Magic Millions 2YO Classic Final Field & Barrier Draw

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Barrier Draw

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Barrier Draw & Final Field 2022

The Magic Millions 2YO Classic (1200m) final field will be announced at 11am on Monday, January 10, 2022, with the barrier draw to follow from 6am on January 11.

Below is the 2022 Magic Millions Classic final field and barrier draw:

No. Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier  Weight
1 CUSACK Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Craig Newitt 6 57kg
2 MISHANI WARFARE Les Ross 7 57kg
3 STUPENDO Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 19 57kg
4 MISHANI SPARTAN Les Ross 3 57kg
5 GOLDEN ARTIE Bryan & Daniel Guy Ben Thompson 17 57kg
7 THELWELL Sharryn Livingstone Justin Stanley 5 57kg
8 HEROIC SON Peter & Will Hulbert Adin Thompson (a) 9 57kg
9 COOLANGATTA Ciaron Maher & David Eustace James McDonald 13 55kg
10 SOARING AMBITION Annabel Neasham Tommy Berry 20 55kg
11 RUSSIAN CONQUEST Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 4 55kg
12 MISS HELLFIRE Peter & Paul Snowden Tim Clark 11 55kg
13 SNEAKY STARTER Mick Mair Ms Tiffani Brooker 10 55kg
14 PERFECT MISSION Michael Costa Andrew Mallyon 14 55kg
15 SNITCAT Gary Portelli Jason Collett 2 55kg
16 BRIGHT BLUE SKY Jamie Richards 16 55kg
17e SWISS EXILE Annabel Neasham Hugh Bowman 1 57kg
18e SPANISH ANGELS Les Ross 18 55kg
19e REVOLUTIONARY MISS Peter & Paul Snowden 8 55kg
20e WILD BOTANICA Kacy Fogden 15 55kg
21e RUSSIAN WARRIOR Allan Chau 12 55kg

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Nominations – Where It All Begins

The Magic Millions 2YO Classic nominations are first released on October 5, 2021. The next round is released on December 3, 2021.

With the race held in January, almost all of the two-year-olds entering the race are lightly raced with only a handful of starts at most.

Due to the rich prizemoney on offer, nominations for the race are in the hundreds which makes it hard to assess the key runners until much closer to the race date as new contenders emerge quickly.

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Barrier Draw – When, Where And How Does It Work?

The Magic Millions 2YO Classic barrier draw will be announced at 11am on Monday, January 10, 2022.

Held at the Gold Coast, the Magic Millions barrier draw is an annual event where connections are invited to randomly draw a barrier for their runner from the front of the stage. The barrier draw has even been conducted at the beach in previous years.

Magic Millions 2YO Classic Barrier Statistics – Winners From The Past 20 Years

Year Horse Barrier Weight
2021 Shaquero 1 57kg
2020 Away Game 12 55kg
2019 Exhilarates 7 55kg
2018 Sunlight 12 55kg
2017 Houtzen 16 55kg
2016 Capitalist 2 57kg
2015 Le Chef 3 57kg
2014 Unencumbered 3 57kg
2013 Real Surreal 2 55kg
2012 Driefontein 2 55kg
2011 Karuta Queen 7 54kg
2010 Military Rose 3 54kg
2009 Phelan Ready 9 56kg
2008 Augusta Proud 2 54kg
2007 Mimi Lebrock 6 53.5kg
2006 Mirror Mirror 15 53.5kg
2005 Bradbury’s Luck 2 55.5kg
2004 Dance Hero 7 55.5kg
2003 Regimental Gal 6 53.5kg
2002 Lovely Jubly 6 53.5kg

Is There A Draw Bias in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic?

A case could be made for there being a draw bias in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic with most of the winners coming from inside barriers. Only a small handful have been successful from a wide gate in the race. This has changed in recent years though with Houtzen (barrier 16), Sunlight (12) and Away Game (12) winning from wide draws in 2017, 2018 and 2020 respectively.

Most Successful Magic Millions 2YO Classic Barriers

Barrier Wins
2 5
3 4
7 4
1 3
6 3

Last updated for 2021 Magic Millions 2YO Classic Results.

Please note, barrier statistics recorded from 1992 onwards. 

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