Apart from hosting the Caulfield cup, the Caulfield racecourse situated in Melbourne, Australia is also the venue for the much awaited Blue Diamond Stakes.
This race is a group 1 event that is run over a distance of 1200 meters. The race is part of the autumn carnival that takes place in Melbourne in the month of February. It is open to all thoroughbred horses that are 2 years old. From the year 2016 the prize money of the race was raised from $1 million to $1.5 million.
The inaugural race was held in the year 1971. The Blue Diamond Stakes is set to be held on 25th February 2017 with punters able to claim these free bets on the race.