Magic Millions 3YO Guineas

The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is a $2 million race run at the Gold Coast in January on Magic Millions Race Day each summer.

2019 Magic Millions Guineas Results

  • 1st: #1 Boomsara
  • 2nd: #3 Bondi
  • 3rd: #8 Outback Barbie



The 2019 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 2019 ran at the Gold Coast on Saturday January 12, 2019.

2019 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas
Date: Saturday January 12, 2019
Track: Gold Coast Racecourse
Distance: 1400m
Race Type: 3YO / Set Weights + Penalties
Status: Restricted Listed
Prize Money: $2,000,000

2018 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Results

    • 1st: #1 Boomsara
    • 2nd: #3 Bondi
    • 3rd: #8 Outback Barbie
Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty
1 1 BOOMSARA Chris Munce Tim Clark 13 57kg 1.0kg
2 3 BONDI Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 0.1L 12 56kg
3 8 OUTBACK BARBIE Tony Gollan James McDonald 0.2L 2 54.5kg
4 16 BAREFOOT Tony Sears Mark Du Plessis 2.2L 1 54kg
5 7 SMART ELISSIM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Michael Walker 3.7L 8 56kg
6 11 ZIZZIS Patrick Payne Michael Cahill 3.9L 4 54kg
7 9 GRANNY RED SHOES Toby Edmonds Brett Prebble 4.3L 10 54.5kg
8 2 PAQUIRRI Gary Moore Jim Byrne 4.5L 15 57kg
9 10 PERSUADER Mick Price Brenton Avdulla 4.7L 9 54.5kg
10 17e UNCONDITIONAL Michael Nolan Jeff Lloyd 4.8L 11 56kg
11 13 LIGHT UP THE ROOM Tony Gollan Brad Stewart 6.55L 7 54kg
12 12 PLUMARO Kevin Kemp Luke Tarrant 6.75L 14 54kg
13 14 MALAHIDE Michael Costa Scott Galloway 7.05L 3 54kg
14 4 THE FIRE TRAP Matthew Dunn Hugh Bowman 7.35L 6 56kg
15 19e SAY I CEE YOU Liam Birchley Dale Smith 9.1L 5 56kg
16 15 SUGAR SIZZLE Angela Plumb Jag Guthmann-Chester (a) 11.85L 16 54kg

2019 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Betting

Betting on the 2019 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 2019 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas odds provided by Ladbrokes.com.au below.

2019 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 2019 field of final acceptances is set for release in early January and will be published in full below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty
1 151230×421 BOOMSARA Chris Munce Damian Browne 18 57kg 1.0kg
2 3x81x80984 PAQUIRRI Gary Moore Jim Byrne 20 57kg
3 63172x0x23 BONDI Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 16 56kg
4 1411×305 THE FIRE TRAP Matthew Dunn Hugh Bowman 8 56kg
5 515×11 STAR FALL Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Ms Linda Meech 17 56kg
7 1139533 SMART ELISSIM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Michael Walker 10 56kg
8 53x257x126 OUTBACK BARBIE Tony Gollan James McDonald 3 54.5kg
9 1211x80x6L GRANNY RED SHOES Toby Edmonds Brett Prebble 13 54.5kg
10 337×241710 PERSUADER Mick Price Brenton Avdulla 12 54.5kg
11 112×661865 ZIZZIS Patrick Payne Michael Cahill 6 54kg
12 2x87x54199 PLUMARO Kevin Kemp Luke Tarrant 19 54kg
13 13×1133 LIGHT UP THE ROOM Tony Gollan Brad Stewart 9 54kg
14 11×587 MALAHIDE Michael Costa Scott Galloway 4 54kg
15 4353112×01 SUGAR SIZZLE Angela Plumb Jag Guthmann-Chester (a) 21 54kg
16 5252×12131 BAREFOOT Tony Sears Mark Du Plessis 1 54kg
17e 31129×373 UNCONDITIONAL Michael Nolan Jeff Lloyd 14 56kg
18e 4x2344x15 DOSS Barry Lockwood 11 56kg
19e 36×721174 SAY I CEE YOU Liam Birchley 7 56kg
20e 616×143650 MAGIC FOX Kelly Schweida 15 56kg
21e 4x15x419 LANCASTER BOMBER Richard Litt 5 56kg

2019 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 2019 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas first acceptances closed in December of 2018.

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.

Year Horse Race Name Distance Jockey Trainer Weight Time
2019 Boomsara Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m Tim Clark Chris Munce 57kg TBD
2018 PIerata Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m C. Brown G. Hickman 57kg 1:21.13
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

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