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Let's Elope Stakes

The Let’s Elope Stakes is a VRC Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race for mares aged 4 years old and upwards, over a distance of 1400m.

It is held annually at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. In 1994 the race was re-named in honour of the former champion and Melbourne Cup winner, Let's Elope.

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Race history

  • 1987 onwards held over 1400m.
  • 1987 – 2004 was a Listed Race.
  • 2005 - 2008 was a Group 3 race.
  • 2009 Elevated to a Group 2 race.
  • 1987 - 1993 the race was known as the ‘Milady Stakes’
  • 1994 onwards the race has been called the ‘Let’s Elope Stakes’.

The winners

  • 2009 - Cats Whisker [1]
  • 2008 - Mimi Lebrock [2]
  • 2007 - Devil Moon [3]
  • 2006 - Rewaaya
  • 2005 - Dea
  • 2004 - Beautiful Gem
  • 2003 - Ain’t Seen Nothin’
  • 2002 - Purple Groove
  • 2001 - Flushed
  • 2000 - Tickle My
  • 1999 - Zapeace
  • 1998 - Skyrocket
  • 1997 - Derobe
  • 1996 - Rose Of Portland
  • 1995 - Tolanda
  • 1994 - Amuse Us
  • 1993 - Rose of Marizza
  • 1992 - Mannerism
  • 1991 - Shavano Miss
  • 1990 - Natural Wonder
  • 1989 - Rancheetah
  • 1988 - Riva Gleam
  • 1987 - Take My Picture

See also

References





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