After celebrating Australia Day 2016, who would have predicted the following would have occurred so far this year:
- ASX 200 down 6.5%;
- AUD/USD down 5%;
- Median yearling prices for Magic Millions main session up 15%, gross up 25% and average up 15.5% with a 89.97% clearance rate;
- A filly runs sixth in the Magic Millions 2YO and her female owners rewarded with $325,000 in prizemoney;
- Odds for Essendon FC taking the wooden spoon plunge from $6.50 to $1.25.