Magic Millions 3yo Guineas
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The Magic Millions 3yo Guineas is a Restricted Listed Race for three year olds conducted by the Gold Coast Turf Club at Gold Coast.
The Magic Millions 3yo Guineas was first run in this form in 2001 and was won by Paradiddle.
The Magic Millions 3yo Guineas is run over 1400m under Set Weights and Penalties conditions and is open to both genders. It was worth $2million in 2020.
Some winners have gone on to win G1s like Sweet Idea, Gold Edition and Pierata. However many placegetters have also succeeded later. Dash For Cash, Absolut Glam, Rock Kingdom, Driefontein and Single Gaze but a few.
Deiheros cost as little as $6500 at the Adelaide sales.
Flying Jess was 100-1 in winning in 2017.
Pierata would end up running in some of the top 3yo races to end the season and then run brilliantly as a 4yo. He'd win a Missile Stakes and Sydney Stakes at Randwick and placed in the VRC Sprint Classic before the All Aged was on the mantelpiece in the Autumn.
There was an unbelievable storyline prior to Alligator Blood's win in 2020. He was on his way to the track but his float was caught up in track delays following a tanker overturning on the way between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Stewards' delayed the races by 40 minutes but he made it in time and was then far too good.
Notable winners of the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas include Ha Ha (2002), Gold Edition (2007), Sweet Idea (2014), Mahuta (2016), Pierata (2018) and Alligator Blood (2019).
The 2020 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas was won by Alligator Blood from Eleven Eleven and Exhilarates.
Previous Magic Millions 3yo Guineas Winners
| ALLIGATOR BLOOD (AUS) 3G |
ALL TOO HARD (AUS) - LAKE SUPERIOR (AUS) ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS)
|RYAN MALONEY||57.0||DAVID VANDYKE||7|
| BOOMSARA (AUS) 3G |
SPIRIT OF BOOM (AUS) - PASSARA (AUS) TSUIMAI (AUS)
|TIM CLARK||57.0||CHRIS MUNCE||13|
| PIERATA (AUS) 3C |
PIERRO (AUS) - NOVEMBER FLIGHT (AUS) FLYING SPUR (AUS)
|C W BROWN||57.0||GREGORY HICKMAN||1|
| FLYING JESS (AUS) 3F |
HINCHINBROOK (AUS) - MARITESS (AUS) MAGIC ALBERT (AUS)
|T ANGLAND||55.0||JOHN MOLONEY||4|
| MAHUTA (AUS) 3C |
FLYING SPUR (AUS) - VAHINE (NZ) ZABEEL (NZ)
|B RAWILLER||58.0||DARREN WEIR||15|
| DEIHEROS (AUS) 3G |
BON HOFFA (AUS) - PHILIPPA'S MUSIC (AUS) INTEGRA (AUS)
|R MC MAHON||57.0||LLOYD KENNEWELL||7|
| SWEET IDEA (AUS) 3F |
SNITZEL (AUS) - FLIDAIS (AUS) TIMBER COUNTRY (USA)
|J B MCDONALD||56.0||MS G WATERHOUSE||13|
| SALUTER (AUS) 3G |
COMMANDS (AUS) - ROSEKAY HEART (AUS) SHOW A HEART (AUS)
|D J BROWNE||57.0||JASON MCLACHLAN||10|
| PUNCH ON (AUS) 3F |
TIGER HILL (IRE) - SCHOOL BLUE (AUS) GEIGER COUNTER (USA)
|P HAMMERSLEY||56.0||PETER BALZEN||6|
| TORIO'S QUEST (AUS) 3G |
ORATORIO (IRE) - QUEST FOR PLEASURE (AUS) QUEST FOR FAME (GB)
|J BOWMAN||56.0||BRETT PARTELLE||16|
| GRACEFUL ANNA (AUS) 3F |
CANNY LAD (AUS) - LAMELLAR (AUS) GRAND LODGE (USA)
|P ROBL||55.0||DAVID PFIEFFER||10|
| TEMPEST TOST (AUS) 3F |
STATUE OF LIBERTY (USA) - LADY VIOLET (AUS) OLD CRONY (USA)
|D GAUCI||54.0||GARY WHITE||10|
| HEART OF THE CITI (AUS) 3G |
SHOW A HEART (AUS) - CITICHY (AUS) CITIDANCER (IRE)
|B PENGELLY||56.5||PAT DUFF||12|
| GOLD EDITION (AUS) 3F |
LION HUNTER (AUS) - GLIMMERS (AUS) SUCCESS EXPRESS (USA)
|D BEADMAN||55.0||R E MAUND||12|
| TERESCHENKO (AUS) 3G |
TESTA ROSSA (AUS) - URAGEME (AUS) PROVEN VALOUR (AUS)
|C NEWITT||55.5||PETER MOODY||7|
| TIPPITAKA (AUS) 3G |
RED RANSOM (USA) - STRAWBERRY GIRL (USA) STRAWBER (AUS)
|C W BROWN||55.5||TONY MCEVOY||1|
| JAMIESON VALLEY (AUS) 3G |
DESERT PRINCE (IRE) - BALMACARA (NZ) BASSENTHWAITE (GB)
|D BEADMAN||55.5||JOHN HAWKES||3|
| BIAGGIO (AUS) 3G |
ZEDITAVE (AUS) - GAY ROSSINA (NZ) STAR WAY (GB)
|S GALLOWAY||55.5||MS G WATERHOUSE||14|
| HA HA (AUS) 3F |
DANEHILL (USA) - VERY DROLL (AUS) CROWN JESTER (AUS)
|J CASSIDY||55.0||MS G WATERHOUSE||5|
| PARADIDDLE (NZ) 3G |
RHYTHM (USA) - RIDER ON THE STORM (NZ) CRESTED WAVE (USA)
|B PREBBLE||55.5||DEAN LAWSON||15|
A traffic accident on the Gold Coast Highway has forced stewards to change the starting times of races on Magic Millions day.
The Ciaron Maher-David Eustace stable is hoping the Gold Coast's reputation as a track where barriers are irrelevant holds for their Magic Millions runners.
Some very good horses have won the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas run at Gold Coast on Saturday and gone on to bigger things.
Trainer Tony McEvoy has several decisions to make before committing Grand Scholar to a start at the Gold Coast.
Three-year-old filly Grand Scholar will be out to confirm Magic Millions Guineas plans when she chases important prize money in a race at the Gold Coast.
Alligator Blood wins Magic Millions Vo Rogue Plate, Group 3, $300,000 at Eagle Farm, 1400m.
King Of Hastings is set to trial at Rosehill ahead of making his way to the Gold Coast to run in the $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas.
Trainer Bjorn Baker has taken training honours at Randwick with three winners on the nine-race card.
Alburq has finally broken through for his maiden win with trainer Mike Moroney to rethink a potential trip to the Gold Coast for the gelding.
Co-trainers Tony and Calvin McEvoy have unraced two-year-olds Lopez and King And King nominated to make their debuts in Queensland.
Trainer Mike Moroney is planning to send Star Surprise to Queensland to run in the Magic Millions Guineas after his first-up win at Pakenham.
The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is a possibility for King Of Hastings after he bounced back from an unplaced run at Ballarat to win at Flemington.
Trainer David Vandyke is confident Alligator Blood has returned an even better horse after a runaway win in the Gold Edition Plate.
Talented three-year-old Superium has confirmed his spot in the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas with a classy first-up win at Randwick.