Amelia’s Jewel New South Wales bound
Western Australia’s loss is New South Wales’s gain, as Amelia’s Jewel moves East to take on the best in the business
- 4-year-old Amelia’s Jewel heading to NSW, following successful start of career in Perth.
- Simon Miller trained mare has been prolific in Western Australia.
- Having earned nearly A$3 million in prize money, Amelia’s Jewel is heading to the Sydney racing scene.
- Successful owner-breeder Peter Walsh will oversee the move from Perth to Sydney, with big races on the horizon.
2023 was a year to remember for Amelia’s Jewel, with the Western Australian flyer producing some incredible results and attracting plenty of interest with both punters and online betting sites alike.
In an attempt to fulfil the promise shown by Amelia’s Jewel, connections have decided to move the 4-year-old to New South Wales, to compete with the best in the business from 2024 onwards.
Emerging horses from all across the country always pique the attention of both punters and Aussie bookmakers, especially when they are winning races regularly.
Within the burgeoning Western Australia racing scene, arguably the pick of the bunch in 2023 was Amelia’s Jewel, with the 4-year-old mare picking up wins at regular intervals throughout her career.
Such performances have led those who train and manage Amelia’s Jewel to opt to move her to New South Wales permanently, a switch that has shocked and intrigued many Australian horse racing experts and betting apps.
Jewel in the crown
Based at Ascot and trained by the prolific Simon Miller, Amelia’s Jewel has long been seen as one of the most exciting horses to have heralded from Western Australia.
Winning the Group 1 Drummond Stakes at her home track of Ascot back in 2022 was the breakthrough result for Amelia’s Jewel, who has gone from strength to strength ever since.
Competition in and around Western Australia was beginning to look a little thin on the ground and subsequently, connections have made the decision to relocate Amelia’s Jewel from 2024 onwards.
A hallmark of sorts with both punters and online betting sites is the involvement of Peter Walsh in any horse’s career.
The prolific owner-breeder works closely with Simon Miller over in Western Australia and with Amelia’s Jewel having impressed so much in recent times, Walsh has opted to move Amelia’s Jewel to New South Wales permanently.
Having picked up big race wins at Rosehill Gardens and at Flemington in Victoria already, all associated with Amelia’s Jewel will be hoping the involvement of Peter Walsh can yield even more success.
One last swansong in WA?
Whilst the move of Amelia’s Jewel will be a seismic one when it takes place, the 4-year-old has been declared for one last Western Australian clash.
The 2024 Quokka from Ascot takes place on April 20th and Amelia’s Jewel looks to be the top pick in the ante-post market.
With the likes of Overpass and Giga Kick also having been declared, it won’t be a walk in the park for Amelia’s Jewel, but how fitting it would be if she could go out with a bang on her home track.
Amelia’s Jewel has been one of the most consistent performances across Australia in recent times and she looks set to move from Western Australia to New South Wales permanently.
A prolific winner across plenty of tracks and distances, Amelia’s Jewel’s move has created a real stir and her progress will be tracked by plenty of Australian horse racing betting apps through 2024 and beyond.