Let’s Elope Stakes sets the stage for WA star’s Flemington debut

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Amelia's Jewel

In a much-anticipated Flemington debut, Amelia's Jewel is poised to take centre stage as a short-priced favourite in the Group 2 Let's Elope Stakes (1400m) this Saturday.

The four-year-old West Australian sensation arrives with a near-impeccable track record, boasting an impressive of seven victories from just nine career starts.

Her journey includes a triumphant run in the Group 1 Northerly Stakes (1800m) on December 3 last year, followed by a valiant showing in (1200m) on April 15, where victory narrowly eluded her.

The journey interstate lays the foundation for potential tilts at the Golden Eagle (1500m) and Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m).

Among the 14 gallopers slated to vie for top honours, nine are having their first runs for the spring, setting the stage for an intriguing showdown.

Foxy Frida and emerge as notable contenders; was the performer in the Group 3 Cockram Stakes (1200m); and enters the fray with the of being in her third race of the season, offering a potential fitness edge over key rivals.

Torgene is poised to make a striking return from Sydney, while the Group 1-placed brings with her the memory of a spectacular performance in the Group 1 Classic on March 3.

Race enthusiasts can anticipate an electrifying showdown as the 2023 Let's Elope Stakes takes the spotlight as the eighth race on Flemington's stellar program this Saturday, with a scheduled start time of 4:20pm AEST.

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