News About 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes

Rubick Out Of 2014 Golden Slipper

Rubick Out Of 2014 Golden Slipper

Following a less-than-ideal run for fourth in the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse last weekend, connections of Rubick have today elected to remove the talented colt from the 2014 Golden Slipper nominations list. Despite carrying favouritism into his maiden Group 1 event last weekend, the Encosta De Lago colt was unable…

Earthquake On Track for Golden Slipper Tilt

Earthquake On Track for Golden Slipper Tilt

Trainer Peter Snowden has revealed exciting Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) champion Earthquake will return to Sydney today following her maiden Group 1 triumph at Caulfield over the weekend and begin preparations for a tilt at the 2014 Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) on April 5th. Confident of overcoming the awkward barrier 15 in the Blue…

Earthquake lives up to hype and wins 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes

Earthquake lives up to hype and wins 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes

Classy filly Earthquake has overcome a poor barrier draw to win the 2014 Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse today. Jumping well from the exceptionally awkward barrier 15, Earthquake settled just off the pace in fourth; finding a good position three-wide with cover before exploding from the pack to comfortably win by…

2014 Blue Diamond Stakes Odds – Late Betting Update

2014 Blue Diamond Stakes Odds – Late Betting Update

Betting odds are settling into place ahead of the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes, which will take place at Caulfield Racecourse today February 22, 2014. Rubick remains the favourite to win the 2014 Blue Diamond Stakes at , however, has drifted to odds of $3.20. The two-year-old began at $2.70 when barriers were first announced,…

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…

2014 Mannerism Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

2014 Mannerism Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

Eleven runners have been confirmed to take to the track for the 2014 Mannerism Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday after the final field and barrier draw for the Group 3 event was released on Wednesday, including Arinosa. Despite a less-than memorable maiden tilt at Group 1 level when finishing last in the Manikato Stakes (1200m),…

The Championships in line for Massive Inaugural Success

The Championships in line for Massive Inaugural Success

The first edition of The Championships is set to run over the weekends of April 12th and 19th this season, and with nominations for all events closing yesterday afternoon, a total of 1207 horses are now in the mix for a share in some of the richest prizes in Australian Racing. 112 horses have been…

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…