After a record 147,830 validated votes were received for this year’s All-Star Mile, the first 10 horses vying to win the third edition of the world’s richest mile race have been revealed.
The top vote-getter Arcadia Queen has again proved her popularity, with her fellow Group 1 winner Mr Quickie claiming the 10th and final spot following a dramatic final 48 hours of voting. As well as established performers like South Australian star Behemoth (14,699 votes) and magnificent Kiwi mare Probabeel (14,503), who finished second and third respectively, The All-Star Mile 2021 has again thrown up the fascinating prospect that one of racing’s lesser lights could upstage their more celebrated rivals and claim the $2.25 million winner’s cheque at The Valley on Saturday, 13 March.
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For final 50 hours of voting, the live leaderboard will not be available to view, adding to the intrigue as owners and trainers make a final pitch for votes before the deadline.
Voters who voted for Verry Elleegant will get the opportunity to re-cast their vote for another runner after her withdrawal, remaining in the running for a share in $500,000.
With voting officially open, everyday Australians and New Zealanders now have the opportunity to decide which horses will line up in the third edition of the richest mile race in the world.
A total of 83 eligible horses, including reigning Cox Plate winner and the 2020 Caulfield Cup heroine, have been nominated for The All-Star Mile.
The training partnership of Grant and Alana Williams will aim to defend their All-Star Mile crown with Arcadia Queen after nominating the multiple Group 1 winner.
Irish-bred Mugatoo has become the latest contender for The All-Star Mile 2021 after his trainer Kris Lees nominated the talented six-year-old.
The Freedman Racing stable is aiming to launch a three-pronged attack on The All-Star Mile 2021 after nominating Homesman, Kenya and Ain’tnodeeldun.
Russian Camelot has become the latest Group 1 hero to target The All-Star Mile 2021 after Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Danny O’Brien officially nominated his rising star.
Inaugural winner Mystic Journey and a pair of Group 1 stars from the Lindsay Park stable were amongst the early entrants for the 2021 edition of the world’s richest mile race.
The countdown to Australia’s only fan-voted horse race will officially begin with the opening of nominations for The All-Star Mile 2021.
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The 2020 All-Star Mile field has been finalised and barriers chosen. Watch the highlights from this years All-Star Mile barrier draw.
The wildcard announcement was made live on Racing.com in the Inglis sales auditorium at Oaklands Junction ahead of the second day of the 2020 Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale.
Relive the highlights from this years All-Star Mile top 10 announcement at Caulfield Racecourse.
In the lead up to the running of the 2020 All-Star Mile raceday, we visited the team at Catanach Jewellers to see the final touches being put on The All-Star Mile trophy.
Collingwood AFL player, Mason Cox and Melbourne AFLW player, Lily Mithen headed to Phillip Stokes stables in Pakenham for a photo shoot with All-Star Mile runner, Mr Quickie.
Watch Busuttin Racing’s star horse Mirage Dancer met up with the girls from the Melbourne Ballet Company for a unique photoshoot