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Diamond King

Owner: Cash is King LLC, D. J. Stable LLC and LC Racing LLC
Trainer: John Servis
Jockey: Javier Castellano



2018 Xpressbet Federico Tesio Replay

Get to Know Diamond King

Sire: Quality Road (Elusive Quality)
Dam: Akron Moon (Malibu Moon)
Foaled: April 10, 2015
Breeder: JSM Equine, LLC

Starts: 6
Wins: 4
Seconds: 0
Thirds: 1
Earnings: $222,600

Bettors’ Edge

By Jeremy Plonk

Diamond King: The connections of Afleet Alex and Smarty Jones join forces here more than a decade later looking for a Preakness renaissance for owner Cash Is King Stable and trainer John Servis. The Federico Tesio Stakes winner had a decided class edge in his “Win & You’re In” prep for the Preakness, but now will be the one on the rise. A winner from 5 ½ furlongs to 1-1/8 miles, he’s got sustainable early speed that will put him in the mix early and we will see how far he can last. With potential Preakness pace pressure from Justify, Quip, Sporting Chance and perhaps others, that makes his upset chances reduced, given his running style.

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4.21.2018:

Diamond King Sparkles in Xpressbet Federico Tesio Stakes

LAUREL, MD – It’s likely on to the 143rd Preakness Stakes (G1) next month for Cash is King, D.J. Stable and LC Racing’s Diamond King after the 3-year-old put away unbeaten stakes winner Noble ...

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Diamond King Race History

Date Race Track Finish
April 21, 2018 Federico Tesio Stakes Laurel Park 1st
February 3, 2018 Swale Stakes (G3) Gulfstream Park 3rd
December 30, 2017 Heft Stakes Laurel Park 1st
November 25, 2017 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (G2) Churchill Downs DNF
October 22, 2017 Allowance Parx Racing 1st
September 23, 2017 Maiden Parx Racing 1st

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