Malaysia Magic Millions Classic was inaugurated
in 2000 with prizemoney of RM300,000 and was restricted to
graduates Magic Millions sales in Australia and Malaysia.
The first runnings of the race went to horses
(HURRICANE WARNING and KIKO'S POWER) trained in Penang and owned by
Hydrocarbon Stable who at that time had the biggest string based in
In 2002, the prizemoney was raised to RM325,000
and it was further increased to RM350,000 in 2006 when another
Penang trained horse, CLARTON SUPER, was successful.
In 2008, prizemoney went up again to RM400,000.
Then in 2009, Penang Turf Club and Magic Millions
Sales Pty Ltd decided to open the race to Singapore horses and
pushed the prizemoney to RM1 million.
Ipoh trained CAPTAIN OBVIOUS proved too strong
for his rivals, winning easily ahead of Singapore entry LUCKY
In 2010, the race was held in Kuala
Lumpur due to the repair on the main track in Penang. HOT BUTTERFLY
makes history when he became the first filly to emerge victorious.