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2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Betting Tips

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Betting Tips

The major race in Melbourne running this weekend is the Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 for the two-year-olds, betting tips on the Caulfield feature found below.

Fontiton is the 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes favourite and Races.com.au tip to win Saturday’s Caulfield major. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Fifteen promising juveniles are engaged to face off in Caulfield Race 8 on Saturday, the $1 ...

No Surprise if Sampeah Wins 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes

No Surprise if Sampeah Wins 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes

Jockey Chad Schofield won’t be surprised if his mount in Saturday’s Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 Sampeah takes out the trophy despite labelling rival Fontiton as the better two-year-old.

Sampeah will be well suited to his barrier 12 draw in Saturday’s Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 according to jockey Chad Schofield. Photo: Steve Hart.

There are 15 youngsters in the field for ...

2015 Angus Armanasco Stakes Field Features Sabatini

2015 Angus Armanasco Stakes Field Features Sabatini

Lee & Shannon Hope’s last start Kevin Hayes Stakes winner Sabatini is one of the headline final acceptors for the Angus Armanasco Stakes 2015 field in Melbourne on Saturday.

Kevin Hayes Stakes winner Sabatini shoots for another autumn Group race win in Saturday’s 2015 Angus Armanasco Stakes. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Set to run as Caulfield Race 3 at 2:40pm ...

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Distance Concern for Thurlow

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Distance Concern for Thurlow

Trainer of Saturday’s Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 favourite Fontiton, Robert Smerdon admits there are some queries over how his other runner in the Caulfield classic Thurlow will run out the 1200m.

Stablemate of Saturday’s 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes favourite, Thurlow (pictured) is a $26 chance to defeat Fontiton ($2.45). Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Smerdon’s Turffontein filly Fontiton is the dominant ...

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Barrier Draw – Fontition in One

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Barrier Draw – Fontition in One

Race favourite Fontition has come up trumps with barrier one for Saturday’s Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 ensuring the Robert Smerdon-trained filly stays at the top of the odds for the Caulfield classic.

2015 Blue Diamond Stakes favourite Fontiton has come up trumps with barrier one for Saturday’s Caulfield clash. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The barrier draw for this weekend’s 44...

15-Horse 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Field Released

15-Horse 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes Field Released

A below capacity line-up of 15 two-year-olds make up the official Blue Diamond Stakes 2015 field of final acceptors released by Racing Victoria this morning.

Fontiton is well fancied to become the fourth straight filly to win the Blue Diamond Stakes this weekend. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

Running at Caulfield Racecourse as one of three Group 1s on the Melbourne Autumn ...

2015 Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) Betting Tips

2015 Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) Betting Tips

The 2015 Blue Diamond Stakes bound fillies line up in Saturday’s Group 2 Prelude at Caulfield Racecourse ahead of the Group 1 in a fortnight, betting tips on the lead-up race that will determine who starts favourite on the 28th found below.

Races.com.au are sticking with race favourite Fontiton to win the 2015 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude at Caulfield ...

2015 Kevin Hayes Stakes Betting Tips

2015 Kevin Hayes Stakes Betting Tips

Caulfield Racecourse will play host to eight Group races this Saturday, marking the official commencement of the autumn carnival. One such race is the Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes (1200m), which will see a small yet classy field of seven three-year-old fillies vie for top spot in the $150,000 race.

Afleet Esprit will resume her autumn preparation in the Kevin ...

Zahra Backs Fontiton for 2015 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude

Zahra Backs Fontiton for 2015 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude

The Robert Smerdon-trained Fontiton is the short favourite to win the Group 2 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude (1100m) at Caulfield on Saturday on her way to the main event in two weeks’ time but faces some tough competition from the likes of Secret Agenda and Heatherly.

Mark Zahra is confident Fontiton will figure in the Blue Diamond Fillies ...

Punters Get Excited in 2015 Carlyon Cup Betting

Punters Get Excited in 2015 Carlyon Cup Betting

The Group 3 Carlyon Cup (1600m) is one of eight races running in support of the Group 1 CF Orr Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield this Saturday, marking the official kick-off of the autumn carnival in Melbourne.

Red Excitement is the firm favourite to win the Carlyon Cup in the betting. Photo by Steve Hart.

12 horses are set to tackle ...