News About 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude

2014 Blue Diamond Stakes Betting Preview and Tips

2014 Blue Diamond Stakes Betting Preview and Tips

The 2014 Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) is shaping as the most hotly-contested race of the year so far, with classy two-year-olds Rubick and Earthquake confirmed to line up for a highly anticipated showdown at Caulfiled on Saturday. Having claimed early favouritism for the 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes after strolling home in her Blue…

Can Rubick Justify Favouritism in the 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes?

Can Rubick Justify Favouritism in the 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes?

Exciting colt Rubick will undoubtedly face his biggest test to date in this weekend’s 2014 Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m); however trainer Gerald Ryan is confident the classy colt has got what it takes to justify favouritism and overcome a field that includes talented filly Earthquake. Ryan told New Limited earlier this week he…

Barrier Draw Effects Favouritism for 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes

Barrier Draw Effects Favouritism for 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes

The final field for the 2014 Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) was released this morning prior to the barrier draw, which has just been completed at Caulfield Racecourse and has completely opened up the event. Touted as a showdown between exciting sprinters Earthquake and Rubick, neither runner has fared particularly well in this morning’s…

Earthquake and Rubick Showdown Confirmed for Blue Diamond Stakes

Earthquake and Rubick Showdown Confirmed for Blue Diamond Stakes

Final acceptances for the 2014 Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) have revealed this Saturday’s feature event at Caulfield will undoubtedly be the most hotly-contested edition for several years, with the highly anticipated showdown between standout filly Earthquake and leading colt Rubick confirmed. Earthquake gained early favouritism for the 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes after only…

Earthquake Included In 2014 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Final Field

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 defeated Sheer Style to win the Colin Pearce 100th Birthday Plate (1000m) at Royal Randwick on November 9 and since the impressive…

Capacity 2014 Blue Diamond Colts And Geldings Prelude Field Released

Capacity 2014 Blue Diamond Colts And Geldings Prelude Field Released

Exciting colt Rubick will face a capacity 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude (Colts And Geldings) field of fifteen other runners when he returns to the races at Caulfield this Saturday. Rubick stamped himself as a leading contender for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) with a dominant seven and a half lengths win in a barrier trial at Rosehill Gardens on…

Nostradamus to face first real test in Blue Diamond Prelude

Nostradamus to face first real test in Blue Diamond Prelude

Two-year-old Nostradamus will be out to show his worth in this Saturday’s 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude (1400m) in a field that includes classy colt Rubick. Having only lined up for one competitive start to date; a convincing victory in the unheralded Nursery Plate at Flemington on January 18th, the Blue Diamond Prelude will be the…

Damien Browne To Ride Earthquake In Blue Diamond Prelude

Damien Browne To Ride Earthquake In Blue Diamond Prelude

Brisbane-based jockey Damian Browne will partner Earthquake in the Group 3 Blue Diamond Prelude (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday after regular jockey Kerrin McEvoy opted to stand himself down from the ride due to a knee injury. McEvoy partnered Earthquake during a blistering piece of trackwork at Flemington and rode champion filly Guelph and her half-brother…

2014 Blue Diamond Prelude Nominations – Capacity Field Expected

2014 Blue Diamond Prelude Nominations – Capacity Field Expected

A capacity field is set to contest the 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude Colts And Geldings (1100m) at Caulfield this weekend after 23 juveniles were included in the nominations for the Group 3 event. Headlining the 2014 Blue Diamond Prelude Colts And Geldings nominations is speedy colt Rubick, who recorded a comfortable three lengths win on debut…