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Driefontein wins MM Classic on protest

Driefontein wins MM Classic on protest

14 Jan, 2012

Gai Waterhouse quinellaed the 2012 $2m Magic Millions Classic (1200m) but had to sit out a sensational protest before knowing which set of connections would celebrate.

The Sydney trainer’s ‘second stringer’ No Looking Back (jockey Nash Rawiller) squeezed up the rail to past the post narrowly in front of  race favourite Driefontein (jockey Tom Berry) …

Gold Coast Sun Frying Snipzu’s Chances

Gold Coast Sun Frying Snipzu’s Chances

11 Jan, 2012

South-east Queensland tends to have a predictable formula when it comes to the weather over the summer months.

It’s stinking hot during the day and then the storms roll in during the late afternoon and early evening and drop a heap of rain in a short period of time.

It’s a scenario trainer Liam Birchley …

Discreet gives Munce a MM dilemma

Discreet gives Munce a MM dilemma

17 Dec, 2011

Jockey Chris Munce has a tough riding decision to make on the $2m Magic Millions Classic (2yo, 1200m)  after Discreet impressively won  the Listed Calaway Gal Stakes (1000m) at Eagle Farm today.

Discreet joined Sizzling as equal Classic favourite when TABsportsbet turned her in from $26 to $4.

Sizzling finished second in the Listed Phelan …

Snipzu and Sizzling to sort out for Magic Millions favourite

Snipzu and Sizzling to sort out for Magic Millions favourite

15 Dec, 2011

All eyes will be on the clock as much as the races when two Magic Millions Classic big guns Snipzu and Sizzling run in consecutive races at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

It is rare for Queenslanders to head the betting in the Classic but the two Snitzel youngsters have undoubtedly earned their place with impressive …

Queensland Summer Series Heating Up

Queensland Summer Series Heating Up

12 Dec, 2011

The weather might be average but the racing promises to be anything but as we enter the juicy part of the summer series at Eagle Farm this weekend.

This is the period where we can expect to see the talent pool bolstered by horses targeting the Magic Millions Carnival in January.

It’s also the time …

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Attracts 146 Nominations

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Attracts 146 Nominations

9 Dec, 2011

146 two-year-olds have been nominated for a run in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic at the Gold Coast next month.

Leading Queensland two-year-old Snipzu is amongst the juveniles attempting to secure a slice of the $2 million prize money on offer.

Snipzu demonstrated her talent on debut, when finishing second to Hussona in the Listed …

Star Two-Year-Olds Defeated at Doomben Trials

Star Two-Year-Olds Defeated at Doomben Trials

6 Dec, 2011

Magic Millions hopefuls Sizzling and Snipzu did not display the impressive performances everybody was expecting when they trialed at Doomben today.

The two-year-olds both finished second in their respective trials behind fillies that belonged to the Patinack Farm stable.

Sizzling was outdone by Nechita, a Fastnet Rock filly that was purchased for $130,000 at the …