Brilliant Prelude Win Sees Godolphin Filly Arcaded Firm in 2021 Blue Diamond Betting

February 6, 2021

Brilliant Prelude Win Sees Godolphin Filly Arcaded Firm in 2021 Blue Diamond Betting

Punters were treated to an easy watch at Caulfield on Saturday as Godolphin’s talented two-year-old filly Arcaded won the Group 2 Blue Diamond Prelude (1100m) in superb fashion.

After winning on debut over the same track and trip last month, the daughter of Street Boss showed enormous progress coming off a freshen-up in another dominant display as the short-priced favourite.

Much like her debut win, a patient ride from Damian Lane proved the trick as the champion jock produced her from a four-wide position down the straight to race clear over the final 100m.

Arcaded has firmed on to the third line of betting ahead of the Neds Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield on February 20. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Bred for speed, Arcaded’s outstanding turn of foot was too much for the front-runner Scorched Earth over the concluding stages, an encouraging sign as she steps out over further in the $1.5 million Group 1 Neds Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield in a fortnight’s time.

Arcaded was one of three Godolphin fillies lining up on Saturday alongside stablemate Picarones, who hit the line well for fourth.

“Once again Damian just got a lovely rhythm and flow through the race with this filly, so he was able to unleash that punch that she has, and she put them away in good style,” Godolphin stable representative Sean Keogh said of Arcaded’s efforts.

When asked on the step up to the 1200m, Keogh was undeniably confident.

“That’s two starts and two wins now. She’s a really good filly and there’s no doubts in our mind at the moment.”

Arcaded has firmed from $26.00 into $11.00 in the all-in 2021 Blue Diamond Stakes betting market, at Ladbrokes.com.au, while stablemate Picarones remains a $51.00 shot.

Saturday’s second place-getter Wolves can be found at $67.00.

All-In Blue Diamond Stakes odds courtesy of Ladbrokes.com.au can be viewed here. 

2021 Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 5 ARCADED James Cummings Damian Lane 7 56kg $2.70F
2 7 SCORCHED EARTH John Moloney Mark Zahra 2.5L 5 56kg $13
3 10 WOLVES Greg Eurell Jye McNeil 4.25L 1 56kg $17
4 1 PICARONES James Cummings Damien Oliver 4.45L 10 56kg $10
5 12 GINIBI Gemma Rielly Joe Bowditch 4.85L 12 56kg $101
6 4 TEMPEST CHARM Robbie Griffiths & Mathew de Kock Michael Walker 5.35L 9 56kg $26
7 11 CALIPER Ken & Kasey Keys Craig Williams 6.1L 11 56kg $61
8 8 DECENT RAINE Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 6.2L 2 56kg $8.50
9 6 BIRD OF DUBAI Phillip Stokes Daniel Stackhouse 6.4L 3 56kg $14
10 9 LADY AUDREY Michael Moroney Ms Jamie Kah 6.5L 8 56kg $18
11 2 TELLURIDE James Cummings Glen Boss 7.5L 4 56kg $12
12 3 TAYLA’S MOMENT Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Daniel Moor 9.5L 6 56kg $6.50

Table Credit: Racing Australia. 

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2021 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Sandown Guineas 2020 Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field & Odds Update: Avilius Firming Favourite

Despite a last start failure in the Melbourne Cup the Godolphin-raced Avilius...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oli...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oliver Rides Sixth Winner on Personal

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his sixth success in the 162nd running of the...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020:...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020: Personal Wins The Oaks

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day continues the racing action of the Melbourne Cup...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Fleming...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival takes place at Flemington Racecourse...

Horse Racing Today

2021 Australian Cup Odds Firm ...

Randwick Guineas Target for Un...

Randwick Guineas Target for Unbeaten Hobartville Stakes 2021 Winner Aegon

Undefeated Kiwi raider Aegon stamped himself as a proper racehorse in his down...

Blue Diamond Stakes 2021 Resul...

Blue Diamond Stakes 2021 Results: Artorius Scores Upset Win

The Anthony & Sam Freedman-trained Flying Artie colt Artorius was able to...

2021 Futurity Stakes Winner Pr...

2021 Futurity Stakes Winner Probabeel Beats Arcadia Queen Ahead of All-Star Mile

Two brilliant mares battled it out in an outstanding edition of the 2021...

Silver Slipper Stakes Results:...

Silver Slipper Stakes Results: Winner Home Affairs Firms in Golden Slipper Betting

Home Affairs is into the $3.5 million Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m) next month...

Race Results

2021 Australian Cup Odds Firm on Peter Young Winner Paradee

2021 Oakleigh Plate Results: Portland Sky, Celebrity Queen Win in Dead Heat

Randwick Guineas Target for Unbeaten Hobartville Stakes 2021 Winner Aegon

Blue Diamond Stakes 2021 Results: Artorius Scores Upset Win

2021 Futurity Stakes Winner Probabeel Beats Arcadia Queen Ahead of All-Star Mile

Race Previews

2021 Australian Guineas Field & Betting: Zou Dancer Takes On Tagaloa

Dame Giselle Favourite in Bumper 2021 Surround Stakes Field & Betting Market

2021 Chipping Norton Stakes Field & Odds: Verry Elleegant Tipped to Beat Colette

Arcadia Queen Heads 2021 All-Star Mile Top 10 Voted Horses

2021 Hobartville Stakes Field & Betting Update: Aegon, Peltzer Battle For Top Spot

Fields & Form

2021 Australian Guineas Field & Betting: Zou Dancer Takes On Tagaloa

Dame Giselle Favourite in Bumper 2021 Surround Stakes Field & Betting Market

2021 Chipping Norton Stakes Field & Odds: Verry Elleegant Tipped to Beat Colette

2021 Blue Diamond Stakes Day: Caulfield Scratchings & Track Report

2021 Hobartville Stakes Field & Betting Update: Aegon, Peltzer Battle For Top Spot