Magic Millions…By the numbers

12, 486 > Horseshoes worn walking through the sales ring in 2016

988 > Ice-creams given away by Widden Stud in January

5055 > Horses sold by Magic Millions in 2016


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96, 488 > Pictures taken by professional photographers at Magic Millions in 2016

1.5 trillion > Hairs on a horse

5,059 > Races won by MM graduates in 2015- 2016 season

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16, 764 > Catalogues distributed in 2016

8624 > Magic Millions Caps sold in 2016

330 from 6 States & 14 Countries > Individual buyers 2016 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

88 kph > Fastest recorded speed of racehorse galloping

4-5 kilos > Weight of average horse’s heart

371 > Race Clubs within Australia

90% > Clearance rate 2016 Gold Coast Yearling Sale

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250,000 > Employees, participants & volunteers connected with TB Industry

$1.1 billion > Amount of money invested in breeding Thoroughbreds each year in Australia

30 > Individual buyers at 2016 Gold Coast Yearling Sale spending over $1 million

75,000,000 > World population of horses

1002 > Stables at Gold Coast Sales Complex

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Hamish McLachlin, Kate Page and Gerry Harvey | PHOTO: Supplied by Magic Millions Magazine

24,190 > People who attended MM Raceday in 2016

39 > Farms at 2016 Gold Coast Yearling Sale realising a 100% clearance

45,000 > Total bed nights for visitors to Magic Millions over 2016

$154, 471, 636 > MM Graduates prizemoney during 2015-2016 season

68% > of 2016 Book 1 Vendors sold a yearling for $200,000+

$1million + > aggregate achieved by 40 vendors in 2016

This article originally appeared in 2017 Magic Millions Magazine. It has been republished with permission.