$500 in Bonus Bets
Sign-up, Join now & get your first deposit matched with up to $500 in racing bonus bets*
Deposit $250, Bet with $550
Sign-up, deposit $250 & receive $300 in racing bonus bets. That's $550 to bet with!*
$300 Matched Deposit
Sign-up and get your first deposit matched with up to $300 in racing bonus bets*
Stake Back Offer at Flemington & Randwick!
Bet Runs 2nd or 3rd at Flemington or Randwick? Get Your Stake Back!
Watch Sky Racing FREE!
Sign-Up and watch Sky Racing For Free on Your Phone!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Image: Bruno Cannatelli
The Autumn Sun is unlikely to run in the $5m All Star Mile

The current $5 All Star Mile vote leader and one of the key horses in markets is unlikely to line-up in the inaugural event which has put further pressure on the quality the race is set to attract.

The Chris Waller trained The Autumn Sun who currently leads $5m All Star Mile voting is unlikely to line-up in the event which was launched to attract the best horses from around the country.

“There has been no final decision on him running, but the plan for him was to always go to the Hobartville Stakes and then on to the Randwick Guineas before taking on the older horses.”

“It would only be seven days between the Randwick Guineas and the All-Star Mile, so I think it would be unlikely he will run,” Waller told RSN’s Racing Pulse.

If The Autumn Sun bypasses the race it would mean the VRC failed to lure the two biggest draw cards in Australian racing to their new $5m event which could see a less than ‘All Star’ field race for the big prize purse.

Waller has already ruled Champion mare Winx out of the event and now with The Autumn Star unlikely to race and with a voting system it could see a field of Handicappers go around.

Urban Ruler is second in voting despite the horse being beaten over eight lengths in a Handicap at Doomben on the weekend, with the top ten in voting also seeing Balf’s Choice a Handicapper from SA, Mr Money Bags a city grade miler at best, Man of His Word a horse who hasn’t won in over two years all make the All-Star Mile Field.

When launched the idea sounded great but with a flawed voting system, a non Group 1 tag and a date that was squeezed into an already busy period is the race set to fail?

Star mare Alizee heads All Star Mile betting who is arguably the third best horse in the country at the moment but as the voting stands she is hardly going to get a race from the rest of the field and thats if Godolphin opt to run her, they hardly need the money.

This begs the question could the $5million in prize money and the however extra million spent in organising and promoting the race have been better spent elsewhere?

Have Your Say 🗣: Will the All Star Mile be a failure? – Comment below

 
  • 400% BONUS at Ladbrokes Sign-up at Ladbrokes via this ad and Deposit $50 and start BETTING with $250! HURRY! Offer ends this week!
  • BET NOW!
Featured News

Over $5,000 in Free Racing Bonus Bets

Just Horse Racing provides readers with a Free list of the best Bonus Bet offers available at every online bookmaker...

Potential staying star who was rejected by his mum

Yesterday at Gawler, a 3YO sprouted wings in the straight to race away and win like a horse going places....

Prominent horse owner Damion Flower arrested on drug charges

High-profile Australian racehorse owner Damion Flower will remain behind bars for at least a week after being charged over his...

Ben Currie guilty of another 12 charges

Toowoomba trainer Ben Currie has been found guilty of a further 12 charges, this time, of race day administration and...

G1 winning trainer guilty of cobalt charges

Trainer Ben Smith has been found guilty of all charges against him relating to elevated cobalt levels, race day treatments...

Watch: A star is born at Wyong

You will be hard pressed to find a better debut win from a horse at Wyong today. Exceedance a two-year-old...

Punter given $1.86 Million Dollar Bonus Bet

What would you do if you logged into your TAB account and discovered a bonus bet to the value of...

 
 
 
Copyright © 2019 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved - Privacy Policy

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.