The Let’s Elope Stakes is a 1400 metre set weights plus penalties race for mares aged four year old and upward. It is run by the Victoria Racing Club at Flemington in September as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
Interesting trivia: Lee Freedman trained six winners in 12 years from 1994 to 2004.
Past winners of the Let’s Elope Stakes
Winners of past Tramway Stakes include horses that go on to win major spring races. Most winners are four and five year olds and it is not won by a mare very often. Notable winners include Happy Clapper, Hauraki, Lucia Valentina, Shaftesbury Avenue, Imposing, Wenona Girl and Amounis.