Blue Diamond Stakes 2023 Tips, Field & Race Guide

The Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) is held at Caulfield annually and is a set weights race for two-year-old colts, geldings and fillies.

The race is worth $1.5 million in 2023 and attracts the best juveniles in the land.

Our Blue Diamond Stakes race guide will provide up to date nominations, barrier draw, tips and more information so you don’t miss out on anything to do with the 1200m two-year-old feature.

CONTENTS: Schedule | Live Stream | Bonus Bets | Tips | News | Nominations | Field & Barrier Draw | Results & Replays | Odds | History | Winners | Top 5 Winners

2023 Blue Diamond Stakes Schedule

Date February 27
Track Caulfield
Distance 1200m
Class Group 1
Race Type Set Weights
Prize Money $1.5 million
Age Two-year-olds

Blue Diamond Stakes Tips

With limited form available for the lightly-raced two-year-olds in the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield, finding the winner is no easy task.

Our experts assess all the Blue Diamond Stakes runners, their form, barrier draws, speedmap and more to help come up with our betting pointers and 2023 tips to help you back the winner.

Our expert tipsters will provide their 2023 Blue Diamond Stakes tips following the barrier draw.

Latest Blue Diamond Stakes News

Blue Diamond Stakes Nominations

Nominations for the 2023 Blue Diamond Stakes takes place at 12pm on August 9, 2021.

Blue Diamond Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

The final field and barrier draw for the 2023 Blue Diamond Stakes will be released at 9:00am February 21, 2023.

Click here to see the 2023 Blue Diamond Stakes Barrier Draw trends and stats.

Below are last year’s field & barrier draw results.

No.  Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 SEMILLION Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 16 57kg
2 LOFTY STRIKE Julius Sandhu Jamie Mott 13 57kg
3 DAUMIER Anthony & Sam Freedman Mark Zahra 5 57kg
4 SEBONACK Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 8 57kg
5 COUNTTHEHEADLIGHTS Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Ben Allen 7 57kg
6 JACQUINOT Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Damian Lane 10 57kg
7 RAMPANT LION Peter G Moody Kerrin McEvoy 6 57kg
8 MERCHANT PRINCE Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 12 57kg
9 FLASHING STEEL Annabel Neasham Brodie Loy 2 57kg
10 HAFEY Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Craig Williams 14 57kg
11 REVOLUTIONARY MISS Peter & Paul Snowden Ms Jamie Kah 11 55kg
12 MISS ROSEIANO Peter Gelagotis Jordan Childs 9 55kg
13 KIKI EXPRESS Mathew Ellerton Damien Thornton 3 55kg
14 ENGLISH RIVIERA Tony & Calvin McEvoy John Allen 4 55kg
15 WALTZ ON BY Peter G Moody Blaike McDougall 1 55kg
16 SEVEN SISTERS James Cummings Fred Kersley 15 55kg

2022 Blue Diamond Stakes Results and Replay

Finish Horse Jockey Trainer Barrier Weight SP
1 Daumier Mark Zahra Anthony & Sam Freedman 5 57kg $20
2 Revolutionary Miss Ms Jamie Kah Peter & Paul Snowden 11 55kg $4.60
3 Jacquinot Damian Lane Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) 10 57kg $4.40
4 Sebonack Jye McNeil Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 8 57kg $6.50
5 Semillion Damien Oliver Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 15 57kg $21
6 English Riviera John Allen Tony & Calvin McEvoy 4 55kg $17
7 Merchant Prince Luke Nolen Peter G Moody 12 57kg $101
8 Counttheheadlights Ben Allen Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 7 57kg $21
9 Waltz On By Blaike McDougall Peter G Moody 1 55kg $16
10 Miss Roseiano Jordan Childs Peter Gelagotis 9 55kg $8
11 Rampant Lion Kerrin McEvoy Peter G Moody 6 57kg $26
12 Kiki Express Damien Thornton Mathew Ellerton 3 55kg $81
13 Hafey Craig Williams Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 13 57kg $18
14 Seven Sisters Fred Kersley James Cummings 14 55kg $26
15 Flashing Steel Brodie Loy Annabel Neasham 2 57kg $151
Lofty Strike Jamie Mott Julius Sandhu 0

See more Blue Diamond Stakes results and replays here.

