Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) Race Information

The Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) is an 1100 metre set weights race for two-year-old colts and geldings run by the Melbourne Racing Club in February. It is run at Caulfield on CF Orr Stakes Day as part of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1100 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 2YO colts & geldings
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Saturday 6 February 2021

Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) Race History

See the 2021 Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) Preview and Results.

It was first run in 1982.

History coming soon.

Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) Facts

Fastest time (1100m): Beneteau (2010) 1:02:5

Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) & Blue Diamond Stakes: Written By (2018); Sepoy (2011); Bel Esprit (2002); Let’s Get Physical (1985); Rancher (1982).

Blue Diamond Prelude & Golden Slipper: Prowl (1998); Flying Spur (1995); Danzero (1992).

Interesting trivia: 2001 winner Lonhro was named the 2003-04 Australia’s Champion Racehorse. In 1993 Rory was first past the post but lost on protest to Alacqua.

Past winners of the Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G)

Winners of past Blue Diamond Prelude (C&G) include Written By (2018), Flying Artie (2016),  Sepoy (2011) and Lonhro (2001).

Year Winner Second Third
2021 General Beau Anamoe Jigsaw
2020 Hanseatic Rulership Rathlin
2019 I Am Immortal Shotmaker Hawker Hurricane
2018 Written By Plague Stone Native Soldier
2017 Property Pariah Wait For No One