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Murt The Flirt Presses On with Magic Millions Plans

Murt The Flirt Presses On with Magic Millions Plans

22 Dec, 2014

Brendan McCarthy is confident that his three-year-old gelding Murt The Flirt remains a top contender to win the $1 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m) on January 10 and will press on to the Gold Coast despite a disappointing result at Wyong last Thursday.

Murt The Flirt will continue with his assault against Hijack Hussy …

Magic Millions Set to Become Australia’s Richest Race Day

Magic Millions Set to Become Australia’s Richest Race Day

19 Dec, 2014

The Magic Millions Carnival, held on the Gold Coast every January, is set to become the country’s richest day of racing in 2016 due to a joint venture between Racing Queensland and Magic Millions that will continue for at least seven years.

Wicked Intent will run in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic on January 10 …

Autumn jockey for Shamus Award to be decided

Autumn jockey for Shamus Award to be decided

6 Jan, 2014

Flemington trainer Danny O’Brien will meet with part owner Viv Oldfield at the Magic Millions Carnival on the Gold Coast in the coming week to determine a jockey for Cox Plate winner Shamus Award for his 2014 Autumn Carnival campaign.

Shamus Award winning the 2013 Cox Plate. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Shamus Awards …

Real Surreal the Real Deal in Magic Millions Classic Win

Real Surreal the Real Deal in Magic Millions Classic Win

12 Jan, 2013

Queensland filly Real Surreal showed a blistering turn of foot to win the $2m Magic Millions Classic (1200m) at the Gold Coast today and deliver trainer Kelso Wood his first victory in Queensland’s richest race.

Real Surreal wins the Gold Coast Magic Millions 2yo Classic. Photo by: Steve Hart

The strong field of two-year-olds jumped …

McLachlan’s Outsider Salutes in Guineas

McLachlan’s Outsider Salutes in Guineas

12 Jan, 2013

Sunshine Coast colt Saluter lived up to the potential trainer Jason McLachlan always knew he possessed to claim a thrilling upset win in the $1 million Magic Millions Guineas (1400m) at the Gold Coast today.

Saluter scores an upset win in the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas at the Gold Coast. Photo by: Daniel Costello

Ignored …

Favourite Assail Scratched from Magic Millions

Favourite Assail Scratched from Magic Millions

12 Jan, 2013

Magic Millions Classic hot favourite Assail has been scratched from today’s juvenile feature after the discovery of a foot abscess.

Assail has been scratched from the Magic Millions Classic. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The Clarry Conners-trained filly was as short as $2.50 in some markets during the week and the problem came as a disappointing …

History Against Widely Drawn Clevadude

History Against Widely Drawn Clevadude

11 Jan, 2013

If Rick Hore-Lacy was a little annoyed following the Magic Millions Classic (1200m) draw at Surfers Paradise on Tuesday you could hardly blame him.

Clevadude will have to overcome a wide barrier to taste Magic Millions success. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia.

His raw but talented gelding Clevadude’s chances in the $2 million race …

Waterhouse Readies Magic Millions Team

Waterhouse Readies Magic Millions Team

10 Jan, 2013

Gai Waterhouse is attracting plenty of attention as she spends up big at the Magic Millions sales at the Gold Coast this week and that could continue on to the racetrack on Saturday when she saddles up a solid team.

Sweet Idea is one of six Gai Waterhouse-trained runners who will compete at the Magic …

McLachlan Phelan Ready to Break Drought at Gold Coast

McLachlan Phelan Ready to Break Drought at Gold Coast

10 Jan, 2013

Three years, nine months, six days. Or 1377 days. That is how long it has been since Queensland gelding Phelan Ready won the 2009 Golden Slipper.

Phelan Ready returns to the place where it all began when he contests the Magic Millions Cup at the Gold Coast on Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart.

And he …

Begg Chasing Millions Berth with Bennetta

Begg Chasing Millions Berth with Bennetta

3 Jan, 2013

Lightly-raced filly Bennetta has joined the race to gain a start in the $1 million Magic Millions Guineas (1200m) after trainer Grahame Begg put in a late nomination earlier this week.

The decision to enter the talented three-year-old came on the back of a dominant win at Canterbury on Saturday where she put paid to …