Blue Diamond Stakes Betting Odds

Leading bookmakers Sportsbet, Ladbrokes, Neds, bet365 & Palmerbet have the latest 2023 Blue Diamond Stakes betting odds available.

There will be plenty of movements in the Blue Diamond Stakes betting markets in the days leading up to the race.

See the latest market below or click on the links to take you direct to the bookmakers.

Blue Diamond Stakes History

The Blue Diamond Stakes is the most prestigious race for two-year-olds on the Victorian racing calendar.

It is a Group 1 event run at Caulfield over 1200 metres under set weight conditions and carries prizemoney of $1.5 million.

Blue Diamond Stakes Day is the premier day of the Melbourne Autumn Carnival, with the Oakleigh Plate and Futurity Stakes being the other Group 1 events on the program.

The race was first run in 1971 where it was won by Tolerance. Many great horses have since won the event including Manikato (1977), Rancher (1982), Bounding Away (1986), Zedative (1988), Courtza (1989), Redoute’s Choice (1999), Alinghi (2004), Sepoy (2011), Earthquake (2014), Extreme Choice (2016), Catchy (2017) and Written By (2018).

The Blue Diamond attracts top class colts and geldings and fillies in Victoria and has lured competitive two-year-olds from over the border in South Australia and Sydney.

The genuine competitors for the Blue Diamond enjoy a couple of trials prior to the big race. The lead-up races, however, are sex orientated with the colts & geldings and fillies competing against their own sex in the Blue Diamond Previews held in late January, and then again in the Blue Diamond Preludes which are run two weeks later and two weeks prior to the Group 1 event.

The winner and sometimes placegetters of the big race usually head on to the Group 1 Golden Slipper held at Rosehill in Sydney some three weeks later.

Several horses have won the double over the years, including John’s Hope (1972), Manikato (1978), Bounding Away (1986), and Courtza (1989). Since then, the only successful dual winner has been Sepoy in 2011.

Blue Diamond Stakes Winners (Since 2000)

2022 Daumier
2021 Artorius
2020 Tagaloa
2019 Lyre
2018 Written By
2017 Catchy
2016 Extreme Choice
2015 Pride Of Dubai
2014 Earthquake
2013 Miracles Of Life
2012 Samaready
2011 Sepoy
2010 Star Witness
2009 Reward For Effort
2008 Reaan
2007 Sleek Chassis
2006 Nadeem
2005 Undoubtedly
2004 Alinghi
2003 Kusi
2002 Bel Espirit
2001 True Jewels
2000 Road To Success

Top 5 Blue Diamond Stakes Winners

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Blue Diamond Stakes Live Stream

Australia’s leading bookmaker TAB offers you the chance to watch the 2023 Blue Diamond Stakes free of charge courtesy of their Sky Racing vision.

TAB will be streaming the action from every Australian thoroughbred, greyhound and harness race live after linking up with Sky Racing to broadcast Sky Racing 1, Sky Racing 2 and Sky Thoroughbred Central.

As well as watching every race in all three racing codes, you can also check the form and bet on them too at TAB via Desktop or the impressive App.

T&Cs Apply. Vision available for all three Sky Racing channels. Data charges may apply.

Watch the 2023 Blue Diamond Stakes with TAB.

Blue Diamond Stakes Bonus Bets

Australia’s leading bookmakers offer horse racing promotions and bonus bets every day of the week and the offers really ramp up on Saturday covering most races.

From Double Your WinningsCash Back offers and Bonus Bet Back for finishing 2nd, 3rd and even 4th, there are plenty of promos to sink your teeth into.

Racingbase hunts down all the daily bookmaker promos and bonus bets and displays them on one page with their T&C’s so you can see what is on offer.

Caulfield Racecourse: Everything You Need to Know

To read all about Caulfield Racecourse, including the history of the track and which Group 1 races will be held at Caulfield, click the button below.