Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude 2019

Saturday February 9, 2019

Ladbrokes Tip: The Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude form has held up in the Group 1 Blue Diamond plenty in recent years

The Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude is one of three Group 2 support races one of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival’s earliest and biggest meetings – Ladbrokes C.F. Orr Stakes Day. The meeting runs at Caulfield Racecourse on a Saturday in mid-February each year and is headlined by the Group 1 C.F. Orr Stakes (1400m).

Recently upgraded from a Group 3 to a Group 2 event, the Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude is also a highlight on the bill and offers $200,000 in total prize money. A set weights race open only to two-year-old fillies, the Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude is run over 1100m on the same day as the Group 3 Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Prelude for the boys.

It is obviously a traditional lead-up to the classic Group 1 $1.5 million Ladbrokes-sponsored Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) back at the track a fortnight later and the double was recently completed by Catchy (2017), Earthquake (2014) and Samaready (2012).

The latest edition of the Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude takes place on Saturday February 9, 2019 .

2019 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Results

  • 1st: Lyre
  • 2nd: Vinicunca
  • 3rd: Athiri

Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) Race Info

  • Date: Saturday February 9, 2019
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Distance: 1100m
  • Conditions: Set Weights – 2YO Fillies
  • Status: Group 2
  • Prize Money: $200,000
  • First Run: 1982

2019 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Results

The official Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude Results for the fillies’ race will be known on Saturday February 9, 2019 and published in full below.

Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Betting

Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude betting markets open after the final acceptances are out on the Wednesday before the race runs on CF Orr Stakes Day, the opening Group 1 race meeting of the Melbourne Festival of Racing each autumn.

The fillies that ran well in the Blue Diamond Fillies Preview the month before over 100m less at Caulfield usually dominated the Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) odds. The Blue Diamond Fillies Preview – Prelude double was most recently achieved by Fontiton (2015).

The results of the Prelude always have an impact on the upcoming Blue Diamond Stakes odds as well and the double is a popular one with punters each year.

2019 Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) Odds

The updated Blue Diamond Prelude 2019 odds for the Group 2 fillies’ edition will be available below once markets are released.

Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Field

Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude odds open at Ladbrokes

Earthquake (2014) took out the Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude – Blue Diamond Stakes double. Photo Credit: Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude field attracts the best young female sprinters getting about for the season. The majority of the two-year-old fillies in the mix are looking to back-up two weeks later in the Blue Diamond Stakes over 100m further, and most come off an earlier autumn run in the Group 3 Blue Diamond Fillies Preview (1000m) in late January.

If not the Blue Diamond Preview, the fillies lining-up in the Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) field are first-up for the season or perhaps are even on debut. The Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude nominations are taken the Monday before the race runs on the Saturday with the final field and barrier draw out on the Wednesday.

2019 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Field

The Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) final field and barrier draw for 2019 will be released on the Wednesday before CF Orr Stakes Day and published below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 1×1 CATCH ME Peter & Paul Snowden Mark Zahra 3 55.5kg 80
2 1x VINICUNCA Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Stephen Baster 16 55.5kg 74
3 617 MOVIE ROLE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 14 55.5kg 68
4 2×1 LANKAN STAR David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Damien Oliver 4 55.5kg 68
5 1x ATHIRI James Cummings James McDonald 8 55.5kg 68
6 1x BROOKLYN HUSTLE Jason Warren Ben Melham 11 55.5kg 70
7 1x PELICAN (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Luke Nolen 6 55.5kg 65
8 51 LYRE Anthony Freedman Damian Lane 12 55.5kg 63
9 3 BEACH CLUB Archie Alexander Jordan Childs 2 55.5kg 61
10 2 SENSITIVITY Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Dwayne Dunn 1 55.5kg 61
11 5 AMARULA QUEEN Russell & Scott Cameron James Winks 9 55.5kg 60
12 FAWWAZA Mick Price Michael Dee 5 55.5kg
13 INDISCRETION Phillip Stokes Luke Currie 15 55.5kg
14 MISS ELENA Robbie Griffiths Jye McNeil 13 55.5kg
15 MONEEFA Mick Price Beau Mertens 10 55.5kg
16 PRESENTLY Ken Keys Ben Allen (a) 7 55.5kg

2019 Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Nominations

The early Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Nominations close the Monday of race week and will be published in full below once announced by Racing Victoria.

No. Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp Rating
1 5 AMARULA QUEEN F 2 Russell & Scott Cameron 60
2 1×5 ANAHEED F 2 Peter & Paul Snowden 68
3 ASSUMING F 2 Tim Hughes
4 1x ATHIRI F 2 James Cummings 68
5 3 BEACH CLUB F 2 Archie Alexander 61
6 22×6 BISCARA F 2 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 68
7 1x BROOKLYN HUSTLE F 2 Jason Warren 70
8 1×1 CATCH ME F 2 Peter & Paul Snowden 80
9 5x FACT OR FABLE F 2 Robbie Griffiths
10 FAWWAZA F 2 Mick Price
11 INDISCRETION F 2 Phillip Stokes
12 2×1 LANKAN STAR F 2 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 68
13 51 LYRE F 2 Anthony Freedman 63
14 MISS ELENA F 2 Robbie Griffiths
15 MONEEFA F 2 Mick Price
16 617 MOVIE ROLE F 2 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 68
17 1x PELICAN (NZ) F 2 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 65
18 PRESENTLY F 2 Ken Keys
19 2 SENSITIVITY F 2 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 61
20 1 SIZZLEFLY F 2 Phillip Stokes 65
21 1x VINICUNCA F 2 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott 74

Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Tips

Looking for the fillies that ran well in the BD Preview earlier in the autumn or that come off a good trial ahead of a new season return are good Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude tips. Favourites also have a strong strike-rate in the race so looking for fillies at single figures in the markets that are proven in Melbourne are other Blue Diamond Prelude betting tips to take.

2019 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Tips

Our insider Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude Tips for Fillies in 2019 will be published below the week of the race so stay tuned.

  • 1st: #1 Catch Me
  • 2nd: #5 Athiri
  • 3rd: #6 Brooklyn Hustle

Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Form Guide

The Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies form guide features all the must-know information for punters including the jockeys, trainers, barriers and lead-up runs of all the juveniles in the field. Looking for the fillies dominant in betting, drawn an inside alley and coming off a nice lead-up in a race like the Blue Diamond Preview are all important form-wise.

The Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude form has also stacked up plenty of times in the subsequent Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) in recent years. In 2014 Earthquake wont he BD Prelude – BD Stakes double before a second to Mossfun two runs later in the Group 1 Golden Slipper (1200m) in Sydney. The latest filly to do the Blue Diamond Prelude – Blue Diamond Stakes double though was Catchy for the David Hayes-led Lindsay Park stable in 2017.

Guelph (2013) also won the Blue Diamond Prelude and later in the season won the Group 1 ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) – Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) double at Royal Randwick Racecourse.

2019 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Form Guide

A link to our comprehensive Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Prelude (Fillies) 2019 Form Guide will be available below the week of the race.

Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Results

The Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude results have been dominated by single-figure hopes in recent years. Notable Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude winners over the past decade include Catchy (2017), Earthquake (2014), Guelph (2013) and Samaready (2012).

Blue Diamond Fillies Prelude Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2019 Lyre Vinicunca Athiri 1:04.39
2018 Enbihaar Oohood Seabrook 1:05.22
2017 Catchy Limestone Arctic Angel 1:03.64
2016 Samara Dancer Concealer Miss Nymeria 1:03.1
2015 Fontiton Miss Gidget Flamboyant Lass 1:02.8
2014 Earthquake Eloping Lumosty 1:03.7
2013 Guelph Montsegur Godiva Rock 1:03.8
2012 Samaready Formidable Sweetener 1:03.3
2011 One Last Dance Glissade Hallowell Belle 1:03.6
2010 Psychologist She’s Got Gears Jalsah 1:02.6
2009 Rostova Corsaire Rose Darmore 1.04:5
2008 Believe’n’succeed Sugar Babe Burgeis 1:03.7
2007 Camarilla Belcentra Behind 1:03.7
2006 Nediym’s Glow Satin Robes Anhinga 1:03.4
2005 Doubting Amarazetti Street Smart 1:04.2
2004 Alinghi Find The Cash Marie Madelaine 1:03.6
2003 Halibery Rinky Dink Gaelic Princess 1:03.2
2002 Brief Embrace Coupe Romantic Flyer 1:05.2
2001 Faiza Titanic Rose Magic Heaven 1:03.2
2000 Mannington Operettas Ponton Flyer 1:04.9