What’s On event guide to Magic Millions 2014

Every year in January, the Gold Coast plays host to the Magic Millions Yearling Sales and ten days of Carnival and society events surrounding the Magic Millions raceday.

It is a huge affair, with a number of glamorous events to be held around town from the 3rd-14th of January.

To make sure you don’t miss a thing, we’ve got a full list of the all the events happening here:


Sportsman’s Lunch
When: 3 January 2014
Time: 11:30 AM to 2PM
Where: BMD Northcliffe
Cost: Enjoy a delicious fresh seafood buffet and beverage package. Special Guests include Paddy Welsh from Channel 7 and Comedian Daren Carr
Tickets: $150 per person
More Info: email lvrolyks@northcliffesurfclub.com.au to book

Gold Coast Turf Club Cocktail Party
When: 3 January 2013
Time: 7 PM to 11PM
Where:  Level 2 Corporate Suites, Gold Coast Turf Club
About:  Feast on Gourmet Canapes and enjoy a 4-hour beverage package. There will be live entertainment through the evening as well.
Cost: Members $55, Non-Members $80
More Info: visit www.gctc.com.au to book

Gold Coast Turf Club Ladies Day Race Day
When: 4 January 2014
Time: 10AM to 4:30PM
where: Gold Coast Turf Club
About: Gates open from 10am
Cost: Free for Ladies, Men are $15. Corporate Hospitality Packages are also available.
More Info: (07) 5538 1599 or www.gctc.com.au

Magic Millions Open Day
When: 5 January 2014
Time: 10AM to 2PM
Where: Magic Millions Sales Complex, Bundall
About: If you have ever wanted to get involved in the world of horse ownership and racing or you are interested in finding out more about Magic Millions this is your day! Australia’s top Stud Farms will be showcasing their 2013 Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearlings and there will be Racing Industry Trade Stalls and Special Guest Speakers throughout the day.
Cost: Free
More Info: phone Magic Millions Sales on (07) 5504 1200 or email info@magicmillions.com.au

Women In Racing Inc Luncheon
When: 6 January 2014
Time: 12PM to 3:30PM
Where: Horizons Restaurant, Sheraton Mirage
About: Dress in your best and enjoy a 2 course plated lunch with beverages. Author Charlotte Smith, of the successful book ‘Dreaming Of Chanel’, will speak of her inheritance of one of the finest Chanel collections bequeathed to her by her American aunt. A must for any discerning racing fashion enthusiast.
Cost: $110.00 per person
Dress:  Race Wear
More Info: Baslyn Beel, 0411 698 484

Jeep Magic Millions Barrier Draw
When: 7 January 2014
Time: 6AM to 9:15 AM
Where: Surfers Paradise Foreshore
About: Racing connections will pick their barriers for the $2 million Jeep Magic Millions 2YO Classic & the $1 millions Gold Coast 3YO Guineas ahead of the 2014 Jeep Magic Millions Raceday. See the Magic Millions horses run along the beach and enjoy a range of family friendly activities throughout the morning.
Cost: Free
More info: www.magicmillions.com.au

Gold Coast Yearling Sale
When: 8-14 January 201
Where: Magic Millions Sales Complex, Bundall
Book 1
Wed 8 January 11am Lots 1 to 190
Thu 9 January 11am Lots 191 to 380
Fri 10 January 11am Lots 381 to 570
Sat 11 January 6pm Lots 571 to 663
Book 2
Sun 12 January 10am Lots 664 to 926
Book 3
Tue 14 January 11am Lots 927-1008
More Info: http://www.magicmillions.com.au/carnivals/gold-coast/

Sparkling Ladies Luncheon
When: 8 January 2014
Time: 12PM to 4:30 PM
Where: Palazzo Versace Medusa Ballroom
About: This premier luncheon in the grand Palazzo Versace ballroom is infused with an atmosphere of glamour, style, high society and a stunning fashion designer showcase. There will be over $6,000 prizes for Best Dressed Magic Millions Lady, Best Headpiece and Best Dressed Gentleman, Plus Over $3,000 in raffle prizes.
Cost: $150 per person, includes Sparkling on arrival & entry to After Party
More info: To book, visit www.stickytickets.com.au/13517 or phone 07 5504 6055

Magic Millions Hats & High Tea
When: 9 January 2014
Time: 11AM to 1PM
Where: Garden Terrace, Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
About:  Enjoy free flowing Champagne and An indulgent high tea whilst discovering the trends in both apparel and millinery as well as fashion racing do’s and don’ts from Myer Milliner, Natalie Bikicki. A host of fabulous prizes including a $1000 Myer shopping spree will be up for grabs on the day. Hosted by Myer Ambassador, Laura Dundovic.
Cost:  $110.00 per person
More info: Call 075592 9740 or visit www.surfersparadisemarriott.com.au

Secret Garden Summer Soiree
When: 10 January 2014
Time: 7PM to 11PM
Where: The Arts Centre Gold Coast in a secret location
About: Once you obtain a key to enter the secret garden, you will be treated to a fully themed Summer Soiree overlooking the water and in full view of Gold Coast skyline. Free flowing beverages will satisfy your summer thirst, indulge in food stations and canapes, and enjoy entertainment to excite.  Be aware as with so much pleasure, hidden and dark surprises may lurk within the garden.
Dress:  Cocktail – Summer Soiree style
Tickets: $130 per key or VIP Garden Lounge $1800 for 8 keys
More info: Phone 07 5588 4000 or visit http://www.theartscentregc.com.au/whats-on/whats-on-items/secret-garden-summer-soiree

Jeep Magic Millions Raceday
When: 11 January 2014
Time: 9AM to 5PM
Where: Gold Coast Turf Club, Bundall
About: The Jeep Magic Millions Raceday features the richest race in Queensland, the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic. It is the largest sales incentive race day in the world, where only graduates of the Magic Millions Sales are eligible to compete for the $4.7 million prize pool. It is one of the most spectacular days of racing on the Australian calendar, attracting horse lovers, socialites and celebrities from around Australia and the world.
Cost: General Admission $25, Corporate Hospitality available
More info: www.magicmillions.com.au

Widden Stud Golf Day
When: 13 January 2014
Time: 11AM to 6PM
Where: RACV Royal Pines
Cost: $130 per person for a 4 person Ambrose
More info: Phone Laura (02) 6549 9999 or email laura@widden.com

Gold Coast Summer Racehorse Sale
When: 14 January 2014
Time: 11AM to 6:30PM
Where: Magic Millions Sales Complex, Bundall
More Info: http://www.magicmillions.com.au/