News About: 2012 Magic Millions Guineas

Punch On swings sweetly for locals

Punch On swings sweetly for locals

14 Jan, 2012

Trainer Peter Balzen and jockey Paul Hammersley kept the local Gold Coast flag flying when Punch On took out the $1m Magic Millions Guineas (1400m) today.

The popular pair have occasionally teamed up with success but will now be remembered together with Punch On making gold.

Starting at the generous odds of $9, Punch On …

Safusa To Show No Mercy In Guineas

Safusa To Show No Mercy In Guineas

9 Jan, 2012

Trainers with favourites in big races often like to talk down their chances going into the contest and shift attention away to some of their rivals.

That’s not the case for David Pfeiffer this week though as the Warwick Farm based trainer challenges bookies to keep winding in his horse Safusa.

Safusa is currently around …

City on Magic Millions Guineas border

City on Magic Millions Guineas border

8 Jan, 2012

Rockhampton galloper Divine City raced to the border for a start in Saturday’s $1m Magic Millions Guineas (1400m) with victory in the $100,000 Gold Coast City Council Handicap (1200m) at the Gold Coast on Saturday.

Divine City jumped from 50th to 19th in the Gold Coast’s Magic Million Guineas order of entry, based on …

Dear Demi now or never to qualfy for MM

Dear Demi now or never to qualfy for MM

7 Jan, 2012

The 2006 Magic Millions Classic winning trainer Clarry Conners has turned to blinkers first time in a attempt to qualify Dear Demi for this year’s race via the Warwick Farm 100 Club Plate (1000m) in Sydney today.

Dear Demi, sits 22nd of the Classic order of entry with 16 horses and five emergencies to make …

Sydney trio Magic Millions bound after Rosehill trials

Sydney trio Magic Millions bound after Rosehill trials

6 Jan, 2012

Three Sydney gallopers have booked places for Saturday week’s Magic Millions feature races after strong trial performances at Rosehill today.

Sufusa and Fundido won their trials while four-year-old Top Drop finished a pleasing second.

Fundido, a $17 chance in the $2m Magic Millions Classic (1200m), wore winkers when winning trial eight over 900m.

The Chris …

Safusa with winning Magic Millions connections

Safusa with winning Magic Millions connections

22 Dec, 2011

It was a case of the same players but a different combination when Safusa won the $100,000 Magic Millions Wyong Stakes (1200m) today.

Trainer David Pfieffer won the same race with Graceful Anna before she marched on to win  the 2009 Magic Millions Trophy (1400m) at the Gold Coast.

And that winning Magic Millions feeling …

Kitty Launched Into Magic Millions Combat

Kitty Launched Into Magic Millions Combat

14 Dec, 2011

Combat Kitty is set to run in the Magic Millions Guineas

Combat Kitty may have to hit the ground running in her summer campaign with trainer Mathew Smith toying with the idea of dropping her directly into the Magic Millions carnival.

She’s set to run in the Magic Millions Guineas in mid January on the …

Birchley’s new start without Aquanita

Birchley’s new start without Aquanita

1 Dec, 2011

Liam Birchley has mutually agreed to relinquish his association with Victorian based-Aquanita Racing and will be training in his own right for the first Saturday since 2002 this weekend.

The Eagle Farm mentor will rely on a few old favourites and some promising youngsters to get off to a successful new start.

“There is no …