The Wave Race Information

The Wave is an 1800 metre standard weight-for-age race for three-year-olds and four-year-olds run by the Gold Coast Turf Club in January. It is held at Gold Coast as part of the Magic Millions Carnival.

  • Race Type: Feature (not a Group race)
  • Distance: 1800 metres
  • Conditions: Weight-for-age, 3YOs & 4YOs
  • Track: Gold Coast Racecourse, Bundall, Queensland
  • Prizemoney: $250,000
  • Date: Saturday 6 January 2024

The Wave Race History

See the 2024 The Wave Preview and results.

See the 2023 The Wave Preview and results.

The race was introduced in 2019 as a feature event a week before The Magic Millions raceday. It carries a wild card into the Magic Millions Trophy a week later.

Useful Facts

Last mare to win:

Multiple winners: none yet

Fastest time (1800m):

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of The Wave

The race was run for the first time in 2020.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Arts Object Encoder Ain’t He Grand
2023 Deficit Ashgrove Tyresa
2022 Wheelhouse Dzsenifer Lord Ardmore
2021 Paradee Frosty Rocks Wapiti
2020 A Man To Match Trevelyan Fun Fact