Earthquake Included In 2014 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Final Field

February 5, 2014

Earthquake Included In 2014 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Final Field

The 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies final field has been released; with Earthquake headlining a strong field of eleven runners for the Group 3 event that will be run at Caulfield this weekend.

Earthquake will return to the races in the 2014 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude at Caulfield this weekend.

Earthquake will return to the races in the 2014 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude at Caulfield this weekend. Photo: Steve Hart

Earthquake defeated Sheer Style to win the Colin Pearce 100th Birthday Plate (1000m) at Royal Randwick on November 9 and since the impressive victory has been one of the leading contenders for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on February 22.

The daughter of Exceed And Excel was given a stint in the spelling paddock and according to trainer Peter Snowden has returned in excellent condition; performing well when a narrow second behind More Radiant in a barrier trial over 800 metres at Cranbourne last week.

Earthquake will be without regular jockey Kerrin McEvoy, who ruled himself out of the meeting at Caulfield due to a knee problem, but should receive an excellent run into the race from barrier five with Damian Browne on board.

The classy filly will face a number of other talented juveniles in the 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude field; with the undefeated Eloping chasing her third straight victory in the Group 3 event.

Eloping made her racing debut with a win in the BJC Members Celebration Maiden (900m) at Bendigo on December 22 and stamped herself as a filly to watch with a comfortable win over Lumosty and Sakitto in the Listed Blue Diamond Prelude (1000m) at Caulfield on January 25.

The Choisir filly also fared well in the Blue Diamond Prelude barrier draw and will jump from barrier three this weekend.

The other filly taking winning form into the 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude is Ciaron Maher-trained Top Sight, who will be ridden by Michelle Payne when she jumps from barrier four this weekend.

Top Sight (barrier three) won on debut in the Jacob Park Thoroughbreds Plate (1000m) at Caulfield on January 15 and performed well when winning a barrier trial over 800 metres at Sandown last Friday.

David Hayes-trained Mumbai Rock, Fastnet Rock filly Royal Ocean and Byron Cozamanis-trained Snitsnbits will all be making their racing debuts in the 2014 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude.

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2014 Blue Diamond Fillies Final Field And Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 11 ELOPING Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison Stephen Baster 3 55.5kg 70
2 41×8 GOLCONDA Robbie Laing Vlad Duric 7 55.5kg 70
3 1x EARTHQUAKE Peter Snowden Damian Browne 5 55.5kg 70
4 2 LUMOSTY Robert Smerdon Mark Zahra 9 55.5kg 65
5 2x TOP DOLLY Tom Hughes Craig Williams 11 55.5kg 68
6 1 TOP SIGHT Ciaron Maher Ms Michelle Payne 4 55.5kg 66
7 3×2 PIACENZA Tony McEvoy Michael Rodd 2 55.5kg 66
8 63x SINGULARITY Robbie Griffiths Damien Oliver 10 55.5kg 65
9 MUMBAI ROCK David Hayes Glen Boss 8 55.5kg
10 ROYAL OCEAN Mick Price Craig Newitt 6 55.5kg
11 SNITSNBITS Byron Cozamanis 1 55.5kg

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