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Jan 15,2012

Australia is my second home, says Brooklyn Decker

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Brooklyn Decker has revealed that she considers Australia to be her second home.

The swimwear model and movie star, who is currently visiting the country to watch her tennis star husband Andy Roddick take part in the Australian Open, said that she likes the way Aussies “relax”.

Decker told the Herald Sun: “I travel a lot for work so if I had to pick a place to be my second home it would be Australia… Andy feels fairly at home in Melbourne, he is here a lot.

“We are doing all the touristy things that people make fun of and there is a lot of stuff that we really don’t see in the States.”

Decker, who is this year’s ambassador for the Magic Millions horse racing carnival on the Gold Coast, also advised ladies attending the races to take her style advice.

“I think the secret is longer hemlines,” she said. “The races really embrace being formal, so if girls wore longer hemlines it would seem less night clubby.”

She also revealed that she likes Australian fashion compared to the US, saying: “Australian style is very different. What I love best is that the people are very casual. I spend a lot of time in New York and it is very formal there but here people relax, it is summer… they embrace colour.”

Jan 15,2012

Brooklyn Decker Opts for Stylish Black & White for the 2012 Magic Millions Race Day

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Brooklyn Decker assumed her Ambassadorial duties today (January 14th) for the 2012 BMW Magic Millions Race Day held at the Gold Coast Turf Club turning up in a black & white shift “matchstick” dress by Manning Cartell and hot pink heels by Tony Bianco that I want and eye catching (literally if you come in from the wrong angle) hat by milliner Richard Nylon.

Other celebrities seen at the Magic Millions Race day included; Magic Millions owners Gerry Harvey and Katie Page, Magic Millions campaign faces Nicole Pollard and Nathan Joliffe, Myer Ambassadors Kris Smith, Laura Dundovic and Lauren Phillips, Myer designers Dom Bagnato and Gabrielle Manning of Manning Cartell, top Australian milliner Richard Nylon, Myer CEO Bernie Brookes, Giaan Rooney, country singer Lee Kernaghan, racing industry identities Gai and Robbie Waterhouse, Kate Waterhouse and fiancé Luke Ricketson, GC Suns footballer Campbell Brown, singer Katie Noonan, Channel 9 staff Leila McKinnon, Karl Stefanovic, Natalie Gruzlewski, Scott Prince GC Titans player and Amanda Ware winner of Australia’s Next Top Model in 2010.

Amy Robson won the Myer Fashions on the Field event with her incredibly stylish design being a hand-crafted ensemble by her Grandmother.  Natasha Roberts took out the place as second runner up in a colour-blocking outfit, with Tricia Molachino looking beautiful in a ’60′s inspired vibrant frock.

The BMW Magic Millions Raceday features the richest race in Queensland, the $2 million Magic Millions 2YO Classic.



(01/14) At the VIP marquee on Magic Millions Race-day


Jan 14,2012

Magic Million Race-day

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Brooklyn is still in Australia working as the ambassador for Magic Millions & today (January 14th) she was present for the Race-day, we’ve added pictures to the gallery

Brooklyn at the VIP Marquee on Magic Millions

Brooklyn at the Magic Millions Race-day

Jan 10,2012

Surf, saddles merge as supermodel Brooklyn Decker lights up Magic Millions barrier draw

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THE Gold Coast beach had it all yesterday – the glamour, the big names and even racehorses.

They were all there to promote the Magic Millions carnival, which hits pace today when the annual yearling sales begin at the Gold Coast Racecourse.

American supermodel Brooklyn Decker lit up the beach during yesterday’s barrier draw for Saturday’s feature races. The actress and wife of tennis star Andy Roddick is this year’s Magic Millions ambassador.

Decker said she was excited to be part of a raceday that has become ingrained in Queensland’s summer events calendar.

The State Government gave the carnival a boost last night when it finalised a $35 million upgrade for the Gold Coast track and facilities. The upgrade, which will not include an equity sharing deal for Racing Queensland, begins in August.
Golden girl to shine at Magic Millions race day
Owners are expected to splurge at least $60 million on yearlings over the next week.

Magic Millions spokesman Greg Irvin said it was too early to tell what the sales would yield. But he said some of the country’s major racing players, including Gai Waterhouse and Nathan Tinkler, would be at the sales.

Source: Couriermail

Jan 09,2012

The 2012 Magic Millions ambassador Photocall

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SHE’S been hailed as the “sexiest woman alive”, graced the pages of Sports Illustrated and Victoria’s Secret catalogues and has begun to make a name for herself in Hollywood.

Supermodel and actress Brooklyn Decker can now add ambassador for the Magic Millions race carnival to her resume.

The stunning blonde, whose girl-next-door face and ultimate bikini-model body won the heart of her tennis-ace husband Andy Roddick, will be the star attraction on the Gold Coast this Saturday for the Magic Millions race day.

It’s the first time the stunning 24-year-old has been trackside, and she can’t wait.

“There aren’t many hat-wearing occasions in America so I can’t wait to get there and see what it is like,” she said.

“I think I will feel a little bit like Kate Middleton.

“My own style is a little more boy-meets-girl so having the chance to dress up in a traditional, lady-like way will be fun.”

Decker is a big fan of Australian labels sass & bide and Ellery. She discovered them when she lived in Sydney for six months in 2005 at the start of her modelling career.

After conquering the modelling world, she made her big-screen debut in last year’s hit Just Go With It, starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston.

She’ll next be seen in the action blockbuster Battleship and the comedy What to Expect When You’re Expecting.

“It’s a hard transition going from model to actor,” she said.

“It’s such a cliche but I’ve been really lucky and I feel thankful people keep hiring me. I don’t know why they are but I’m not going to argue it – I’m having a really good time.”

Decker will travel to Australia with Roddick and spend a week at the Gold Coast before heading to Melbourne to support her husband at the Australian Open.


(01/10) Photo Call – Magic Millions ambassador in Surfers Paradise, Australia