This Saturday March 26 Rosehill Gardens Racecourse is set to host a bumper nine-race programme for their Rosehill Guineas Day 2011, one of the highlights on the card being the $175,000 Group 2 Magic Night Stakes (1200m).
The countdown to one of the biggest and richest horse racing events in Australia, the 2011 Golden Slipper Stakes, heats up with a ballot exemption into the $3.5 million juveniles’ showdown on April 2 on offer for the winner of the Magic Night Stakes.
Fourteen fillies have been accepted into the 2011 Magic Night Stakes field, eight of which are in the Golden Slipper market.
The two shortest-priced Magic Night Stakes contenders in the current Golden Slipper odds at Luxbet are:
#1 Pane In The Glass (John P Thompson)
Golden Slipper Odds: $26 – Bet now at Luxbet
Golden Slipper Ballot: 21st
Barrier Draw for Saturday: 3
Form: Has won three of their four career starts including the Inglis Nursery / Inglis Classic double, only defeat was last start third to Shared Reflections in the Group 3 Sweet Embrace Stakes (1200m)
#2 Aerobatics (Peter Snowden)
Golden Slipper Odds: $31 – Bet now at Luxbet
Golden Slipper Ballot: 22nd
Barrier Draw for Saturday: 12
Form: Winner on debut at Randwick last November, resumed with a first-up fifth in the Sweet Embrace Stakes
Other notable fillies facing off in the Magic Night on Saturday and vying for a spot in the Golden Slipper field include:
#9 Retsina (Lee Freedman) – Redoute’s Choice filly has had one career start to date when beaten a quarter of a length finishing fourth to Golden Archer in the Listed Ice Cream Stakes (1000m) at Flemington, good barrier two draw for Saturday
#3 Streama (Guy Walter) – Up-and-coming Stratum filly most recently was runner-up in the Sweet Embrace Stakes, has some work to do from a wide gate 10
Also paid up for in this year’s Magic Night Stakes worth a look in for a Place Bet through Luxbet are the Snowden’s improving Commands filly Altar coming off a third on debut to Triple Asset in the Group 3 Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes and Clarry Conners-trained Dane Shadow filly Bright Heart who ran third in the Black Opal last start.
See below for the full Magic Night Stakes final field and barriers.
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2011 The Triple M Grill Team Magic Night Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw
|1||PANE IN THE GLASS||John P Thompson||Jim Byrne||3||55.5|
|3||STREAMA||Guy Walter||Hugh Bowman||10||55.5|
|5||AL’S MAGIC MISS||David Payne||Michael Rodd||14||55.5|
|7||BRIGHT HEART||Clarry Conners||Damien Oliver||6||55.5|
|9||RETSINA||Lee Freedman||Craig Williams||2||55.5|
|10||FOLLOW MY LEAD||Gerald Ryan||Brenton Avdulla||11||55.5|
|12||SHADOW WEST||Anthony Cummings||Glen Boss||4||55.5|
|13||POTLUCK||Gerald Ryan||Tim Clark||13||55.5|
|14||QUACKQUACK||John O’Shea||Nash Rawiller||8||55.5|