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Monday January 21st 2019

Vote on the All-Star Mile from today

Voting for the inaugural running of the All-Star Mile at Flemington on Saturday March 16th officially opens today, Monday 21st January.

Enthusiastic supporters of horse racing who are Australian residents aged 18 or over are able to place one vote from the 130 nominations before voting closes in one month on Monday 18th February.

The Autumn SunThe top 10 vote-getters will secure a start in the lucrative race while Racing Victoria will award four wildcard entries which will be announced on or before Monday, 4th March.

Prizemoney for the All-Star Mile will paid down to last place, the winner will receive an eyewatering $2.25 million and the final runner home will collect $90,000.

The nominations from across Australia and New Zealand, include seven gallopers from Chris Waller’s stable including two-time Group 1 winner The Autumn Sun and Happy Clapper who is regarded as one of the best milers in the country.

Happy ClapperTasmanians will be campaigning to get both Hellova Street and Mystic Journey a place in the race while Kiwi representation could include Te Akau Shark or his stablemate Melody Belle.

“None of us know how the voting will pan out, which is just one of the many reasons why The All-Star Mile is such an exciting concept,” said Greg Carpenter, RV’s Executive General Manager – Racing. 

“Whilst I’m sure the horses entered by the powerful stables of Darren Weir, Lindsay Park, Chris Waller and Godolphin will inevitably prove popular, we would encourage all interstate racing fans to vote for their All-Stars.

“The $500,000 prize fund on offer to fans who vote is an added incentive for people to go to the new All-Star Mile website and get behind their favourite horse.”  

Everyone who votes on the All-Star Mile will be automatically entered into a draw to win a share in $500,000 prizemoney – including $250,000 for first prize.

For a full list of the terms and conditions and for details on how to vote, please visit www.allstarmile.com.au.

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