Magic Millions Trophy

The Magic Millions Trophy, currently known as the Magic Millions Subzero is one of the key support races on the Gold Coast Magic Millions Race Day held in January.

2021 Magic Millions Trophy Results

  • 1st: #2 Black On Gold
  • 2nd: #7 Parry Sound
  • 3rd: #5 Elaborate



The Magic Millions Trophy – run in 2021 as the Magic Millions Subzero – is one of the richest races on the lucrative Gold Coast Magic Millions Race Day held in Queensland each January.

Part of the coveted Magic Millions Racing Carnival the summer race meeting features nine races including the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m), $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m) and five $1 million races including the Magic Millions Subzero Trophy.

Now run over a staying distance of 2400m – increased from its previous 2200m distance for the 2020 edition – the Gold Coast Magic Millions Trophy is a quality handicap race that attracts a host of smart Magic Millions graduates.

Horses may come into the Magic Millions Gold Coast Trophy field may have had an earlier summer run in a race like Sydney’s Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) in December and in 2015 – 16 Tinto ran second in the Villiers before winning the Magic Millions Trophy the following month. Tinto also won the 2015 Trophy and finished fourth in the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas in 2014, so watching the form of past Magic Millions races as a guide to the MM Trophy results is a good tip.

A couple of years later there was another back-to-back Magic Millions Trophy champion with Tumultuous (2018-19).

The Boxing Day races at the Gold Coast have also served as nice recent guides to the Magic Millions Trophy, as has Brisbane’s Listed Bernborough Handicap (1800m) that Centre Pivot won in 2015 before running third in the Trophy at the Gold Coast, while Tinto completed the double in 2014-15.

The Gold Coast Magic Millions Subzero Trophy 2021 ran on Saturday January 16, 2021 and was won by the Chris Waller-trained Black On Gold. 

2021 Magic Millions Subzero Trophy
Date: Saturday January 16, 2021
Track: Gold Coast Racecourse
Distance: 2400m
Race Type: Qlty Hcp
Status: Restricted
Prize Money: $1 million

2021 Magic Millions Subzero Trophy Results

  • 1st: #2 Black On Gold
  • 2nd: #7 Parry Sound
  • 3rd: #5 Elaborate

Trainer Chris Waller continued his excellent record in the Magic Millions Subzero 2021 results with his seven-year-old Black On Gold ($6) – third in 2019 and second in last year’s event – given a perfectly-timed ride by jockey Brenton Avdulla who made it an early Magic Millions Day double to salute and hold off the fast-finishing Parry Sound ($8.50)

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 2 BLACK ON GOLD Chris Waller Brenton Avdulla 6 58.5kg $6
2 7 PARRY SOUND John O’Shea Andrew Mallyon 0.3L 12 54kg $8.50
3 5 ELABORATE Richard & Michael Freedman Craig Williams 1.3L 10 54kg $5
4 11 COMMANDER BELL Brett Partelle Robbie Fradd 2.3L 7 54kg $61
5 4 A MAN TO MATCH Tony Gollan Mark Du Plessis 3.3L 5 54kg $21
6 3 PRIMITIVO John Thompson Glen Boss 3.8L 2 55.5kg $6
7 8 DECROUX Jason Deamer Michael Dee 4.8L 4 54kg $61
8 1 BALLISTIC BOY Chris Anderson Matthew McGillivray 6.3L 11 59kg $3.70F
9 10 SOKUDO Les Kelly Ben Thompson 8.8L 8 54kg $201
10 6 SKIDDAW Danny O’Brien Luke Currie 13.3L 1 54kg $6.50
11 9 PURE DEAL Bevan Laming Michael Cahill 15.55L 3 54kg $71
12 12 SO YOU’RE MAGIC John D Wilson Bobby El-Issa 16.05L 9 54kg $201

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

2021 Magic Millions Subzero Trophy Betting & Odds

The latest Magic Millions Trophy 2021 odds will be provided right here as soon as available for punters to back their Magic Millions Trophy Betting Tips at the best price on the Gold Coast’s $10 million race day in January.

CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST 2021 MAGIC MILLIONS SUBZERO ODDS (Final Field)

2021 Magic Millions Subzero Trophy Field

The Magic Millions Trophy field features a quality line-up of proven stayers that came through the Magic Millions Sales, has a capacity of 16 starters plus five emergencies and is released the Wednesday before the race.

