Blue Diamond Field and Barrier Draw

Tara Madgwick - Wednesday February 21

The Group I MRC Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) this Saturday is the first G1 of the season for the two year-olds and will test the form of Sydney vs Melbourne and also the Magic Millions with Spywire an acceptor.

Unbeaten colt Coleman will be looking to put his first season sire Pierata well and truly on the map - image Grant Courtney

Unbeaten colts Bodyguard and Coleman have drawn next to each other in six and seven, while Lady of Camelot has also drawn well in gate four.

First season sires have a strong hand with the following all having runners: Pierata, Cosmic Force, Exceedance, Royal Meeting (IRE) and Microphone.

No – Horse (Sire)– Trainer – Jockey – Barrier – Weight

1 – RUE DE ROYALE (Per Incanto (IRE)– Tony & Calvin McEvoy – Chad Schofield – 17 – 57kg


2 – SPYWIRE (Trapeze Artist)– Ciaron Maher – John Allen – 18 – 57kg

3 – BODYGUARD (I Am Invincible)– Peter & Paul Snowden – Mark Zahra – 6 – 57kg

4 – COLEMAN (Pierata)– Matt Laurie – Ben Melham – 7 – 57kg

5 – STAY FOCUSED (Cosmic Force)– Phillip Stokes – Daniel Stackhouse – 15 – 57kg

6 – DUBLIN DOWN (Exceedance)– Tony & Calvin McEvoy – Harry Coffey – 3 – 57kg

7 – TRAFFIC WARDEN (Street Boss (USA)– James Cummings – Craig Williams – 14 – 57kg

8 – HIGH OCTANE (Deep Field)– Peter & Paul Snowden – Blake Shinn – 10 – 57kg

9 – ZESTIMAN (Zoustar)– Ben, Will & JD Hayes – Declan Bates – 8 – 57kg

10 – FEARLESS (Pierata)– Peter & Paul Snowden – Michael Dee – 16 – 57kg

11 – HAYASUGI (Royal Meeting (IRE) – Clinton McDonald – Jamie Kah – 11 – 55kg

12 – ENEEZA (Exceed and Excel)– Peter Moody & Katherine Coleman – Damian Lane – 5 – 55kg

13 – LADY OF CAMELOT (Written Tycoon)– Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott – Adam Hyeronimus – 4 – 55kg

14 – KUROYANAGI (Written Tycoon) – Will Clarken & Niki O'Shea – Brenton Avdulla – 2 – 55kg

15 – MATISSE (Microphone)– Anthony & Sam Freedman – Luke Currie – 1 – 55kg

16 – FLYER (Exceedance)– Jason Warren – Jye McNeil – 13 – 55kg


17 – IN HER EYES (Star Witness)– Leon & Troy Corstens – Blaike McDougall – 9 – 55kg

18 – ALTERMATUM (Zoustar)– Tony & Calvin McEvoy – 12 – 55kg

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