Looking for early information on Magic Millions 2YO Classic? The expert tipsters at Neds have put together everything you need to know before the race.
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic is a $2 million, Restricted Listed feature race held at the Gold Coast Racecourse in Queensland each January.
Magic Millions Day on the Gold Coast is one of the country’s richest race days offering over $10 million in prize money across the card, which is restricted mainly to Magic Millions graduates and horses that won a ballot exemption into a race via one of the special lead-up events.
Open to two-year-old Magic Millions graduates, the Magic Millions 2YO Classic is contested over 1200m at set weights with the winner taking home $1.16 million in prize money.
Horses that perform well in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic often head south to Melbourne during the autumn to target the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield and Sydney for April’s Group 1 $3.5 million Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m). Capitalist (2016) was the last two-year-old to complete the lucrative Magic Millions 2YO Classic – Golden Slipper double.
magic millions 2yo classic 2022 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, January 15th, 2022
- Track Location: Gold Coast Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 1,200 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set Weights
- Qualification: Two year olds
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Restricted Listed
- Operator: Gold Coast Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $1,940,000
- Inaugural Race: 1987
- 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Winner: Coolangatta
magic millions 2yo classic 2022 RESULTS
The official 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday January 15, 2022.
- #9 Coolangatta
- #11 Russian Conquest
- #15 Snitcat
The Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Written Tycoon filly Coolangatta ($1.95F) was super impressive, rising to the challenge put down late by Russian Conquest to remain undefeated ahead of her autumn Golden Slipper bid following the 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic results on the Gold Coast.
Magic MIllions 2yo Classic Betting 2022
There are many different ways to bet on the Magic Millions 2YO Classic, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Magic Millions 2YO Classic|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Magic Millions 2YO Classic.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Magic Millions 2YO Classic. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.|
|Quinella Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within the Magic Millions 2YO Classic, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Magic Millions 2YO Classic to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Magic Millions 2YO Classic to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Magic Millions 2YO Classic to win the First 4.|
|Quadrella Bet (Quaddie)||You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from the Magic Millions 2YO Classic, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Magic Millions 2YO Classic
- Log in at neds.com.au
- Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
- Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
- Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Magic Millions 2YO Classic Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2022 Odds
Early market betting odds on the 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic will be displayed below once available. Odds are subject to fluctuation. For current odds on all of our live markets, please visit neds.com.au.
Which Horse Will Win The Magic millions 2YO Classic
The best way to pick which horse will win the Magic Millions 2YO Classic in 2022 is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors including:
- Lead-Up Form: Good lead-up races into the Magic Millions 2YO Classic include the Group 3 B.J. McLachlan Stakes and Sydney’s Wyong Magic Millions Classic with Coolangatta (2021 – 2022) the last two-year-old to complete the BJ McLachlan Stakes – Magic Millions 2YO Classic double;
- Brisbane Based: Horses from the local Queensland stables have a solid record in the $2 million feature;
- Filly Factor: Away Game (2020) became the fourth filly in as many years to beat home the boys in the event, while Coolangatta (2022) became the fifth in six years to dominate the race over the colts and geldings when leading an all-filly Magic Millions 2YO Classic First Four.
magic millions 2yo classic Favourites 2022
Early favourites in 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic betting include Gimcrack Stakes winner Coolangatta and undefeated Russian Revolution filly from the Snowden stables Russian Conquest.
Coolangatta ($1.95 in 2022) is the last Magic Millions 2YO Classic favourite to win.
magic millions 2yo classic 2022 Field
The official 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic field of final acceptances is set for release at 11:00 am on Monday January 10, 2021 and will be published in full below once announced.
Gimcrack – BJ McLachlan Stakes double winning filly Coolangatta is the short-priced favourite in a the capacity 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic field facing off at the Gold Coast on Saturday.
The 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Barrier Draw was conducted on Tuesday with the favourite Coolangatta drawing barrier 13.
magic millions 2yo classic 2022 Tips
Favourite: #9 Coolangatta ($2 at time of publish)
Best Bet: #11 Russian Conquest ($7 at time of publish)
Best Roughie: #14 Perfect Mission ($21 at time of publish)
Our exclusive 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic tips will be detailed above the week of the race and a full betting preview available on the Neds Blog.
