Blue Diamond Stakes

Horse Racing

Earthquake the favourite for Blue Diamond Stakes after impressing in Prelude

Andrew Garvey Timekeeper cannot separate unbeaten Sydney two-year-olds Rubick and Earthquake.

Horse Racing

Jockey Brenton Avdulla chases second group 1 win in a week in Blue Diamond Stakes

Brenton Avdulla

Patrick Bartley Former Victorian apprentice and trainer Gerald Ryan will put final touches to Rubick.

Horse Racing

Mohave joins Earthquake as Darley's contenders for the Blue Diamond Stakes

Mohave

Andrew Garvey Giant Darley operation shows it will have more than one serious chance in the race.

Horse Racing

Injury puts Kerrin McEvoy in doubt for Blue Diamond Stakes

Jockey Kerrin McEvoy

Michael Sharkie The Blue Diamond Stakes has seen yet another twist with the ride on second favourite Earthquake potentially up for grabs if scans show jockey Kerrin McEvoy has sustained serious knee damage in a fall...

Horse Racing

Mark Kavanagh makes gear changes for Chivalry in Blue Diamond Stakes

Chivalry and Marc Murphy.

Patrick Bartley Mark Kavanagh has waited until just days before Chivalry faces his most important race challenge to announce a critical number of gear changes for the colt.

Horse Racing

Mark Kavanagh targets Blue Diamond Stakes with Chivalry

Andrew Garvey Chivalry overcomes a troubled passage in running to win the Moonee Valley Plate.

Racing

Draw the only barrier to Earthquake starting in red in Golden Slipper

Hard to beat: Earthquake confirmed her Golden Slipper credentials with a convincing win in the Blue Diamond Stakes on February 22.

Chris Roots Golden Slipper favourite Earthquake is already odds-on in some betting markets as bookmakers attempt to find ways the Darley filly with the perfect record can be beaten in the world's richest...

Horse Racing

Wide draw for Earthquake in Slipper

The one to beat: Golden Slipper favourite Earthquake wins the Blue Diamond at Caulfield last month.

Golden Slipper favourite Earthquake has drawn a wide gate for the $3.5 million race.

Horse Racing

Earthquake delivers shocks

Earthquake

Chris Roots A shiver went through jockey Kerrin McEvoy when he picked up barrier 13 for Earthquake in Saturday's Golden Slipper.

Black Opal Stakes

Trainer says Headwater Country can cause an Opal boilover

Liam Birchley

David Polkinghorne Brisbane trainer Liam Birchley thinks Headwater Country's last start should be forgotten.

Black Opal Stakes 2014 at Thoroughbred Park Canberra

Join David Polkinghorne and Ben Westcott for all the racing, colour, fashion and excitement at Thoroughbred Park Canberra with the 2014 Black Opal Stakes.

Horse racing

Gerald Ryan confident his brilliant colt Rubick can win the Blue Diamond

Trainer Gerald Ryan.

Patrick Bartley Gerald Ryan has won two Blue Diamond Stakes and is confident Rubick can win him a third.

Horse racing

Malaguerra seeks great catch

A horses life.

Michael Sharkie An amazing tale of courage and bravery and a love of the sea continues its latest chapter at Caulfield on Saturday.

Horse Racing

Victoria Derby winner Polanski's career on the line after being injured at Caulfield

Patrick Bartley Robbie Laing-trained three-year-old injured during group 1 Futurity Stakes at Caulfield.

Diamonds are forever for Peter Snowden and Earthquake

Patrick Bartley An emotional embrace by the father-son training combination of Peter and Paul Snowden said it all after star filly Earthquake raced away with Saturday's $1 million Blue Diamond Stakes at Caulfield.

Horse Racing

Lankan Rupee blitzes Oakleigh Plate rivals at Caulfield

Lankan Rupee

Andrew Garvey Usually at the 100-metre point of the Oakleigh Plate there are at least 10 winning chances.

Horse Racing

Fiorente is poetry in motion in winning return to racing

Fiorente

Patrick Bartley Much-heralded return of Fiorente turns out to everyone's satisfaction with a narrow, yet gritty win.

Horse Racing

Earthquake gives Snowden team another Blue Diamond

Earthquake

Patrick Bartley Darley filly remains unbeaten in three starts with a dominant Blue Diamond Stakes win at Caulfield.

Horse Racing

Return of stars Miracles Of Life, Fawkner set to bolster Flemington meeting

Miracles Of Life.

Patrick Bartley There will be plenty of interest in support card if Miracles Of Life and Fawkner make their autumn returns.

Bloodlines

Big studs back Melbourne Premier yearling sale with strong drafts

Dink

John Holloway Following the enormous success of last week's Magic Millions sale in Perth, the momentum is expected to continue at the Inglis Premier sale at Oaklands in Melbourne on Sunday.