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Property Supplemented For Diamond
Owner David Price yesterday paid the $55,000 late entry fee for smart 2YO colt Property (Starcraft-Opalize, by Anabaa) to take his place in Saturday's $1.5 million Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield, reports ANZ Bloodstock News. The Robert Smerdon-trained juvenile has impressed winning 2 of his 3 starts to date, including traditional lead-ups the Gr3 Blue Diamond Prelude (1100m) and Listed Blue Diamond Preview (1000m). “He had to win the Prelude to warrant going on and he has done that so he earned his chance,” Smerdon said. “And that’s what we’re doing, rolling the dice. Barriers and run of the race are going to separate a lot of these horses. There’s not much between half a dozen of them, so we need a barrier and we need a good run.” The Blue Diamond barrier draw will be conducted today.