Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) Race Information

The Blue Diamond Colts and Geldings Preview is a 1000 metre set weights plus penalties race for two-year-old colts and geldings run by the Melbourne Racing Club in late January. It is held at Caulfield as part of the lead-up to Victoria’s richest two-year-old race, the Blue Diamond, in late February.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1000 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, 2YO colts & geldings
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $200,000
  • Date: Friday 26 January 2024

Blue Diamond Colts & Geldings Preview Race History

See the 2024 Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) Preview and results.

See the 2023 Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) Preview and results.

See the 2022 Blue Diamond Preview (C&G) Preview and results.

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

Coming soon.

Useful Facts

Fastest time (1000m): Kaphero (2006) 0:55:82

Blue Diamond C&G Preview & Blue Diamond Stakes: Sepoy (2011); Reaan (2008); Bel Esprit (2002); Knowledge (1997); Zeditave (1988); Midnight Fever (1987).

Interesting trivia: In 1987 there was a dead-heat for the win of Midnight Fever and Change Of Habit.

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

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

Year Winner Second Third
2024 High Octane Holmes a Court Innervisions
2023 The Instructor Corniche Scorsese
2022 Daumier Rampant Lion Philosopher
2021 General Beau Extreme Warrior Gulf Of Suez
2020 Hanseatic Glenfiddich Fixated
2019 I Am Immortal Microphone Alburq
2018 Long Leaf Ollivander Run Naan
2017 Property Azazel Indernile
2016 Cohesion Capannello El Venetian
2015 Burnstone Top Me Up Kirabo
2014 Mohave Cornrow Ducal Castle
2013 Dissident Kuroshio Thermal Current
2012 The Travelling Man No Smoken Timely Truce
2011 Sepoy Grand Britannia Golden Archer
2010 Innocent Gamble Marmaa Pellizotti
2009 Reward For Effort Rarefied Bonbay Sling
2008 Reaan Detroit Tiger Palzago
2007 Cecconi Classic Brom Encosta Don
2006 Kapphero Snort Noble Champion
2005 Danger Looms Line Account Seidnazar
2004 Sanziro Danaurum Liege
2003 Murphy’s Blu Boy Neo Ra Sun
2002 Bel Esprit C’est Le Reve Tom Coureuse
2001 Sheraton Ruby’s Jester Cafe Strip
2000 Toorak Thunder Jestarella Boy Hurricane Fighter