Magic Millions Barrier Draw brings Horses to Surfers Paradise Beach

The Magic Millions Barrier Draw event brought excitement to Surfers Paradise Beach as horses hit the sand for the prestigious event. The draw dictates the starting positions for the Magic Millions race, one of the most highly look forward events in the horse racing calendar.


Spectators had a unique experience as they watch the horses and jockeys prepare for the big race on the stunning Surfers Paradise Beach. The event was a showcase of the skill and athleticism of both the horses and jockeys, making for an unforgettable day out.


Horses and Jockeys hit the Sand for Iconic Racing Event at Surfers Paradise Beach


On a sunny morning at Surfers Paradise Beach, the iconic Magic Millions Barrier Draw event that many anticipates brought excitement to the area. It is especially that champion jockeys, and their thoroughbred horses hit the sand to participate in the event. The action began at 6:30 am, with two additional gallops taking place at 7:30 am and 8:30 am. This provides a unique and thrilling spectacle for spectators to enjoy.


This racing event on the beach is preceding the crucial barrier draw. It will take place later in the morning, determining the line-up for the The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions 2YO Classic which is worth $2 million. Meanwhile, the Gold Coast Magic Millions Guineas is worth $2 million for the popular race day on Saturday.

The Magic Millions Barrier Draw event also precedes the Yearling Sales of Magic Millions. These events are set to be run at the Bundall track. The event organizers encourage Gold Coast residents to visit Surfers Paradise to witness the action and excitement unfold. The event promises to be a showcase of the skill and athleticism of both the horses and jockeys, making for an unforgettable day out.


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Cheeky Thoroughbreds Take a Joyride Through Surfers Paradise Streets, Recaptured After 20-Minute Escape


Meanwhile, two horses that had escaped from the Magic Millions beach race on the Gold Coast have been successfully recaptured. The incident caused quite a stir as the cheeky thoroughbreds took a 20-minute joyride through the streets of Surfers Paradise.

On the other hand, onlookers watched in amusement. At least ten people worked together to capture the horses. The horses had traveled approximately 10 kilometers up the Gold Coast Highway.


Final Thoughts


Overall, the Magic Millions Barrier Draw event was a unique and exciting experience for horse racing enthusiasts and beachgoers. The sight of champion jockeys and thoroughbred horses galloping down Surfers Paradise Beach was truly mesmerizing. The anticipation for the barrier draws added an extra layer of excitement to the event. With the barrier draw determining the line-up for the highly anticipated $2 million races on Saturday, the Magic Millions Barrier Draw event served as the perfect prelude to the main event.


With the Magic Millions Yearling Sales set to begin in Bundall, the excitement for the horse racing season is just getting started. The event was an excellent opportunity for Gold Coasters to experience the thrill of horse racing in a beautiful and unique location.

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