Blue Diamond Stakes 2019
Group 1 $1,500,000 Blue Diamond Stakes
Caulfield, Saturday 23 February 2019
On Saturday 23 February Melbourne Racing tips takes us to the Blue Diamond Stakes which is a Group 1 race for two-year-olds held at Caulfield racecourse during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. It is Victoria’s premier 2 year old race over a distance of 1200 metres and is worth $1.5 million in prize money and will be the focus of our Saturday Racing tips for the big day. Horses that run well in the Blue Diamond for the quality two year old races will then look to head the Golden Slipper Stakes which is a major focus of our Sydney Racing tips as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
Blue Diamond Stakes day is Caulfield racecourse’s premier race day of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. It is the main focus of our expert Melbourne Racing tips analyst Pete Brinky for the day however Caulfield racecourse also features Group 1 races Futurity Stakes and the Oakleigh Plate for what will be a super day of Saturday Racing tips.
The Blue Diamond Prelude for the colts and geldings and fillies held two weeks prior the Blue Diamond remain critical indicator races and Lyre was a 23-1 winner of the fillies race in 2019 but we were taken by the run of third place getter Athiri trained by James Cummings. The Colts and Geldings prelude was taken out by favourite I Am Immortal.
The Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield racecourse has become in many ways the prelude to the Golden Slipper the two year old race for our Sydney Racing tips in the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival but is still a very important race. Horses that run well in the Blue Diamond Stakes will logically head north for the big Sydney Carnival.
Melbourne Racing tips Blue Diamond Stakes odds market –
$3.90 Loving Gaby
$8.00 Brooklyn Hustle, Shotmaker
$10.00 Catch Me, Hawker Hurricane,
$13.00 Bella Rosa, Hawker Hurricane, Vinicunia
$16.00 Free of Debt, Andrassay Avenue
$18.00 All other runners