Looking for early information on Magic Millions Cup? The expert tipsters at Neds have put together everything you need to know before the race.
The Magic Millions Cup is one of the key feature races on the lucrative $10 million Magic Millions Race Day at the Gold Coast in Queensland each summer.
The meeting is held in mid-January during the wider Magic Millions Racing Carnival and features nine Magic Millions races including a trio of Restricted Listed events with the running of the: $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic, $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas and the $1 million Magic Millions Cup.
The Magic Millions Cup races is contested over 1400m and is a quality handicap race offering $570,000 to the winner.
In 2022 Eleven Eleven became the first two-time Magic Millions Cup winner in the race’s history.
magic millions Cup 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: Quality Handicap
- Qualification: No age or sex restrictions
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Restricted Listed
- Operator: Gold Coast Turf Club
- Prize Purse: $960,000
- Inaugural Race: 2003
- 2022 Magic Millions Cup Winner: Eleven Eleven
magic millions Cup 2022 RESULTS
The official 2022 Magic Millions Cup results will be available below once the race takes place on Saturday January 15, 2022.
- #4 Eleven Eleven
- #17 Holyfield
- #2 Apache Chase
Eleven Eleven ($8.50) returned to go back-to-back with a successful title defense in the 2022 Magic Millions Cup results, the Gregory Hickman-trained galloper posting his third straight win on the day to become the first dual MM Cup champion in a thrilling photo finish.
Magic MIllions Cup Betting 2022
There are many different ways to bet on the Magic Millions Cup, 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 Cup|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Magic Millions Cup.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Magic Millions Cup. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Magic Millions Cup, 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 Cup, 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 Cup to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Magic Millions Cup 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 Cup 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 Cup, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Magic Millions cup
- 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 Cup Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Which Horse Will Win The Magic millions cup
The best way to pick which horse will win the Magic Millions Cup in 2021 is to take into account their lead-up summer racing form, past Magic Millions performances and records at the track/distance.
Other factors to consider when picking the Magic Millions Cup winner include:
- Summer Winners: Horses coming off Group wins over the summer in Sydney and Brisbane dominate the Magic Millions Cup;
- Past Magic: Past performers in other Magic Millions Racing Carnivals do well in this race especially any returning Magic Millions Cup performers from the year prior. In 2022 Eleven Eleven posted his third straight Magic Millions Day win following victories in the 2020 MM Guineas and the 2021 MM Cup.
magic millions Cup Favourites 2022
Early favourites in 2022 Magic Millions Cup betting include The Golden Eagle fourth placegetter Apache Chase and Kementari from the powerhouse Godolphin stables.
Vega One ($3.30 in 2020) was the last Magic Millions Cup favourite to win.
magic millions Cup 2022 Field
The official 2022 Magic Millions Cup field of final acceptances is set for release at 10:00 am on Wednesday January 12, 2022 and will be published in full below once announced.
The Magic Millions Cup 2022 final field features a capacity line-up of hopefuls including last start The Buffering winner Kementari and the reigning champion Eleven Eleven.
- Scratchings Update: #18 Blondeau (17)
magic millions Cup 2022 Tips
Favourite: #1 Kementari ($5 at time of publish)
Best Bet: #4 Eleven Eleven ($9.50 at time of publish)
Best Roughie: #12 Sambro ($26 at time of publish)
Our exclusive 2022 Magic Millions Cup 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 $1 million Magic Millions Cup 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 2YO Classic (1200m) and the
- Restricted Listed $2 million Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m).
