It’s game on, and what of Away Game winning the $2m Gold Coast Magic Millions 3YO Guineas as her second Magic Millions, with her all-female owners in-line for the $250,000 Women’s Bonus.
Priced at $4 by Sportsbet, and with Glen Boss starting from gate three, she is coming off a head second to Isotype in the Gold Edition Plate for trainers Ciaron Maher and David Eustace.
Away Game was a $425,000 buy at the 2019 Gold Coast Yearlings, being by Snitzel from the winning Elusive Quality mare Elusive Wonder, purchased by Kerri Radcliffe Bloodstock.
Tony Gollan is looking for three-from-three with his duel listed winner Isotope who is $2.80 favourite the 3YO Guineas, and will be ridden by Ryan Maloney starting from barrier seven.
With her Sebring half-brother selling for $450,000 on Wednesday, she was a $170,000 buy at the 2019 Gold Coast, being from the winning Choisir mare Great Dansaar, a half-sister to Yankee Rose.
Again it’s the fillies that are heading the $2m The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic of 1200m, with Swift Witness as the firming $4 favourite, having drawn 11 for Brenton Avdulla.
Trained by Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott she is a three length winner of Saturday’s Aquis Gold Pearl, with second placing Glorious Ruby $71 for the Classic and Miss Hipstar at $19.
Also purchased by Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott last year for $200,000 from Widden Stud, her full-brother from the 1109m winner Taylor’s Command sells early on Day 5.
The Wyong 2yo Classic winner She’s All Class is now $4.80 second for Chris Waller, who also has the Golden Nugget second and Breeders Plate winner Shaquero, and Ranch Hand both at $12.
To be again ridden by James McDonald, and drawing 18, she is by the all-conquering I Am Invincible, being a $200,000 buy by Brae Sokolski from Shirra Nui, an unraced Viscount mare.
What chance now for the $26 chance Readily Availabull in taking the $500,000 Magic Millions Racing Women’s Bonus for his 14 female owners having won MM Ballarat Clockwise 2YO Classic.
In drawing gate seven in the MM 2YO Classic for jockey Michael Dee and trainer John Sargent, he was a $25,000 buy at the Tasmanian Yearling Sale sired by Bull Point from the winner Readily.
Also with Restricted Listed status is the $1m Magic Millions Cup of 1400m with Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott having Yao Dash as $3.90 favourite, raced by Dynamic Syndications.
A two length winner of Saturday’s MM Rising Stars 3,4yo C&G Plate, he has drawn the rails in one for Brenton Avdullah, with former MM 3YO Guineas winner Eleven Eleven as the $5 second pick.
In Dynamic Syndications buying Yao Dash at the 2018 Gold Coast Yearlings for $90,000, being the first foal of the Rahy mare Rahy’s Storm by Smart Missile, her Spirit of Boom filly is selling on Day 4.
As the Magic Millions says ‘the Magic Millions Race Series is not just one raceday or one race with $12.69m in prizemoney on offer nationally including the $10.25m Raceday on the Gold Coast.’
‘As well as our world-renowned showcase Gold Coast Raceday, we hold feature events each racing season at Ballarat, Wyong, Pinjarra, Morphettville, Launceston and Kalgoorlie. We conduct 22 races across six states of Australia and six races are recognised with Restricted Listed black type.’