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Magic City at York on 15th June 2018 ridden by Nathan Evans

Magic City enjoying retirement, February 2020

Magic City at York, 14th October 2017
Magic City(IRE)

Colour: bay

Turton, Blackburn, Folwell
Sire: Elusive City
Dam: Annmarie's Magic
Breeder: Miss Annmarie Burke
Races: 80
Record: Wins: 4
Prizemoney: £ 187,856
Flat form:122302035/ 06/ 6131115972/ 07423331/ 0470057/ 000900443/ 43281563116568038/ 05410805668 -0737078

Magic City's Story

Magic City joined us towards the end of 2015 having won three times at Goodwood and also at Epsom, Newbury and Kempton Park.

Magic City was purchased from the sales to run for owners Andy Turton, John Blackburn, Linda Folwell and David Swales. He won his first race for his new owners at Newcastle in March 2017 when he romped home in a competitive handicap to score with ease. He was a winner again in the mud at Wetherby in June 2017 and later the same month gave apprentice Harrison Shaw a winner on his 21st birthday at Ripon!!

A horse that is known for winning on special occasions, in May 2018 he gave amateur rider Alex Fielding his first winner on the flat when he came home in front at York.

Magic City was retired in September 2019 and he has since been rehomed near Beverley. He will enjoy his retirement with Danielle Basnett at Church Farm Hunters. Danielle says that Magic City enjoys watching the hunters go out every morning, but now back to full fitness he will be going out himself and he'll have to leave his warm and cosy box!

Name: Taken from dam and sire, Annmarie's Magic and Elusive City.

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29/02/20 Magic City update

15/10/19 Magic City leaves for pastures new

Race wins

Date Race Jockey Racecourse

26/05/18 John Wright Electrical Handicap (for Gentleman Amateur Riders) 7f Alex Fielding York

22/06/17 Ladies Day Handicap 1m 1f Harrison Shaw Ripon

06/06/17 Coniston Hotel Country Estate And Spa Handicap 1m Nathan Evans Wetherby

15/03/17 Sunbets on the app Handicap 1m Nathan Evans Newcastle

12/11/14 BetBright.com Conditions Stakes 7f Sean Levey Kempton Park

24/08/13 Betfair Cash Out Heritage Handicap 7f Richard Hughes Goodwood

31/07/13 Harwoods Racing Club Handicap (Sponsored By Harwoods Group) 7f Richard Hughes Goodwood

18/07/13 totepool Handicap 7f Richard Hughes Epsom

24/05/13 Reheat Handicap 7f William Twiston-Davies Goodwood

15/08/11 Erik Penser Bank EBF Maiden Stakes 5f Richard Hughes Newbury

Magic City: Three generation pedigree


bay gelding

Elusive City (USA) Elusive Quality (USA) Gone West (USA)
Touch Of Greatness (USA)
Star Of Paris (USA) Dayjur (USA)
Liturgism (USA)
Annmarie's Magic (IRE) Flying Spur (AUS) Danehill (USA)
Rolls (USA)
Magic Garter Precocious
Magic Flute

February 2019

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