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Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Odds Update: Spoils Scratched

Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Odds Update: Spoils Scratched

The John Salanitri-trained Sheer Madness has gained a start in Saturday’s 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes following the early scratching of Spoils. Locally-trained Moshe gelding Sheer Madness will line-up from barrier seven at Caulfield Racecourse in the $1.5 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) with jockey Stephen Baster getting his ninth ride in…

Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Barriers: Favourites Draw Wide

Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Barriers: Favourites Draw Wide

The Lindsay Park-trained favourite Catchy has suffered an early blow for Saturday’s Group 1 major at Caulfield Racecourse coming up with gate 13 in the official 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes barrier draw. The final field of two-year-olds for the $1.5 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) was announced on Tuesday morning followed…

Formality Firms in Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Odds 2017

Formality Firms in Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Odds 2017

The 2017 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes odds on the Lindsay Park-trained Formality have firmed after the filly’s win for the punters over the weekend in the Chairman’s Stakes. In her first start since a runaway four length win on debut at Werribee on January 5, the progressive daughter of Fastnet Rock retained her undefeated status…

Ladbrokes Chairman’s Stakes 2017 Betting Tips

Ladbrokes Chairman’s Stakes 2017 Betting Tips

A key 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes preparatory race runs at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday, betting tips for the Ladbrokes Chairman’s Stakes found below. Seven of the nine two-year-olds in this season’s $150,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Chairman’s Stakes (1000m) field have previous race experience including the early $3 favourite Formality. The David & Ben Hayes and…

Formality Dresses Up for Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017

Formality Dresses Up for Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017

Lindsay Park’s promising young filly Formality will take her next step towards the 2017 Blue Diamond Stakes when she takes to the Caulfield track in Saturday’s Ladbrokes Chairman’s Stakes. The two-year-old daughter of Fastnet Rock took out her race debut on January 5 with an easy four and a half-length success over 1100m at Werribee….

Tulip Tops 2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Nominations

Tulip Tops 2017 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview Nominations

Early all-in favourite to take out the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2017 Tulip is the headline filly nominated for the Blue Diamond Preview race at Caulfield Racecourse on Thursday. The Australia Day racing action in Melbourne this week is headed by the two two-year-old Blue Diamond Previews including the $150,000 Group 3 Blue Diamond Preview…

2017 Bow Mistress Trophy Target for Love Days

2017 Bow Mistress Trophy Target for Love Days

Caulfield’s Clinton McDonald runs his progressive mare Love Days at Geelong on Thursday hoping to kick off a summer campaign that will include a Hobart run in next month’s Bow Mistress Trophy 2017. A four-year-old daughter of Bel Esprit, Love Days is one of just eight hopefuls engaged in Geelong Race 5 – Tour of…

2016 Inglis Debutant Stakes Winner Wait For No One Holds On

2016 Inglis Debutant Stakes Winner Wait For No One Holds On

Co-trainer David Hayes and the Lindsay Park stabled kicked off Ladbrokes Guineas Day in fine style taking out the first with gutsy debut winner Wait For No One in the Inglis Debutant Stakes 2016. The nicely bred Lonhro colt came off back-to-back September trial wins and franked that form first-up breaking his maiden status in…

Double Jeopardy Tops 2016 Inglis Debutant Stakes Field & Odds

Double Jeopardy Tops 2016 Inglis Debutant Stakes Field & Odds

The card opener on Caulfield Guineas Day this Saturday is the Inglis Debutant Stakes 2016 where early favourite Double Jeopardy is the only two-year-old in the 11-starter field with previous race experience. Set to run as Caulfield Race 1 at 12:20pm (AEDT), markets at for this season’s $120,000 Listed Inglis Debutant Stakes (1000m) have six…

Sacred Elixir Heads 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Field

Sacred Elixir Heads 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Field

A field of 14 three-year-olds has been released for Saturday’s Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas 2016 in Melbourne including the in-form Kiwi raider Sacred Elixir. Running as one of four elite level features at Caulfield Racecourse on the weekend, this season’s $1 million Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas (1600m) attracted a below capacity line-up of young milers when Racing Victoria…