56kg||$14|
|9||12||PINCH PASSION||Robert Heathcote||Christian Reith||5.2L||5||56kg||$301|
|10||13||SMARTEDGE||Peter & Paul Snowden||Tye Angland||5.95L||15||56kg||$26|
|11||14||CELLARGIRL||Kelly Schweida||Michael Walker||6.15L||8||54.5kg||$51|
|12||6||BEL SONIC||Jason Warren||Ben Melham||6.35L||11||56kg||$18|
|13||4||CURDLED||Peter Robl||Jim Byrne||6.55L||4||56.5kg||$101|
|14||10||MAGNUFIGHTER||Gary Duncan||Jamie Kah||8.05L||2||56kg||$81|
|15||17e||I AM IMPINGE (NZ)||Toby Edmonds||Jeff Lloyd||9.55L||10||56kg||$31|
|16||16||LADY OF CREBILLY||Phillip Stokes||Regan Bayliss||15.55L||7||54kg||$41|
|–||8||ARRESTAR||Matthew Dunn||Jeff Lloyd||–||0||–||–|
2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Betting
Betting on the 2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas at Queensland’s Gold Coast Racecourse is open weeks out from the event and Magic Millions odds firm closer to the January race day.
Check out the latest all-in 2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas odds provided by Ladbrokes.com.au below.
2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Field
The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas field has a capacity of 16 starters plus five emergencies and is restricted to three-year-olds out of the Magic Millions sales.
The official Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2018 field of final acceptances is set for release in early January and will be published in full below.
The 2018 Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Final Field attracted a full 16 starters plus 2 emergencies awaiting a possible run. The hot favourite in Magic Millions Guineas betting remains Vo Rogue Plate winner Pierata who came up trumps with barrier one.
|1||4137×121||PIERATA||Gregory Hickman||Corey Brown||1||57kg|
|2||124×811083||GOODFELLA||Bjorn Baker||Jason Collett||6||56.5kg|
|3||1411×318||WHYPEEO||Toby Edmonds||Blake Shinn||16||56.5kg|
|4||3x2521x329||CURDLED||Peter Robl||Jim Byrne||4||56.5kg|
|5||9x114x0271||SAINT PATRICKS DAY||Chris Munce||Ron Stewart||18||56.5kg|
|6||3x14x11||BEL SONIC||Jason Warren||Ben Melham||12||56kg|
|7||2x21250x37||SHOGUN SUN||Kelly Schweida||Damian Browne||10||56kg|
|8||x4958316x6||ARRESTAR||Matthew Dunn||Jeff Lloyd||13||56kg|
|9||2144×1||WILD HEART||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Brenton Avdulla||3||56kg|
|10||x1530x1135||MAGNUFIGHTER||Gary Duncan||Jamie Kah||2||56kg|
|11||6x129x23||CALCULATED||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||15||56kg|
|12||5645211×00||PINCH PASSION||Robert Heathcote||Christian Reith||5||56kg|
|13||261×12||SMARTEDGE||Peter & Paul Snowden||Tye Angland||17||56kg|
|14||x1x1233x60||CELLARGIRL||Kelly Schweida||Michael Walker||9||54.5kg|
|15||221×11||SASSO CORBARO||Kris Lees||Damien Oliver||14||54kg|
|16||24×21134||LADY OF CREBILLY||Phillip Stokes||Regan Bayliss||7||54kg|
|17e||133×2614||I AM IMPINGE (NZ)||Toby Edmonds||Jeff Lloyd||11||56kg|
2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Nominations & Entries
The early Magic Millions 3YO Guineas nominations are taken in late September the year before the race takes place in January that summer.
The nominations are followed by the Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas First Acceptances that close in early December a little over a month before Magic Millions Race Day. Late Magic Millions Guineas entries also close that day.
The 2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas first acceptances closed in December of 2017.
The 2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas First Acceptances drew 220 three-year-olds including last summer’s Magic Millions Classic winner Houtzen, Single Bullet and Ours To Keep high up the order of entry. Early Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2018 betting meanwhile is led by the likes of recent Doomben winning Pierro colt Pierata and the Gai Waterhouse-trained grey filly Our Crown Mistress.
Gold Coast Magic Millions Guineas History
The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas at the Gold Coast was first run in 2001 and won by Paradiddle. The race was formerly known as the Magic Millions Trophy before being renamed in 2011. The first Queensland-trained Magic Millions 3YO Guineas winner was in 2007 when Gold Edition finally scored a victory for the home state.
Other notable Gold Coast Magic Millions Guineas winners over the years include Ha Ha (2002), Graceful Anna (2010), Sweet Idea (2014) and Mahuta (2016).
Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Winners
See below for a full list of Magic Millions 3YO Guineas winners going back to 2001 including winning jockeys, trainers and times.
|2019||TBD||Magic Millions 3YO Guineas||1400m||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|2018||PIerata||Magic Millions 3YO Guineas||1400m||C. Brown||G. Hickman||57kg||1:21.02|
|2017||Flying Jess||Magic Millions 3YO Guineas||1400m||T. Angland||J. Moloney||55kg||1:21.23|
|2016||Mahuta||Magic Millions 3YO Guineas||1400m||B. Rawiller||D. Weir||58||1:21.57|
|2015||Deiheros||Magic Millions 3YO Guineas||1400m||R. McMahon||L. Kennewell||57||1.23.15|
|2014||Sweet Idea||Magic Millions 3YO Guineas||1400m||J. McDonald||G. Waterhouse||56||1.20.78|
|2013||Saluter||Magic Millions 3YO Guineas||1400m||D. Browne||J. McLachlan||57||1.21.85|
|2012||Punch On||Magic Millions 3YO Guineas||1400m||P. Hammersley||P. Balzen||56||1.22.26|
|2011||Torio’s Quest||Magic Millions 3YO Guineas||1400m||H. Bowman||B. Partelle||56||1.22.93|
|2010||Graceful Anna||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||P. Robl||D. Pfeiffer||55||1.22.56|
|2009||Tempest Tost||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||D. Gauci||G. White||54||1.23.13|
|2008||Heart of the Citi||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||B. Pengelly||P. Duff||56.5||1.21.93|
|2007||Gold Edition||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||D. Beadman||R. Maund||55||1.21.07|
|2006||Tereschenko||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||C. Newitt||P. Moody||55.5||1.21.67|
|2005||Tippitaka||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||C. Brown||T. McEvoy||55.5||1.21.75|
|2004||Jamieson Valley||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||D. Beadman||J. Hawkes||55.5||1.21.33|
|2003||Biaggio||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||S. Galloway||G. Waterhouse||55.5||1.21.58|
|2002||Ha Ha||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||J. Cassidy||G. Waterhouse||55||1.20.38|
|2001||Paradiddle (NZ)||Magic Millions 3YO Trophy||1400m||B. Prebble||D. Lawson||55.5||1.21.88|