Magic Millions Cup Field – 2017

View the field for the 2017 Magic Millions Cup. The Magic Millions Cup will be run on Saturday 14th January at Gold Coast racecourse.

Time: 2:35PM
Distance: 1400m

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NoHorseTrainerJockeyBarrierWeight
1LUCKY HUSSLERDarren WeirBrad Rawiller1461kg
2MOST IMPORTANTTony GollanRobbie Fradd656kg
3HOPFGARTENRobert HeathcoteLarry Cassidy755.5kg
4KENJORWOODDarren WeirDamian Lane1855.5kg
5SIR MOMENTSSteven O’deaPaul Hammersley455.5kg
6STRAWBERRY BOYChris WallerKerrin McEvoy1955kg
7SNIPPETS LANDPeter & Paul Snowden854.5kg
8BACHMANGerald RyanTim Clark154kg
9TESTASHADOWGary PortelliMs Deanne Panya (a)1354kg
10SNOOPYMichael, Wayne & John HawkesDwayne Dunn1054kg
11OFF THE RAILSBjorn BakerChristian Reith2154kg
12LOYALTY MANMichael MoroneyCraig Williams1154kg
13BALIGARILloyd KennewellJoe Bowditch2054kg
14THE ILIADJohn & Chris Meagher954kg
15PERFECT DAREMatthew Dunn1254kg
16WAR JETJoe ClearyNoel Callow1754kg
17eBREWERYGerald Ryan1654kg
18eMONSIEUR GUSTAVEDarryl HansenLuke Tarrant354kg
19eWE’RE SUREPeter & Paul Snowden554kg
20eCHOICE WE HADPeter & Paul Snowden1554kg
21eSKYTREKBarry Lockwood254kg

News:

New Zealand record holder and Cox Plate winning jockey David Walsh has confirmed his retirement from the saddle.

Walsh, who has battled ill health this season, announced his decision on Wednesday.

“Retiring has been on my mind for a while, but I didn’t want to make the call until I felt better and now the time is right,” Walsh told nzracing.co.

“I haven’t got anything lined up at the moment, but I’m hoping to stay in the game whether it be in a steward’s role or working with apprentices. It would be nice to think there might be something.”

Walsh rode more than 2500 winners throughout his career, passing Lance O’Sullivan’s mark when he rode No. 2360 in in April, 2014, aboard Willy Duggan in the Marlborough Cup.

He rode his first winner in 1974 and won the premiership in 1983-84 and again the following year.

Walsh’s Group One wins include the 1986 Adelaide Cup and Caulfield Cup on (Mr) Lomondy and the 1994 Cox Plate on Solvit.

“You can’t top a Cox Plate,” he said. “That would be the absolute highlight. You dream of winning a race like that.”

In a stint as a trainer, Walsh won the 2003 Group One NZ Bloodstock Breeders’ Stakes with Zirna.

“Racing has been great to me and I’ve loved every minute of it,” he said.

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