Group One Blue Diamond field and barrier draw

Kinky Boom one of the Blue Diamond favourites.

A capacity field of 16 plus four emergencies has been declared for the Group One Blue Diamond Stakes for two-year-olds at Caulfield.

The Lindsay Park stable of co-trainers David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig won the race last year with Catchy and have four runners in Saturday’s $1.5 million event with unbeaten colt Long Leaf joined by fillies Enbihaar, Ennis Hill and Qafila.

Tony McEvoy has accepted for five horses with Run Naan, Kinky Boom and Oohood making the field while Aristocratic Miss and Roobeena are among the emergencies.

The Darren Weir-trained colt Native Soldier has snared the final spot in the top 16 while the four emergencies are Aristocratic Miss, More Than Exceed, Roobeena and Melveen.

The barrier draw will be conducted later on Tuesday morning.

Full field

Race 1 – 12:00AM Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes (1200 METRES)Times displayed in local time of Race Meeting
Of $1,500,000.1st $900,000, 2nd $270,000, 3rd $135,000, 4th $67,500, 5th $37,500, 6th $30,000, 7th $30,000, 8th $30,000


No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 11×1 LONG LEAF David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Kerrin McEvoy 7 56.5kg
2 1×1 WRITTEN BY Grahame Begg Jordan Childs 18 56.5kg
3 11×35 RUN NAAN Tony McEvoy Andrew Mallyon 2 56.5kg
4 31 PRAIRIE FIRE Mick Price Mark Zahra 1 56.5kg
5 120 OLLIVANDER Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Chris Symons 3 56.5kg
6 32×2 ENCRYPTION James Cummings 15 56.5kg
7 56113 NATIVE SOLDIER Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 20 56.5kg
8 2×2 PLAGUE STONE James Cummings 6 56.5kg
9 2 GRAND SYMPHONY Robbie Griffiths Jye McNeil 5 56.5kg
10 11 ENBIHAAR David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Cory Parish 19 54.5kg
11 1 KINKY BOOM Tony McEvoy Craig Williams 14 54.5kg
12 11 LADY HORSEOWNER Greg Eurell 12 54.5kg
13 41 ENNIS HILL David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Stephen Baster 4 54.5kg
14 4×126 CROSSING THE ABBEY Tim Hughes Luke Nolen 9 54.5kg
15 14x QAFILA David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Dwayne Dunn 16 54.5kg
16 2×32 OOHOOD Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 10 54.5kg
17e 3×332 ARISTOCRATIC MISS Tony McEvoy Jamie Kah 17 54.5kg
18e 2×1 MORE THAN EXCEED (NZ) Phillip Stokes Dom Tourneur 8 56.5kg
19e 2×65 ROOBEENA Tony McEvoy 13 54.5kg
20e 61 MELVEEN Henry Dwyer Damien Thornton 11 54.5kg


Credit: AAP

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