The official Gold Coast Magic Millions Subzero Trophy 2021 field and barriers are out on the Wednesday of race week and will be published below.

The 2021 Magic Millions Subzero final field is now out with betting on the event led by the Chris Anderson-trained top weight Ballistic Boy (59kg) out to improve on a lead-up fifth over 1800m at the track last Saturday.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Probable Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 31321×2115 BALLISTIC BOY Chris Anderson Matthew McGillivray 11 59kg 98
2 22x658x153 BLACK ON GOLD Chris Waller Brenton Avdulla 6 58.5kg 97
3 50x686x047 PRIMITIVO John Thompson Glen Boss 2 55.5kg 91
4 0008×90657 A MAN TO MATCH Tony Gollan Mark Du Plessis 5 54kg 86
5 11223×1254 ELABORATE Richard & Michael Freedman Craig Williams 10 54kg 84
6 4109×39513 SKIDDAW Danny O’Brien Luke Currie 1 54kg 83
7 15×6311225 PARRY SOUND John O’Shea Andrew Mallyon 12 54kg 79
8 67171×0007 DECROUX Jason Deamer Michael Dee 4 54kg 78
9 67111×5659 PURE DEAL Bevan Laming Michael Cahill 3 54kg 66
10 155×249530 SOKUDO Les Kelly Ben Thompson 8 54kg 64
11 325×740526 COMMANDER BELL Brett Partelle Robbie Fradd 7 54kg 62
12 62113×6269 SO YOU’RE MAGIC John D Wilson Bobby El-Issa 9 54kg 62

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

Magic Millions Trophy History

The Magic Millions Trophy – previous known as the Magic Millions Stayers Cup – has been run and won since 2006 and the inaugural winner was Break The Barrier. There have been a couple of multiple winners of the race already including Drizzle (2007-08), Tinto (2015-16) and Tumultuous (2018-19).

Sydney-based jockey Tommy Berry also rode back-to-back winners aboard Kinnersley (2013) and Noisy Ocean (2014) for their respective wins. Kinnersley’s trainer Gai Waterhouse also prepared the 2012 Magic Millions Trophy winner Kontiki Park who was ridden to victory by Nash Rawiller.

The distance of the Magic Millions Trophy was increased from 1800m to 2200m from 2017 and went up again from 2200m to 2400m for the 2020 edition.

For the 2021 edition the race name changed again to the Magic Millions Subzero but retained the 2400m distance.

The Chris Waller-trained Black On Gold finally won the event in 2021 after finishing third in 2019 and second in 2020.

Magic Millions Trophy Winners

See below for a full list of Magic Millions Trophy results and winners going back to 2006.

Year Place Horse Time
2021
Magic Millions Subzero
1st Black On Gold 2 minutes 30.19 seconds
2nd Parry Sound
3rd Elaborate
2020
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Primitivo  2 minutes 28.87 seconds
2nd Black On Gold
3rd A Man To Match
2019
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Tumultuous  2 minutes 14.37 seconds
2nd Goodfella
3rd Black On Gold
2018
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Tumultuous 2 minutes 13.98 seconds
2nd Sedanzer
3rd Outraged
2017
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Stratum Star 2 minutes 16.08 seconds
2nd Feltre
3rd Payroll
2016
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Tinto 1 minute 47.36 seconds
2nd Feltre
3rd Centre Pivot
2015
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Tinto 1 minute 48.69 seconds
2nd Our Boy Nicholas
3rd Off The Rails
2014
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Noisy Ocean 1 minute 48.06 seconds
2nd Scorpio Queen
3rd Dienekes
2013
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Kinnersley 1 minute 48.23 seconds
2nd Anagold
3rd Bid Spotter
2012
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Kontiki Park 1 minute 49.3 seconds
2nd Playaction
3rd Racing Heart
2011
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Femina Fashion 1 minute 49.82 seconds
2nd Pepperwood
3rd Fusakeo
2010
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Hidden Wonder 1 minute 49.21 seconds
2nd La Zeel
3rd Adnocon
2009
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Pepperwood 1 minute 48.72 seconds
2nd Ashraf
3rd Causeyacan
2008
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Drizzle 1 minute 49.88 seconds
2nd Nellie Got There
3rd Showify
2007
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Drizzle 1 minute 48.89 seconds
2nd Line By Line
3rd Rapid Reason
2006
Magic Millions Trophy
1st Break The Barrier 1 minute 48.89 seconds
2nd Willy Leica
3rd Picablu

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