Former Australian Racehorse of the Year Scenic Blast will have heads turning in Perth on Tuesday when he makes a special appearance at the inaugural Magic Millions Perth Barrier Draw function in the city.
The barrier draws for both feature Magic Millions races, boasting $350,000 in prizemoney, will be held at Forrest Place this Tuesday from 12 noon (Perth time). Final fields for both races have just been released and can be viewed HERE.
Scenic Blast, a former graduate of the Perth Yearling Sale, won Australia’s two leading Group One sprint races in Melbourne – the Lightning Stakes and Newmarket Handicap – before flying to England and beating the best sprinters Europe could assemble in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Quality fields have emerged for both the $250,000 Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic and the $100,000 Magic Millions Perth 3YO Trophy, with both races holding Restricted Listed black type.
Amongst the 15 acceptors for the Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic are five last start metropolitan winners including the unbeaten Palace Intruder. Whilst the field of 14 for the Magic Millions 3YO Trophy is headlined by multiple stakes winner Petrol Power.
Star gallopers to have emerged from the races in past years include Scenic Shot, Playing God, Luckygray, Night War and Petrol Power.
MAGIC MILLIONS PERTH BARRIER DRAW DETAILS
What: Magic Millions Perth Barrier Draws
When: Tuesday, 11 February – 12 noon (Magic Millions Perth 2YO Barrier Draw to commence at 12.30pm and Magic Millions 3YO will follow thereafter)
Where: Forrest Place, Perth City (between Myer and old Post Office)
Who: Former Australian Horse of the Year and Perth Yearling Sale graduate Scenic Blast, leading trainers and jockeys and racing and breeding officials
For more information contact:
Tracy Wilcock – [email protected] or tel 08 9477 2455