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All the money in Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2021 betting at the Gold Coast on Saturday is on the flying Tony Gollan-trained filly Isotope who is at short odds to win the $2 million feature on Magic Millions Day.
A capacity field of three-year-olds is engaged for this season’s $2M Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m) with the hot favourite Isotope drawn ideally in barrier seven with Ryan Maloney to ride.
Gollan’s in-form daughter of Deep Field has won four of her seven career starts including back-to-back Doomben victories leading up to her tougher assignment on Saturday.
Two back she saluted by three lengths as the odds-on favourite in the Listed Mode Plate (1200m) before a narrower last start victory, also as the under $2 top elect, over Away Game in the Listed Gold Edition Plate (1200m).
Kept fit in the meantime with a Gold Coast barrier trial at the start of the month, Isotope has her first official start at the track on the weekend and is at a current of $2.50 in the latest Magic Millions 3YO Guineas odds at Ladbrokes.com.au.
The danger occupying the second line of Magic Millions 3YO Guineas betting at $4 is proven Gold Coast and Magic Millions Day performer, the classy Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Away Game.
The star daughter of Snitzel enjoyed a stellar juvenile campaign last summer – autumn winning the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic before a Group 3 Randwick win, Blue Diamond fourth in Melbourne and brave second in the world’s richest race for two-year-olds behind Farnan in the $3.5 million Golden Slipper.
A Group 2 victory at Randwick in the wet followed before she was far from disgraced when fifth under three lengths beaten against the older mares in Adelaide’s Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes (1200m).
Away Game looked good fresh in the Gold Edition when just beaten, subsequently beat Isotope in the same lead-up Gold Coast trial and has plenty working in her favour second-up in the Guineas for the rematch.
Outside the dominant two fillies the other best in Magic Millions 3YO Guineas betting this Queensland Summer Racing Carnival include Forbidden Love ($5.50) in barrier four with Jim Byrne aboard and the seemingly forgotten Gotta Kiss ($14) who has been thereabouts all prep.
The Richard & Michael Freedman-trained All too Hard filly Forbidden Love is a four-time winner from nine runs and was a spring flyer for the stable with form around star fillies Dame Giselle and Hungry Heart.
She was excellent when third only a half-length off the winner Shout The Bar at Flemington on VRC Derby Day in the Group 1 Empire Rose Stakes (1600m) last October and returned a winner on December 29 saluting on a Heavy (8) track in the Listed Gosford Guineas (1200m).
Gotta Kiss meanwhile comes off back-to-back seconds, the Not A Single Doubt filly having been in the money behind Isotope in the Mode Plate before her last start effort behind Apache Chase in Eagle Farm’s Group 3 Vo Rogue Plate (1400m) on January 2.
Still at an outside price but firming meanwhile, the early Magic Millions 3YO Guineas market mover is Shooting For Gold ($51 into $31) who has drawn out in the carpark but is still getting some love from the punters coming back against his own age on a quick seven day back-up.
2021 Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Field & Barriers
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Probable Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||44x11x531||APACHE CHASE||Desleigh Forster||Taylor Marshall||1||57kg||86|
|2||611x10x600||OUR PLAYBOY||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)||Michael Dee||13||57kg||81|
|3||41114215×2||AWAY GAME||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Glen Boss||3||56kg||98|
|4||81454621×0||YES BABY YES||Leon & Troy Corstens||Craig Williams||16||56kg||84|
|5||5413x226x8||AMISH BOY||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Hugh Bowman||17||56kg||80|
|6||2121×118||SHOOTING FOR GOLD||Steven O’Dea & Matthew Hoysted||Ben Thompson||20||56kg||79.5|
|7||445×113739||KAVAK||Chris Munce||Nash Rawiller||6||56kg||73|
|8||3458x647x6||AIM||Peter & Paul Snowden||James McDonald||18||56kg||74.5|
|9||x52412x280||SAFEWORK||Scott Morrisey||Mark Du Plessis||10||56kg||67|
|10||4×31412168||MAGIC CONQUEROR||Kelly Schweida||Larry Cassidy||8||56kg||72.5|
|11||515369×050||MISHANI FRAUDSTER||Les Ross||Michael Cahill||5||56kg||65|
|12||163×133131||FORBIDDEN LOVE||Richard & Michael Freedman||Jim Byrne||4||54.5kg||95|
|13||1120×211||ISOTOPE||Tony Gollan||Ryan Maloney||7||54.5kg||95|
|14||220x51x41||SMART ’N’ SEXY (NZ)||Toby & Trent Edmonds||Robbie Fradd||19||54.5kg||77.5|
|15||0x3132x422||GOTTA KISS||Steven O’Dea & Matthew Hoysted||Ms Stephanie Thornton||9||54kg||83|
|16||20x179x609||LADY BANFF||Matthew Dunn||Brenton Avdulla||21||54kg||74.5|
|17e||3x1247x353||REDOUTE’S IMAGE||Kris Lees||Andrew Mallyon||14||54kg||73|
|18e||61140×3146||STAROSA||Tony Gollan||Brenton Avdulla||11||54kg||75|
|20e||12313||ELLSBERG||Gerald Ryan & Sterling Alexiou||Nash Rawiller||12||56kg||75|
|21e||1745×13||OSCAR ZULU||Chris Waller||2||56kg||72.5|
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