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Blue Diamond Stakes

The Blue Diamond Stakes is a Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for two year olds, at set weights, run over 1200 metres at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The race was first run in 1971[1] and is Victoria's richest two year old race with total prizemoney of AUD$1.0 million. The Group 3 Blue Diamond Prelude C&G and Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies are lead up races to the Blue Diamond Stakes.

In 2008, with his victory on the David Hayes trained Reaan. jockey Dwane Dunn achieved the rare feat of winning his fourth consecutive Blue Diamond Stakes.[2]

The winners

  • 2010 - Star Witness [3]
  • 2009 - Reward For Effort [4]
  • 2008 - Reaan [5]
  • 2007 - Sleek Chassis [6]
  • 2006 - Nadeem [7]
  • 2005 - Undoubtedly [8]
  • 2002 - Bel Esprit [11]
  • 2001 - True Jewels [12]
  • 2000 - Road To Success [13]
  • 1998 - Danelagh
  • 1997 - Knowledge
  • 1996 - Paint
  • 1995 - Principality
  • 1994 - Hurricane Sky
  • 1993 - Lady Jakeo
  • 1992 - Riva Diva

  • 1991 - Canonise
  • 1990 - Mahaasin
  • 1989 - Courtza
  • 1988 - Zeditave
  • 1987 - Midnight Fever
  • 1986 - Bounding Away
  • 1985 - Let's Get Physical
  • 1984 - Street Cafe
  • 1983 - Love A Show
  • 1982 - Rancher
  • 1981 - Black Shoes
  • 1980 - Aare
  • 1979 - Star Shower
  • 1977 - Blazing Saddles
  • 1976 - Out Of Danger
  • 1975 - Lord Dudley
  • 1974 - Forina
  • 1973 - New Gleam
  • 1972 - John's Hope
  • 1971 - Tolerance

¹Roedean 1st, later disqualified for returning a positive swab

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