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2015 Blue Diamond Contender Burnstone Dies

2015 Blue Diamond Contender Burnstone Dies

In a sad turn of events that will impact the Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 betting markets, highly-touted two-year-old Burnstone suddenly died on Wednesday morning following some light track work. The Robbie Griffiths-trained, Cranbourne-based Redoute’s Choice two-year-old looked to his trainer like the horse that could win him a maiden Group 1 as he headed towards…

Burnstone Heading to 2015 Blue Diamond Prelude

Burnstone Heading to 2015 Blue Diamond Prelude

Robbie Griffiths had considered taking two-year-old colt Burnstone straight to the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) on February 28 after his impressive debut victory at Sandown on January 26 but after the colt pulled up in fantastic form will give him one more run before the $1 million feature race. Burnstone scored a surprise…

84 Remain in Contention for 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes

84 Remain in Contention for 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes

Third declarations closed for the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) Monday afternoon, with 84 juveniles remaining in contention for the $1 million race – the largest number in the past six years. Fillies continue to dominate the declarations, holding 43 of the 84 entries. Following Blue Diamond Previews for each gender at Sandown on…

Preview Winner Burns up 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Odds

Preview Winner Burns up 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Odds

Robbie Griffiths’ smart young colt Burnstone has shot up the futures markets for the Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 after winning the BD Colts & Geldings Preview on debut at Sandown Racecourse over the long weekend. On Monday the two-year-old son of former Blue Diamond winner Redoute’s Choice (1999) lined up as one of 10 juvenile…