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The Travelling Man Straight into 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes Field

The Travelling Man Straight into 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes Field

Mornington trainer Matt Laurie has made the decision to bypass the Blue Diamond Prelude at Caulfield this weekend with his BD Preview winner The Travelling Man, the smart Mossman colt to go straight into the Blue Diamond Stakes 2012 on February 25. The Travelling Man was the most notable absentee from Monday’s 15 nominations for…

2012 Blue Diamond Favourite Malasun Back Up for Bonus

2012 Blue Diamond Favourite Malasun Back Up for Bonus

A change of heart from trainer Mick Price has kept current Blue Diamond Stakes 2012 favourite Malasun in the running for Patinack Farm’s lucrative $1 million Blue Diamond Triple Crown bonus as she will now go into this Saturday’s Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude at Caulfield. Currently sitting at the top of the odds for the…

Blue Diamond 2012 Fillies Preview Nominations

Blue Diamond 2012 Fillies Preview Nominations

The race towards the 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes next month is now well and truly on with nominations taken for the opening lead-up events, the Blue Diamond Previews at Caulfield on Thursday January 26. Held as part of the always popular Australia Day Races in Melbourne are two Blue Diamond Previews, one for the colts…

Applegate Out to Emulate Sepoy in 2012 Blue Diamond Series

Applegate Out to Emulate Sepoy in 2012 Blue Diamond Series

Peter Snowden plans to stick to a proven formula with his ace young filly Applegate who will be given the chance to emulate the Blue Diamond Series clean-sweep achieved by her superstar stablemate Sepoy last autumn. During last year’s Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival the now four-time Group 1 hero Sepoy scored the rare and incredible…

Three-Year-Olds Snare Sapphire From the Yongsters

Three-Year-Olds Snare Sapphire From the Yongsters

A massive makeover to the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival for 2012 was announced by the Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) this week, one of the major changes being that the previous juvenile race – The Blue Sapphire – will from then belong to the three-year-olds. Previously held mid-year, The Blue Sapphire was run as a two-year-olds…