BREAKING NEWS!! The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions Raceday incorporates the ground-breaking expansion to the Magic Millions Race Series commencing from January 2024.
Saturday 13 January 2024 will see $14.25m in prizemoney and bonuses on offer over 11 races for MM Race Series nominated graduates of the Magic Millions Yearling Sales Series! The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions Raceday is the only raceday in the Southern Hemisphere to stage 8 x million dollar plus races on one card.
As well as recent exciting innovations including last year’s new addition of the $1m Magic Millions The Syndicate, the 2024 Carnival features significant prizemoney increases to The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic and the Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas, both to be run for $3 million each, a second division of the Magic Millions Maiden over 1400m (to be run on The Wave Raceday in 2024), and the Magic Millions The Debut for unraced 2YOs has been split into two separate sex divisions, each carrying $500,000 prizemoney, enabling even more opportunities to participate on one of the best and most colourful day’s of racing on the Australian calendar.
This is the feature racemeeting of the Queensland Summer Racing Carnival and includes $750,000 annually in Racing Women’s Bonuses.
Stay tuned for more detailed info on the schedule and race/ballot conditions for the 2023/24 Queensland Summer Racing Carnival published by Racing Queensland!
IMPORTANT NOTE: Entries (FREE) for the 2024 $3m MM 2YO Classic & $3m MM 3YO Guineas close on Friday 1 December 2023 (12pm AEST).
This is the world’s richest sales based incentive raceday with the Magic Millions brand renowned around the world for being the innovator in the unique racing concept. The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions Raceday has everything from high glamour and fashion to high stakes. Whether it’s attending the day to cheer on your favourite horse amidst the backdrop of a glorious Gold Coast skyline or sharing in the joy of racehorse ownership with your fellow owners, nothing will compare with your experience on our showcase The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions Raceday.
The detailed 2024 The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions Raceday program is published by Racing Queensland, including handicap and ballot conditions and wildcard race information and eligibility. We encourage all participants to view the entire Queensland Summer Carnival program published by Racing Queensland.
Please note Stewards will require all horses accepted for the 2YO Classic or 3YO Guineas to be stabled within a 200km radius of the Gold Coast racetrack by 12 noon on the day prior to the race.
There are acceptance fees on all races which are netted off prizemoney payments to the owner/s (applicable to final acceptors who gain a start only).
Prizemoney is paid down to last position in all races (which is sufficient to cover the acceptance fee so there is no short-fall).
The cost of late entries (all races) is $1,100 (inc GST) per late entry, invoiced to trainers by Racing Queensland.
Barrier Draws open to the public for the 2YO Classic & 3YO Guineas will take place on Surfers Paradise Foreshore (opposite Trickett St) from 8am on Tuesday 9 January 2024.
Extract of key race conditions for the 2024 edition of the $500,000 Magic Millions Country Cup
(please view the program published by Racing Queensland for full details).
No horse will be eligible if it has won a race at a Metropolitan status race meeting in the period January 1, 2022 until Acceptance deadline, in which the prizemoney for the winner was greater than $31,000. Further, the horse must have started in at least five races which were conducted at either Provincial or Country (including Non-TAB) level in the period January 1, 2023 until midnight January 1, 2024. To be eligible, horses must not have started in a race which holds Metropolitan status after November 1, 2023.
The Wave Raceday on Saturday 6 January 2024 at the Gold Coast Turf Club features $1.2m in Magic Millions prizemoney and bonuses!
The Wave Raceday program includes four x $250,000 Magic Millions exclusive races (Class 4 Plates for F&M, and C,G&E over 1300m and two x Maiden Plates over 1100m and 1400m) plus a $200,000 Magic Millions Bonus on The Wave (3YO & 4YO WFA, 1800m), should the winner be Magic Millions Race Series nominated. See the program of races page for further details.
For further information on the national program of races or to check if your horse is eligible to compete on one of the most exciting racedays around the world, please email [email protected] or call 07 5504 1220.