- Race Date: Saturday, 14th January 2023
- Race Category: Listed (Restricted)
- Race Track: Aquis Park, Gold Coast Racecourse, Queensland
- Race Distance: 1400m
- Prize Money: $2,000,000
Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Race Preview
The Magic Millions is a restricted listed race that is a part of the Magic Millions Carnival. The race has a distance of 1400m and is reserved for three-year-olds passed-in or sold at Magic Millions sale with set weight plus penalties but no sex restrictions. The race was first held in 2001 as Magic Millions Trophy and was renamed in 2011.
Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Betting Tips
Like the Magic Millions 2 YO Classic, the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is also part of the Magic Millions Race Day. Key lead-up contests for this race include the 1200m Gold Edition Plate held in December and the group 3 1350m Vo Rogue Plate held two weeks before. The latest runners to complete the Magic Millions 3 YO Guineas and Vo Rogue Plate double include Boomsara in 2018-19 and Pierata in 2017-18.
Good betting tips for the Magic Millions 3YO Guineas include looking for in-form three-year-old runners from interstate stables, as horses from Melbourne and Sydney Stables have dominated the race results in the past. However, the winners of 2020 and 2019, Alligator Blood and Boomsara, were both locals.
Winners with previous Group status win on the record, particularly in races with similar distances, have stronger winning prospects. The latest favourite to win the race was Alligator Blood in 2020. The runner won with odds of $1.8 but was stripped of the title due to a positive swab. The latest upset was in 2021 when Aim Winning won with odds of $31.