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2016 Magic Millions Barrier Draw

Start: 5 January @ 6:00 am
End: 9:15 am
Magic Millions
Free Event


The sun will rise over the 2016 Jeep Magic Millions Carnival on Tuesday, 5 January when the Magic Millions Barrier Draw takes centre stage on the Surfers Paradise foreshore from 6am. The foreshore will be a hive of activity with a hot sausage sizzle for all to enjoy, Channel Seven’s Sunrise will host live from Surfers Paradise beach, along with local radio station Gold FM.

At approximately 7:45am, all eyes will turn towards the ocean for the spectacle of several thoroughbreds with champion jockeys on board gallop down the pristine sands of Queensland’s most iconic beach, Surfers Paradise.

The connections of every runner in the 2016 $2,000,000 Jeep Magic Millions 2YO Classic field will arrive in style in Jeep Grand Cherokees before randomly choosing the barrier from which their horse will start on raceday, Saturday 9th January.

The barrier draw for the $2,000,000 Gold Coast Magic Millions Guineas will be drawn shortly afterwards at approximately 8:45am.


  • BBQ – SLSQ
  • Coffee Cart(s)
  • Giveaways


5.00amSUNRISE commences live Outside Broadcast
6.00amRadio Outside Broadcast & Channel Seven’s Sunrise live
7.15amVIP guests arrive
7.45amMagic Millions horses sprint along the beach
8.15amOfficial Jeep Magic Millions 2YO Classic Barrier Draw commences
8.45amOfficial Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Barrier Draw commences
9.30amEvent Concludes

*Times subject to change


Surfers Paradise Foreshore, Surfers Paradise (opposite Trickett Street)


Surfers Paradise Foreshore
2 Tricket Street
Surfers Paradise,Queensland4217Australia
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