News About: 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes

Jimando To Give Blue Diamond Preview At Caulfield

Jimando To Give Blue Diamond Preview At Caulfield

3 Feb, 2012

Trainer Tony McEvoy believes that Jimando will continue to stake his claim to Blue Diamond Stakes favouritism when he competes in the Listed Emirates Airlines Stakes at Caulfield tomorrow.

Jimando won his only race start this far when running in the Listed Inglis Debutante Stakes last October, which he won by three and a half …

Highest Blue Diamond Stakes Third Declarations In Half A Decade

Highest Blue Diamond Stakes Third Declarations In Half A Decade

1 Feb, 2012

The highest number of third declarations in five years has been taken for the $1 million Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on February 25.

A total of 64 two-year-olds have accepted for the third round of declarations, which is one horse more than last year’s 63.

As expected, last start Blue Diamond Preview winner …

Blue Diamond Joy Could Await MRC Members

Blue Diamond Joy Could Await MRC Members

24 Jan, 2012

In a trend that’s becoming popular with racing clubs across the country members of the Melbourne Racing Club are anxiously anticipating the Blue Diamond campaign of Member’s Joy.

The two year old is trained by Robert Smerdon and is owned by the members of the club to give them a sense of being more involved …

Danny’s Boy To Prove Blue Diamond Worth

Danny’s Boy To Prove Blue Diamond Worth

23 Jan, 2012

Danny O’Brien feels that his Blue Diamond hopes will either be confirmed or rejected as soon as this Thursday in the Blue Diamond Preview at Caulfield.

The trainer has exciting colt Cambiaso entered in the race and says that despite the improvement he’ll gain over the next month if he doesn’t perform this week the …

Only One Waterhouse For Blue Diamond

Only One Waterhouse For Blue Diamond

20 Jan, 2012

Beware the backers of Raceway for the 2012 Blue Diamond Stakes, trainer Gai Waterhouse says her stable will only have one entrant in the race and it may not be him.

Raceway is currently a $4 favourite for the event but it’s stable mate No Looking Back at $15 that could be the better option.…

No Looking Back’s Owner Calls For Magic Millions Protest Review

No Looking Back’s Owner Calls For Magic Millions Protest Review

17 Jan, 2012

Three days after experiencing one of the most heartbreaking moments of his life, co-owner Luke Henderson is yet to come to terms with his Magic Millions 2YO Classic loss.

No Looking Back lost the $2 million race on a protest lodged by Driefontein’s rider Tommy Berry.

The young filly was deemed to have caused major …

Lucky owners formidable opponents

Lucky owners formidable opponents

14 Jan, 2012

For some owners it takes years to get a winner while for others it’s as easy as shelling peas.

Happily, Barrie and Midge Griffiths fit into the latter category.

Celebrating their 47th wedding anniversary, their two-year-old first-starter Formidable made it a special day when winning unexpectedly in the Better Beyond Plate (1000m) at Flemington today.…

Raceway Dubbed As Blue Diamond Stakes Chance

Raceway Dubbed As Blue Diamond Stakes Chance

9 Jan, 2012

Two-year-old Raceway has earned himself a shot at the Blue Diamond Series in Melbourne next month after winning his debut start last Saturday.

The promising young gelding won the Warwick Farm 100 Club Plate for two-year-olds by an impressive four lengths, despite being visibly green.

Trainer Gai Waterhouse was thrilled with Raceway’s first attempt on …