Moody Unearths Possible 2013 Blue Diamond Stakes Contender

December 13, 2012

deposit $100
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50
bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit '

Moody Unearths Possible 2013 Blue Diamond Stakes Contender

Peter Moody-trained filly Kiss A Rose announced herself as a possible 2013 Blue Diamond Stakes contender with an impressive two-length win on debut at Caulfield on Wednesday.

Luke Nolen & Peter Moody

Peter Moody (right) may have unearthed a Blue Diamond contender with Kiss A Rose

The daughter of Sebring jumped a $3.50 favourite in the Legatee Eric Baker Plate (1000m) and justified the price with a dominant performance.

Moody’s stable jockey Luke Nolen settled the youngster off the pace before peeling her to the outside where she showed sharp acceleration from the 300m mark to easily dispose of her rivals.

Speaking to reporters post-race, Nolen was full of praise for Kiss A Rose’s ability to improve every time she heads to the track.

”Every time she works at home and off the trial at Cranbourne she has improved, and she has definitely improved again today,” Nolen said.

“Once I gave her head she really chased the line down. She knows where the post is.”

Moody said the exciting prospect would not contest the 2013 Magic Millions Classic at the Gold Coast as the owner decided not to nominate.

Following yesterday’s victory Kiss A Rose firmed with bookmakers into $21 for the $2 million juvenile event.

Moody confirmed the $180,000 yearling will be set for the Blue Diamond, a race the leading Victorian trainer won in 2009 with Reward For Effort.

The Blue Diamond Stakes will take place at Caulfield on February 23 as part of the 2013 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

Following the first round of declarations there were 506 two-year-olds still in contention for the $1 million race but that number will be reduced considerably on January 8 when the next round of declarations are due.

Got a winner picked out this weekend? Don’t miss the top odds by betting at, a fully Australian-owned bookie who offer a $400 bonus bet to new customers!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Horse Racing Today

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fan...

2018 Adelaide Cup Results: Fanatic wins for Walker and Lindsay Park

The Group 2 $400,000 Adelaide Cup over 3200m will be run at Morphettville in...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018...

Fanatic Firm favourite in 2018 Adelaide Cup betting

The Lindsay Park trained Fanatic is a firm favourite in the betting for...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Re...

2018 Super Saturday All Day Results at Flemington: Harlem scores upset win in Australian Cup

The Group 1 $1.25m Lexus Newmarket Handicap (1200m) and the Group 1 $1.5m...

A field of 9 for 2018 Canterbu...

A field of 9 for 2018 Canterbury Stakes

A field of nine will line up in Saturday’s Group 1 $500,000 Bisley...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field