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Sepoy wins the 2011 Blue Diamond Stakes.

The Blue Diamond Stakes - what it all means

words by DANNY POWER

This year's Group 1 Sportingbet Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m), run at Caulfield on Saturday, is being touted as the best Blue Diamond run since Redoute's Choice beat Testa Rossa in 1999.

Whereas that clash was between two champion colts, this year's race is shaping as a dice between a colt, the Gerald Ryan-trained Rubick, and a filly, Sheikh Mohammed's Earthquake.

However, when you add in three other exciting colts— Jabali, Nostradamus and Chivalry—and the promising filly Nayeli, the race shapes as one that will have an significant impact on racing in the next couple of seasons.

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