Gold Coast magic millions Race Day 2022
The $2 million The STAR Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic takes place as part of the $10 million Magic Millions Race Day program at the Gold Coast Racecourse on Saturday January 15, 2022. Held during the coveted Magic Millions Carnival, the meeting features nine Magic Millions races with other features on the card including the:
- Restricted Listed $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m) and the
- Restricted Listed $1 million Magic Millions Cup (1400m).
magic millions 2YO Classic Nominations 2022
Early nominations for the 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic close the October prior to the race followed by first acceptances in early December and final acceptances the week of the event. The first lot of Magic Millions 2YO Classic nominations traditionally attract around 500 young entries.
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2022 nominations attracted 343 hopefuls led in early betting by the Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Gimcrack Stakes winner Coolangatta.
Magic millions 2yo classic Weights 2022
Set weights conditions apply to this race. Weights will be declared by 5:00 PM, Monday the 10th of January, 2022 with weights on the final acceptances to be published in our above Magic Millions 2YO Classic Field section.
Magic millions 2yo Classic barriers 2022
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic barrier draw will be conducted the week of the race and published in our above Magic Millions 2YO Classic Field section.
Magic millions 2yo classic jockeys 2022
Final riders must be declared before 12:00pm (AEST) on Wednesday January 12, 2022 with the confirmed Magic Millions 2YO Classic jockeys to be published in our above Magic Millions 2YO Classic Field section.
magic millions 2yo classic Prize Money
The Magic Millions 2YO Classic prize purse is worth $1,940,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.
magic millions 2yo classic Race Number 2022
The 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic is set to run as the Gold Coast Race 7 at 4:00pm (AEST) on Saturday January 15, 2022. There are nine Magic Millions races in total that day at the Gold Coast Racecourse.
magic millions 2yo classic Form Guide 2022
The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check below for a link to our full Magic Millions 2YO Classic 2022 Form Guide following final acceptances.
magic millions 2yo classic Live 2022
You can watch or listen to the 2022 Magic Millions 2YO Classic live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Magic Millions 2YO Classic Winners
Winners of the Magic Millions 2YO Classic going back to the event’s inaugural running in 1987 along with the placegetters and winning times are detailed in the table below.
|2021||Shaquero||Alpine Edge||She’s All Class||1:10.39|
|2020||Away Game||Stellar Pauline||Conceited||1:09.59|
|2015||Le Chef||Pepperano||Single Gaze||1:10.8|
|2014||Unencumbered||Oakleigh Girl||Ruby Soho||1:09.6|
|2013||Real Surreal||Sweet Idea||Missy Longstocking||1:09.98|
|2012||Driefontein||No Looking Back||Alezan Thunder||1:09.49|
|2011||Karuta Queen||Combat Kitty||Schiffer||1:11.0|
|2010||Military Rose||Ambers Waltz||Demanding Miss||1:10.2|
|2009||Phelan Ready||Paprika||Motown Lady||1:10.0|
|2008||Augusta Proud||She’s Meaner||High Rollin Woman||1:09.4|
|2007||Mimi Lebrock||Husson Lightning||Royal Asscher||1:09.9|
|2006||Mirror Mirror||Churchill Downs||Reigart||1:09.8|
|2005||Bradburys Luck||Emit Time||Snitzel||1:09.4|
|2004||Dance Hero||Not A Single Doubt||Marie Madeleine||1:08.7|
|2003||Regimental Gal||Danbird||How Funny||1:09.8|
|2002||Lovely Jubly||Chuckle||Cool Trent||1:09.5|
|2001||Excellerator||Miss Bussell||Magic Albert||1:09.7|
|2000||Assertive Lad||Belle Du Jour||Rapid Man||1:09.3|
|1999||Testa Rossa||Sally Magic||Shalt Not||1:09.5|
|1997||General Nediym||Special Dane||My Halo Broke||1:09.03|
|1996||Winger Charger||Our Banker||La Snippette||1:10.1|
|1994||Brave Warrior||St. Covet||Discreet Lady||1:10.2|
|1993||Our Fiction||Flying Tycoon||Tiba Tiba||1:09.5|
|1992||Clan O’Sullivan||Guards Time||Snippets Girl||1:28.1|
|1992||Clan O’Sullivan||Zodiac Miss||Quick Snip||1:08.46|
|1991||Bold Promise||Musical Chairs||Dangerous Seam||1:09.5|
|1990||St. Jude||Trustful||Quick Score||1:10.61|
|1990||Dancers Joy||Mahaasin||Rhythmic Charm||1:10.0|
|1988||Molokai Prince||Prince Regent||Good Time Dancer||1:11.2|
|1988||Sea Cabin||Regal Devotion||Mean Eyes||1:14.2|
|1987||Snippets||Prince Anton||Mother Duck||1:09.9|