2015 Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival: Blue Diamond Stakes
February 25, 2015 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, the Caulfield Racecourse in Victoria, Australia will host the annual Blue Diamond Stakes. The Group 1 race is for two-year olds at set weights and will run over 1200 meters of the racetrack.

The Blue Diamond Stakes will have total prize money of A$1,000,000. The race winner will pocket A$600,000 and A$15,000 trophy. Other notable races that will be held at Caulfield Racecourse are the Futurity Stakes and Oakleigh Plate.

A total of 15 race horses will vie for the Blue Diamond Stakes. Leading the pack is Robert Smerdon-trained Fontiton. The unbeaten filly drew gate one and has impressed racing aficionados in after her superb win at Cox Plate Day and the Blue Diamond prelude race.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Fontiton as the favorite to win the Blue Diamond Stakes on Saturday. Among Fontiton's worthy challenger are Pride of Dubai, Lake Geneva, Sampeah and Flamboyant Lass.


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