On a big day for Andrew Balding, Bye Bye Hong Kong can land the Investec Diomed
| Century Dream ridden by William Buick (green silks) coming home to win the Investec Diomed
Tullius was fourth to Arod in the Diomed
last year before going to land the Group Two York Stakes on the Knavesmire.
Gregorian is owned by Princess Haya Bint Hussain, wife of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, whose Godolphin stable won the Diomed
in 1998 with Intikhab.
Andrew Balding's fiveyear-old was a Group Three winner over a mile last season and struck at the same level over nine furlongs in the Diomed
Stakes at Epsom in June.
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Vnus originally filed suit against AngioDynamics, Vascular Solutions and Diomed
in 2005 and a trial had been scheduled to begin on June 23.
The John Quinn-trained Blythe Knight can win the Juddmonte Diomed
Stakes for the second successive year.
The patent infringement lawsuit brought by VNUS against three endovenous laser competitors, Diomed
, AngioDynamics and Vascular Solutions, had been scheduled to go to trial on June 23.
The Queensbury, NY-based company achieved the net income gain and record cash flow despite agreeing to pay $7 million in cash to now-bankrupt rival Diomed
to settle a patent infringement lawsuit that bounced around federal court for more than four years.
Dual-purpose maestro John Quinn struck again on the big occasion as Blythe Knight (4-1) held off 4-5 favourite Blue Ksar in the Group Three Vodafone Diomed
JOHN HILLS will start Dark Islander off in the Vodafone Diomed
Stakes on Derby day at Epsom.