Big Payday for Eurozone Mare Krone

Media Release - Saturday January 16

The decision by connections to defer Krone’s transition to the breeding barn paid dividends on Saturday when the talented mare claimed a last-stride win in Saturday’s $1 million TAB Magic Millions Fillies and Mares (1300m).

Krone wins the $1million MM Filly and Mare - image Steve Hart

Ryan Maloney plotted an inside path from near-last on the five-year-old and, when presented in clear air in the final 200m, she was able to overhaul Godolphin mare Athiri. 

The win was Krone’s second victory since Roll The Dice Racing opted to transfer her from the care of Caulfield trainer Mick Price to Brisbane trainer Tony Gollan.

In all, Krone has won four races and more than $960,000 from her 24 starts.

Maloney was full of praise for Krone after the surprise victory at $31.

“She jumped a lot better than I expected and I was spewing I had to give up that advantage early,” Maloney said.

“Coming to the corner, I had a lap full of horse and I wanted to edge out to the middle of the track but they kept coming out so I had no choice but to do what I did.

“With that cut in the ground, she really found that line.

“It was an enormous performance.”

Bred by Bell View Park in partnership, the daughter of Eurozone was purchased by Roll The Dice Racing for $120,000 at the Gold Coast 2YO in Training Sale. She was earlier sold for $30,000 at the National Weanling Sale and $60,000 at the Gold Coast Yearling Sale.

The result continued a great run of Magic Millions Raceday success for Roll The Dice Racing, which won the Guineas in 2016 with Mahuta and the Maiden in 2020 with He’ll Haunt Us.

The Victorian-based syndicator was again active on the Gold Coast this week with an involvement in several purchases including Lot 431, a Shalaa filly and Lot 726, a colt by Capitalist. 

Race Result - $1m Tab Magic Millions 1300m

Gold Coast Track: Good(4) Time: 1:16.63
T: T J Gollan J: Ryan Maloney 57
5m Eurozone (AUS) x Soft Landing (AUS) (Al Maher (AUS))
MM Gold Coast 2YOs In Training Sale $120,000
V:Rosemont Stud Gnarwarre Vic
B: Roll The Dice Racing
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale Book 2 $60,000
V:Widden Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: Rosemont Stud
MM National Weanling Sale Select Session $30,000
V:Bell View Park Stud Meroo Meadow NSW
B: Rae Louise Charlton
T: James Cummings J: N Rawiller 57
4m Lonhro (AUS) x Retsina (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
T: C Maher & D Eustace J: J Bowman 55.5
4m Choisir (AUS) x Snapdragon (IRE) (Galileo (IRE))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $180,000
V:Sledmere Stud Scone NSW
B: Spicer T'Breds/Darren Weir Racing
Inglis Chairmans Sale $60,000
V:Coolmore Stud, Jerry's Plains
B: Sheamus Mills Bloodstock (FBAA)
Snow Valley
T: S P Ryan J: B El-Issa 55.5
5m Snitzel (AUS) x Deer Valley (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $200,000
V:Segenhoe Stud Australia Pty Ltd Scone NSW
B: Neil Jenkinson/Matt Dunn
Maddi Rocks
T: C J Waller J: J Byrne 55.5
4m Fastnet Rock (AUS) x Savannah River (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $325,000
V:Baramul Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: B K Racing/Guy Mulcaster
Dunbrody Power
T: John Thompson J: John Allen 55.5
5m All Too Hard (AUS) x She's A Fox (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $600,000
V:Luskin Park Luskintyre NSW
B: Prime Thoroughbreds
Wild Vixen
T: Levi Kavanagh J: G Boss 57
4m Foxwedge (AUS) x Amy's Glen (AUS) (Shamardal (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $100,000
V:Tyreel Stud Agnes Banks NSW
B: Kavanagh Racing
Sofie's Gold Class
T: Ms D Newham J: M Cahill 55.5
7m Hard Spun (USA) x Laynlow (AUS) (Redoute's Choice (AUS))
MM National Yearling Sale $35,000
V:Sledmere Stud Scone NSW
B: Debbie Newham
MM Adelaide Yearling Sale $18,000
V:G & C Pastoral Co, Alice Springs, NT
B: Sheamus Mills Bloodstock (FBAA)
Outback Barbie
T: T J Gollan J: M Rodd 57
5m Spirit Of Boom (AUS) x Pure Purrfection (AUS) (General Nediym (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $210,000
V:Eureka Stud Cambooya Qld
B: Alan & Jennifer Acton
T: T J Gollan J: Ms G Cartwright 56.5
4m Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Black Tulip (AUS) (Lonhro (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $270,000
V:Edinglassie Stud Muswellbrook NSW
B: Gollan Racing/John Foote Bloodstock
Into The Abyss
T: John Thompson J: B Avdulla 55.5
5m Foxwedge (AUS) x Moonboat (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $240,000
V:Vinery Stud Scone NSW
B: DGR Thoroughbred Services P/L (FBAA)
Stolen Jade
T: C E Conners J: B N Stewart 55.5
4m So You Think (NZ) x Jewel Theft (AUS) (Jade Robbery (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $120,000
V:Baramul Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: Victory Lodge
T: P & P Snowden J: Craig Williams 55.5
5m Exceed And Excel (AUS) x Vital Mist (AUS) (Encosta De Lago (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $150,000
V:Amarina Farm Denman NSW
B: Triple Crown Syndications
T: C J Waller J: Ron Stewart 55.5
5m Not A Single Doubt (AUS) x Kalika (NZ) (Anabaa (USA))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $320,000
V:Newgate Farm Scone NSW
B: John Foote Bloodstock
MM National Weanling Sale Select Session $220,000
V:Newgate Farm Scone NSW
B: James Bester Bloodstock
T: T J Gollan J: L Currie 56.5
5m Zoustar (AUS) x Fast Talker (AUS) (Fastnet Rock (AUS))
MM Gold Coast Yearling Sale $360,000
V:Widden Stud Widden Valley NSW
B: Sheamus Mills Bloodstock (FBAA)
T: Bjorn Baker J: J B Mc Donald 58
7m Snitzel (AUS) x Kirovskaya (AUS) (French Deputy (USA))
MM National Yearling Sale $90,000
V:Arrowfield Stud Scone NSW
B: Darby Racing
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