Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies

Looking for info on this year’s Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies, Caulfield Racecourse

Run over 1,100 metres in February, the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies is a fantastic starting race for fillies who are beginning to carve out their careers.

Starting out as a Listed Race, this race was upgraded to Group 2 in 2014, and has been a Group 2 race from 2015 onwards.

This race is a lead up to the Blue Diamond Stakes, one of the biggest races of the Autumn Racing Carnival.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies 2020 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, February 8th, 2020
  • Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,100 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Set weights (55.5 kg)
  • Qualification: Two year olds (fillies only)
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 2
  • Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
  • Prize Purse: $200,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1982

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Betting

There are many different ways to bet on the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

Bet Type How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.
Quinella Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies, in order to win the Quinella.
Exacta Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies to win the First 4.
Quadrella Bet (Quaddie) You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies

  1. Log in at neds.com.au
  2. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  3. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  4. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies 2020 Odds

Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2018 edition of the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies here. 

(Please note that the odds below are from 17/12/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds
TBC TBC TBC

Which Horse Will Win The Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies

The best way to pick who will win the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.

Additional factors to take into considerations are as follows:

  • Quick Lap – This race favors sprinting types. Find a filly that is capable of eating up the shorter distances.
  • Best Lead Up – The Blue Diamond Preview (F), taking place at Caulfield a couple of weeks earlier, at a distance of 1,000 metres, is your best predictor of this race.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Favourites

Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2, TBA #3 and TBA #4.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies 2020 Field

The field limit is 16. Once nominations have been released, we will display the most likely runners in the table below.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies 2019 Tips

Favourite: TBC.

Best Bet: TBC.

Best Roughie: TBC.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 8th of February, 2020.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Barrier Draw

The 2020 Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Nominations

Nominations close at 12:00 PM on Monday, the 3rd of February, 2020.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Weights

Set weights apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4:00 PM on Monday, the 3rd of February, 2020.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on the 5th of February, 2020.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 5th of February, 2020.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Prize Money

The Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies prize purse is worth $200,000 in total, distributed from places first through eighth. The race carries a $10,000 SUPER VOBIS bonus for qualified horses.

Place Prize Money
1st $120,000
2nd $36,000
3rd $18,000
4th $9,000
5th $5,000
6th $4,000
7th $4,000
8th $4,000

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Race Number

The Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies is race number 2 on the 8th of January, 2020. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Form Guide

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check our full form guide closer to race day to see if the form guide for 2019’s Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies has been released.

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Live

You can watch or listen to the 2019 Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies live, across the following mediums.

Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)

Radio: Radio Sport National

Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies Winners

Winners of the Blue Diamond Prelude Fillies for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. 

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2019 Lyre Anthony Freedman Damian Lane 55.5 kgs 1:04.39
2018 Enbihaar David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Stephen Baster 55.5 kgs 1:05.22
2017 Catchy David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 55.5 kgs 1:03.64
2016 Samara Dancer Phillip Stokes Dom Tourneur 55.5 kgs 1:03.11
2015 Fontiton Robert Smerdon Mark Zahra 55.5 kgs 1:02.83
2014 Earthquake Peter Snowden Damian Browne 55.5 kgs 1:03.71
2013 Guelph Peter Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 55.5 kgs 1:03.88
2012 Samaready Mick Price Craig Newitt 55.5 kgs 1:03.38
2011 One Last Dance Peter Moody Luke Nolen 55.5 kgs 1:03.66
2010 Psychologist Tony Vasil Mark Zahra 55.5 kgs 1:02.67
2009 Rostova Steve Richards Steven King 55.5 kgs 1:04.54
2008 Believe’n’succeed Mark Kavanagh Stephen Baster 55.5 kgs 1:03.70
2007 Camarilla John Hawkes Blake Shinn 55.5 kgs 1:03.79
2006 Nediym’s Glow Mathew Ellerton Noel Callow 55.5 kgs 1:03.40
2005 Doubting Mick Price Danny Nikolic 55.5 kgs 1:04.28
2004 Alinghi Lee Freedman Damien Oliver 55.5 kgs 1:03.68
2003 Halibery Mick Price Damien Oliver 55.5 kgs 1:03.29
2002 Brief Embrace Peter Moody Kerrin McEvoy 55.5 kgs 1:05.21
2001 Faiza John Hawkes Brett Prebble 55.5 kgs 1:03.24