This month sees the annual Magic Millions Sales and Race Day gallop into the Gold Coast for what is fast becoming one of the greatest racing carnivals and international yearling sales in the world. Bringing enough thoroughbreds and finely dressed filly's to rival the famous Melbourne Cup, the horse sales and race meet draw thousands to the glittering Gold Coast in an event set to kick off the Australian horse racing calendar.
Run by its namesake, Magic Millions Sales and sponsored by some big names including Jeep, RM Williams and James Boags, the Magic Millions Racing Carnival offers some of the most successful and innovative thoroughbred horses in the world. Boasting a solid reputation as the place to purchase world-class thoroughbreds, the Gold Coast events guide offers a brief rundown on all the action of the Surfers Paradise racing events.
Considered the largest thoroughbred racing event in Queensland, the Magic Millions Race Day, this year to be held on Saturday 11 January, will take place at the Gold Coast Turf Club and offers a thrilling day of racing for both high rollers and part-time punters. Aside from the big event, there are a number of other events that take place as part of the racing carnival including the always exciting barrier draw, launch parties, ladies luncheons, garden soirees, golf days, high tea and more.
Of course the aim of the game is always winning and winners go hand in hand with Magic Millions. The sales proudly claim the origins of a number of industry legends, reinforcing the Gold Coast's reputation as the place to buy, race and watch world-class thoroughbreds. The success of both the horses and the racing carnival reflects the Gold Coast's passion for glamour and excellence in all aspects of the Magic Millions Sales and Race Carnival. So get down to the beach and get racing!