Magic Millions 3YO Guineas

Looking for early information on Magic Millions 3YO Guineas? The expert tipsters at Neds have put together everything you need to know before the race.

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The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is a $2 million Restricted Listed feature run at the Gold Coast Racecourse in mid-January as part of the lucrative $10 million Magic Millions Race Day.

The meeting – part of the wider Magic Millions Racing Carnival – is host to nine Magic Millions races including a trio of Restricted Listed events.

The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is one of two $2 million events on the card along with the Magic Millions 2YO Classic for juveniles.

Contested over 1400m and open only to three-year-old Magic Millions graduates, the race is run at set weights plus penalties and offers $1.16 million to the winner.

Many nice horses have won the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas over the years including the brilliant Queenslander Alligator Blood (2020) who was subsequently disqualified for a positive swab to a banned substance.

magic millions 3yo Guineas 2022 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, January 15th, 2022
  • Track Location: Gold Coast Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Right-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,400 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Set Weights + Penalties
  • Qualification: Three year olds 
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Restricted Listed
  • Operator: Gold Coast Turf Club
  • Prize Purse: $1,920,000
  • Inaugural Race: 2001
  • 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Winner: King Of Sparta

magic millions 3YO Guineas 2022 RESULTS

The official 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday January 15, 2022. 

  1. #3 King Of Sparta
  2. #11 Me Me Lagarde
  3. #18 Socialist

The well-backed favourite King Of Sparta ($4) was given a perfectly timed ride by Nash Rawiller who rode the horse for the first time to dominate the 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas results on the Gold Coast for last year’s winning trainers Peter & Paul Snowden.

Magic MIllions 3YO Guineas Betting 2022

New Ways to Bet at neds

There are many different ways to bet on the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas, 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 3YO Guineas
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Magic Millions 3YO Guineas.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Magic Millions 3YO Guineas. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas, 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 3YO Guineas, 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 3YO Guineas to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 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 3YO Guineas 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 3YO Guineas, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas

  1. Log in at neds.com.au
  2. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  3. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  4. 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 3YO Guineas Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2022 Odds

Early market betting odds on the 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 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 3yo Guineas

The best way to pick which horse will win the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas in 2022 is to take into account their lead-up form in similar grade events, past experience at the Gold Coast track and any last start summer racing champions. 

Other factors to consider when picking the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas winner include:

  • Favourites: The best in betting have a solid recent record in this race;
  • Interstate Success: Horses coming from interstate have performed well in recent editions of the Guineas;
  • Past Millions: Any Magic Millions graduates that ran well in the previous season’s 2YO Classic often come back and perform well again in the Guineas as three-year-olds.

magic millions 3YO guineas Favourites 2022

Early favourites in 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas betting include Group 2 Percy Sykes Stakes winning filly Jamaea and the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained King Of Sparta

King Of Sparta ($4 in 2022) is the latest Magic Millions 3YO Guineas favourite to win.

magic millions 3yo GUineas 2022 Field

The official 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas field of final acceptances is set for release at 11:00 am on Monday January 10, 2022 and will be published in full below once announced. 

A full field faces off in the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 2022 at the Gold Coast on Saturday including two-time Group 2 winning Headwater filly Jamaea and the Peter & Paul Snowden-trained King Of Sparta.

The 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Barrier Draw took place on Tuesday and Jamaea was a big winner coming up with gate eight, while King Of Sparta is slightly wider in barrier 13.

magic millions 3yo guineas 2022 Tips

Favourite: #2 Jamaea ($5 at time of publish)

Best Bet: #3 King Of Sparta ($6 at time of publish)

Best Roughie: #5 Far Too Easy ($18 at time of publish)

Our exclusive 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas tips will be detailed above the week of the race and a full betting preview available on the Neds Blog.

CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMPLETE 2022 MAGIC MILLIONS GUINEAS BETTING PREVIEW & TIPS

Gold Coast magic millions Race Day 2022

The $2 million Millions 3YO Guineas 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: 

magic millions 3yo guineas Nominations 2022

Early nominations for the 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 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 3YO Guineas nominations traditionally attract over 500 entries.

The 2022 magic Millions 3YO Guineas nominations attracted 284 entries including 13 for Peter & Paul Snowden who took out last season’s race in an upset with Aim at 30/1.

Magic millions 3yo guineas Weights 2022

Set weights plus penalties 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 3YO Guineas Field section.

Magic millions 3yo guineas barriers 2022

The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas barrier draw will be conducted the week of the race and published in our above Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Field section.

Magic millions 3yo Guineas jockeys 2022

Final riders must be declared before 12:00pm (AEST) on Wednesday January 12, 2022 with the confirmed Magic Millions 3YO Guineas jockeys to be published in our above Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Field section.

magic millions 3yo Guineas Prize Money 2022

The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas prize purse is worth $1,920,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.

Place Prize Money
1st $1,140,000
2nd $360,000
3rd $180,000
4th $90,000
5th $50,000
6th $20,000
7th $20,000
8th $20,000
9th $20,000
10th $20,000

magic millions 3yo Guineas Race Number 2022

The 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is set to run as the Gold Coast Race 8 at 4:45pm (AEST) on Saturday January 15, 2022. There are nine Magic Millions races in total that day at the Gold Coast Racecourse.

magic millions 3YO Guineas 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 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Form Guide following final acceptances. 

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL 2022 MAGIC MILLIONS 3YO GUINEAS FORM GUIDE

magic millions 3YO Guineas Live 2022

You can watch or listen to the 2022 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas live, across the following mediums.

Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)

Radio: Radio Sport National

Streaming: 7TWO

Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Winners

Winners of the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas going back to the event’s inaugural running in 2001 along with the placegetters and winning times are detailed in the table below.

Year Horse Race Name Distance Jockey Trainer Weight (kg) Time
2022 King Of Sparta Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m Nash Rawiller Peter & Paul Snowden 56kg 1:20.75
2021 Aim Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m James McDonald Peter & Paul Snowden 56kg 1:22.43
2020 Alligator Blood (Subsequently Disqualified)

 

Eleven Eleven (New Champion)

Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m Ryan Maloney David Vandyke 57kg 1:20.98
2019 Boomsara Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m Tim Clark Chris Munce 57kg 1:21.13
2018 Pierata Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m C. Brown G. Hickman 57 1:21.02
2017 Flying Jess Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m T. Angland J. Moloney 55 1:21.23
2016 Mahuta Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m B. Rawiller D. Weir 58 1:21.57
2015 Deiheros Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m R. McMahon L. Kennewell 57 1.23.15
2014 Sweet Idea Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m J. McDonald G. Waterhouse 56 1.20.78
2013 Saluter Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m D. Browne J. McLachlan 57 1.21.85
2012 Punch On Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m P. Hammersley P. Balzen 56 1.22.26
2011 Torio’s Quest Magic Millions 3YO Guineas 1400m H. Bowman B. Partelle 56 1.22.93
2010 Graceful Anna Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m P. Robl D. Pfeiffer 55 1.22.56
2009 Tempest Tost Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m D. Gauci G. White 54 1.23.13
2008 Heart of the Citi Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m B. Pengelly P. Duff 56.5 1.21.93
2007 Gold Edition Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m D. Beadman R. Maund 55 1.21.07
2006 Tereschenko Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m C. Newitt P. Moody 55.5 1.21.67
2005 Tippitaka Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m C. Brown T. McEvoy 55.5 1.21.75
2004 Jamieson Valley Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m D. Beadman J. Hawkes 55.5 1.21.33
2003 Biaggio Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m S. Galloway G. Waterhouse 55.5 1.21.58
2002 Ha Ha Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m J. Cassidy G. Waterhouse 55 1.20.38
2001 Paradiddle (NZ) Magic Millions 3YO Trophy 1400m B. Prebble D. Lawson 55.5 1.21.88