magic millions cup Nominations 2022
2022 Magic Millions Cup nominations close on Tuesday January 4, 2022 and will be published below once announced.
|Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Hcp Rating|
|1||5880417245||ABOVE AND BEYOND||G||6||Gary Portelli||78|
|2||1x967x10x0||AIM||G||4||Peter & Paul Snowden||98|
|4||1210×11413||APACHE CHASE||G||4||Desleigh Forster||107|
|7||21158x11x8||BALLISTIC BOY||G||5||Chris Anderson||103|
|8||210x1227x4||BEAU ROSSA||G||4||Will Clarken||106|
|9||427x43x158||BELTARIA||G||4||John Symons & Sheila Laxon||62|
|13||6x7407x676||CHAPTER AND VERSE||G||7||Desleigh Forster||91|
|14||x32749x471||CONSTANT FLIGHT||G||7||David Vandyke||87.5|
|15||11224×7051||DR WHY NOT||G||5||Lindsay Gough||85|
|17||1x6756x418||ELEVEN ELEVEN||G||5||Gregory Hickman|
|18||243x1176x9||FROSTY ROCKS||G||5||Bjorn Baker|
|19||33x1414x46||HARD EMPIRE||G||8||Toby & Trent Edmonds||102|
|20||22x22211x5||HEAD LEGISLATOR||G||4||Matthew Dunn|
|22||9x13150x24||INCREDULOUS DREAM||M||4||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace|
|23||9067603446||IRISH SONGS||G||6||Kurt Goldman|
|27||11×1||LIMITED REALITY||G||3||Cameron Crockett|
|28||374035×337||MISHANI BULLITT||G||7||Troy Pascoe||77.5|
|29||01x573000x||MR MONEY BAGS||G||7||Damien Batters|
|31||x5111630x1||OSCAR ZULU||G||4||Chris Waller|
|33||35x03930x3||POETIC CHARMER||G||7||Peter & Paul Snowden|
|37||3x18x11412||SIR ROCKET||G||5||Michael Costa||80|
|38||34||SUGAR POP (NZ)||F||3||Caroline Jennings|
|39||112x3x11x0||THE RITZ||G||4||Michael Costa||72|
|40||6x3606x640||THUNDER MANIA||G||4||John Symons & Sheila Laxon||71|
|41||9×47403756||TRUST ME||G||8||Brett Partelle|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
Magic millions Cup Weights 2022
Quality handicap 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 Cup Field section.
2022 Magic Millions Cup Top-Weight:
- #1 Kementari (61kg)
Magic millions cup barriers 2022
The Magic Millions Cup barrier draw will be conducted the week of the race and published in our above Magic Millions Cup Field section.
Magic millions Cup jockeys 2022
Final riders must be declared before 12:00pm (AEST) on Wednesday January 12, 2022 with the confirmed Magic Millions Cup jockeys to be published in our above Magic Millions Cup Field section.
magic millions cup Prize Money 2022
The Magic Millions Cup prize purse is worth $960,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.
magic millions Cup Race Number 2022
The 2022 Magic Millions Cup is set to run as the Gold Coast Race 6 at 3:15pm (AEST) on Saturday January 15, 2022. There are nine Magic Millions races in total that day at the Gold Coast Racecourse.
magic millions cup 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 Cup Form Guide following final acceptances.
magic millions cup Live 2022
You can watch or listen to the 2022 Magic Millions Cup live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Magic Millions Cup Winners
Winners of the Magic Millions Cup going back to the event’s inaugural running in 2003 along with the placegetters and winning times are detailed in the table below.
There has only been one dual Magic Millions Cup winner in history with Eleven Eleven going back-to-back in 2021 and 2022.
|2022||Eleven Eleven||Holyfield||Apache Chase||1:20.50|
|2018||Care To Think||Arbeitsam||Snippets Land||1:20.72|
|2017||Testashadow||Perfect Dare||Snippets Land||1:21.70|
|2016||Lucky Hussler||Strawberry Boy||Baligari||1:20.43|
|2015||Spurtonic||Strawberry Boy||The Bowler||1:22.72|
|2014||Velrosso||Phelan Ready||Club Command||1:20.93|
|2013||Triple Elegance||Gundy Son||Stratford||1:21.45|
|2012||Spirit Of Boom||Startsmeup||Latin News||1:22.00|
|2011||Bold Glance||Zero Rock||Captain Sonador||1:23.23|
|2010||Walking Or Dancing||Zero Rock||Mr Unforgettable||1:21.72|
|2009||Masai Pride||Black Piranha||Voice Commander||1:21.62|
|2007||Warrior Trader||Masai Pride||Master Denis||1:21.61|
|2003||Cosmic Rays||Miner’s Union||Killachi||1:08.79|