The Final Field has been released for the 2016 Magic Millions Country Cup which is to be run at Gold Coast on Saturday 9th, January 2016 at 0:00AM. View the Magic Millions Country Cup Field.
|1||VO HEART||Mark Dale||10||59kg|
|2||WAR JET||Joe Cleary||Noel Callow||7||58kg|
|4||REAL FAVULOUS||Donald Baker||Glen Boss||1||57kg|
|5||STORM MAGIC||Jackie Crompton||Ms Tegan Harrison||16||56kg|
|6||FLORIDA FELLOW||Bryan Guy||14||55kg|
|7||BURLEIGH BULLET||Darryl Hansen||17||54kg|
|9||HYDRAZINE||Helen Page||Jim Byrne||12||54kg|
|10||REGAL TRADER||Marcus Wilson||Michael Cahill||11||54kg|
|11||BORIS BADENOV||Chris Munce||Tommy Berry||13||54kg|
|12||MESTALLA||Chris Munce||Craig Williams||18||54kg|
|13||STAR WARS (NZ)||Gerald Ryan||Brenton Avdulla||2||54kg|
|14||STERNO||Heath Conners||Stephen Baster||19||54kg|
|15||THREE SHEETS||Jeremy Sylvester||Robert Thompson||3||54kg|
|16||OL’ BROWN EYES||Gerard Blades||5||54kg|
|17e||CROUPIER||Phyllis Kalinowski||Todd Banks||15||54kg|
|18e||PIVOTAL POINT||Kevin Kemp||6||54kg|
|19e||SPECIAL JAY||David Kelly||4||54kg|
A race in Hong Kong which is on the radar for Queensland star Buffering is now part of the Global Sprint Challenge.
The Chairman’s Sprint Prize at Sha Tin on May 1 is one of 10 races in the 2016 Global Sprint Challenge replacing the KrisFlyer International Sprint in Singapore.
The Chairman’s Sprint Prize (1200m) was elevated to International Group One status in October last year.
Trainer Robert Heathcote has the Al Quoz Sprint (1000m) in Dubai on World Cup night in March and the Chairman’s Sprint Prize in mind for Buffering who is set to run at Saturday’s Magic Millions Day at the Gold Coast.
The Group One Lightning Stakes (1000m) in Melbourne in February is the opening leg of the international series.
A US$1 million bonus is on offer to the connections of any horse that wins a leg of the series in three countries.
The races in the 2016 Global Sprint Challenge are: Lightning Stakes (Australia), Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE), Takamatsunomiya Kinen (Japan), Chairman’s Sprint Prize (Hong Kong), King’s Stand Stakes (UK), Diamond Jubilee (UK), July Cup (UK), Sprinters Stakes (Japan), Darley Classic (Australia), International Sprint (Hong Kong).