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2021 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Betting Tips, Preview & Odds

  • The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is one of the premier races of the Queensland summer
  • Worth $2 million, this feature is run over 1400m at the Gold Coast on January 16
  • Our preview and best bets are detailed below
Alligator Blood
Ryan Maloney is looking for consecutive Magic Millions 3YO Guineas wins after taking out last years race with Alligator Blood (Getty Images)
 
The Magic Millions 3YO Guineas is one of the feature races during the Queensland summer carnival and boasts a large array of local stars and interstate challengers.

Last years edition saw Alligator Blood win in emphatic style before embarking on a Melbourne autumn preparation which culminated in taking out the Group One Australian Guineas.

2021 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas Field & Odds


No.
Horse
Trainer
Jockey
Weight
Barrier
Odds
1Apache ChaseDesleigh ForsterTaylor Marshall57kg1$15
2Our PlayboyMick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)Michael Dee57kg 13$71
3Away GameCiaron Maher & David Eustace Glen Boss56kg 3$4.20
4Yes Baby YesLeon & Troy CorstensCraig Williams56kg 16$67
5Amish BoyCiaron Maher & David Eustace Hugh Bowman56kg 17$35
6Shooting For GoldSteven O'Dea & Matthew HoystedBen Thompson56kg 20$46
7KavakChris MunceNash Rawiller56kg 6$126
8AimPeter & Paul SnowdenJames McDonald56kg 18$51
9SafeworkScott MorriseyMark Du Plessis56kg 10$126
10Magic ConquerorKelly Schweida Larry Cassidy56kg 8$151
11Mishani FraudsterLes RossMichael Cahill56kg 5$151
12Forbidden LoveRichard & Michael FreedmanJim Byrne54.5kg 4$5.50
13IsotopeTony GollanRyan Maloney54.5kg 7$2.50
14Smart 'N' SexyToby & Trent Edmonds
54.5kg 19Scr
15Gotta KissSteven O'Dea & Matthew Hoysted Stephanie Thornton55kg 9$14
16Lady BanffMatthew Dunn
55kg 21Scr
17eRedoute's ImageKris LeesAndrew Mallyon54kg14$35
18eStarosaTony GollanBrenton Avdulla54kg 11$67
19eBoomnovaChris Munce
54kg 15$46
20eEllsbergGerald Ryan & Sterling AlexiouNash Rawiller56kg12$31
21eOscar ZuluChris Waller
56kg2$34

Odds courtesy of Sportsbet & correct at 1.40pm on 14/01/2021.

2021 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas Tips


Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Best Bet - Away Game

After taking out the 2020 Magic Millions 2YO Classic, the Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained filly is set to embark on completing the rich double by taking out the 2021 Magic Millions 3YO Guineas.

Completing one of the most amazing two-year-old seasons to date, Away Game narrowly missed placing in the Blue Diamond Stakes, finished second in the Golden Slipper and finished fifth in the Group One Sangster against the older mares.

Following a hiccup throughout the spring kept her off the track, there were plenty of doubters on whether or not she would return as a three-year-old, however, those critics were mostly silenced when making a brilliant return at Doomben first-up.

Charging away down the straight, Away Game was only nailed in the final stride by the star Queensland filly and set to make immense improvement second-up, is the best bet for this feature.

Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Next Best Bet - Isotope

The star Queensland filly is a well deserved favourite off consecutive emphatic victories wins, however, the question surrounding Isotope remains; will she run out the 1400m?

Boasting impressive form lines including splitting Rothfire and Wild Ruler during the winter carnival, the Tony Gollan-trained filly by Deep Field has been unbelievable in her last two starts.

After missing the start by three-lengths and narrowly going down on resumption, Isotope bounced back to thrash the girls at Doomben before beating up on the boys as well third-up, chasing down Away Game from an impossible position.

If the race was over 1200m you would be almost prepared to declare her the winner, however, with a month between runs and a question mark surrounding 1400m, Isotope will have to be at her best to take out the Guineas.

Magic Millions 3YO Guineas Value Bet - Apache Chase

Whilst the quality of opposition weren’t up to the standard of Away Game and Isotope during his win in the Group Three Vo Rogue, Apache Chase boasts an exciting racing style which will give him every chance.

A bold, strong striding type who loves to roll along on speed, the Desleigh Forster-trained gelding travelled beautifully throughout his win in the Vo Rogue at Eagle Farm, holding off Gotta Kiss by two-lengths.

A winner of three races from seven starts, all of his wins have come at 1400m or beyond and is one of the few horses in the field who has no doubts over the trip.

Although he will have to turn around a three-length deficit on Isotope and Away Game following the last time he met the pair, he can give a sight up front at a double figure quote.

Magic Millions 3yo Guineas 2021 FAQs

When is the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas in 2021?

The 2021 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas is scheduled to run on Saturday, January 16 at 4pm local time.

It will run as Race 7 on the Gold Coast meeting.

What distance is the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas?

The Magic Millions 3yo Guineas is run over a distance of 1400 metres.

How can I live stream the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas?

Visit our live streaming hub for all the information on how to live stream the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas and all other Australian horse races.

What's the Magic Millions 3yo Guineas worth?

The Magic Millions 3yo Guineas is worth $1.94 million.

$1.16 million of that goes to the winner.

Who won the 2020 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas?

Alligator Blood won the 2020 Magic Millions 3yo Guineas.

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Verdict

Away Game proved first-up she has taken the improvement required into her three-year-old year and will be hard to beat in the Guineas.

Isotope is a deserved favourite and we will be saving on her while Apache Chase is the value.

Best Bet: Away Game To Win @320.00 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Isotope: Next Best To Win @150.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 4 Units
Apache Chase: Best Value Each Way @1400.0 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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