Race Series General Information

More Opportunity

28 races across six states of Australia for horses of all ages annually from 2024/25 – as detailed in the ground-breaking expansion being realised during 2024 & 2025.

With the exciting news of a new feature race to be held under lights at the Gold Coast Turf Club in May 2024; the $1m Magic Millions National 2YO Classic (1000m),  the recent prizemoney increases to The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic & Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas, now run for $3m each annually, more new races highlighted by the second $250,000 Magic Millions Maiden (1400m), and from January 2025 a new six race program on the evening prior to Magic Millions Raceday including five Magic Millions races worth $2.25m.

Plus also from January 2025, the Magic Millions Cup doubles to $2m and the Magic Millions QTIS increases to $1.5m!

More Quality

Six races recognised with Restricted Listed black type

More Reward

From 2024/25 the series will offer in excess of $20.79 million in prizemoney and bonuses nationally including a $14.75 million Raceday on the Gold Coast in January 2025! The Magic Millions Race Series is the world’s richest and best sales restricted series.

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There is nothing quite like having a runner in a Magic Millions race and even better taking first place prize.  Don’t miss your chance to participate in the fun and excitement of the world’s first and richest sales restricted race series, and share in the opportunity to compete for huge prizemoney year after year.

With races programmed nationally for all ages and distances across a horse’s racing lifetime, the broad distribution of Magic Millions Race Series prizemoney is without equal.

Nomination is exclusive to graduates (must be sold or passed in) of the Magic Millions Yearling Sales Series (live auction format only).

The Magic Millions Race Series is not just one raceday or one race. As well as our world renowned showcase Gold Coast races held annually during January’s Gold Coast Yearling Sale, we hold feature events each racing season across six states; at Ballarat (VIC), Wyong (NSW), Pinjarra (WA), Murray Bridge (SA) and Launceston (TAS).

Races are programmed for 2YOs and up from 1000m-2200m. View the national program of races for the current racing season here.

View information on how to nominate and the nomination fees here

Please contact Cassandra Simmonds on 07 5504 1220 or email [email protected] for detailed information and enquiries on the Magic Millions Race Series.

Please note: Any horse(s) sold as a yearling through a sale conducted or promoted by an auction house other than Magic Millions will be deemed ineligible for the Magic Millions Race Series. Magic Millions reserves the right to reject any Nomination or extend the time to lodge such nomination for the Magic Millions Race Series and to change the venue, details and date of any race in the Magic Millions Race Series in its absolute discretion and without being obliged to give any reason therefore.

Magic Millions Racing Women

Nominating your yearling to the full Race Series is also the only way to get involved in our world-first incentive to promote the growth of female participation in the industry, specifically female racehorse ownership – the Magic Millions Racing Women’s Bonus.

Since 2013, in addition to the rich prizemoney in the renowned Magic Millions 2YO Classic, a $500,000 Bonus has been distributed to the connections of the first four all female owned or leased horses in finishing order.

2YO Racing Women’s Bonus Distribution – $500,000

1st – $325,000 (65%) plus $3,500 trophy
2nd – $100,000 (20%)
3rd – $50,000 (10%)
4th – $25,000 (5%)

The world first 2YO Magic Millions Racing Women’s Bonus of $500,000 will again be on offer in the 2025 $3m The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic so don’t forget to nominate your 2024 yearling purchases! 

In January 2020, the Racing Women’s Bonus expanded to include an annual $250,000 3YO Bonus, on offer to the first four eligible all female owned or leased horses in the $3m Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas.

There is now $750,000 in Racing Women’s Bonuses on offer annually at The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions Raceday!

3YO Racing Women’s Bonus Distribution – $250,000

1st – $162,500 (65%) plus $2,500 trophy
2nd – $50,000 (20%)
3rd – $25,000 (10%)
4th – $12,500 (5%)

Note: a free online registration for all horses targeting the above 2YO & 3YO Gold Coast Racing Women’s Bonuses must be submitted to Magic Millions by the prescribed deadline annually. View further general information on Magic Millions Racing Women here.

Annual Racing Women’s Bonuses are now also on offer on Magic Millions races conducted in Tasmania (Launceston) and WA (Pinjarra).