What is The All-Star Mile
Love sport? Love your mates? Love to win* $250,000?
Then be a part of The All-Star Mile to be run for the first time at Flemington racecourse on 16 March, 2019! It’s the only race in Australia where you get to play a part in choosing the final field of horses.
Australian voters will select 10 out of the 14 horses by popular vote by the end of the voting period (18 February, 2019). The remaining four will be Wildcard horses selected by Racing Victoria.
If you’re selected to be an Owner Ambassador for a horse and it ends up winning the race, then you could go on to win* $250,000! Want to know how you could become an Owner Ambassador?
How Do I Become An Owner Ambassador?
The All-Star Mile is innovative, inclusive and a whole lot of fun. As a sports fan, you will now get the chance to experience the thrill of representing a racehorse for yourself.
Ten Owner Ambassadors will be chosen at random from eligible voters to represent each of the top 10 All-Star Mile finalists. A further three Owner Ambassadors will be randomly drawn from eligible voters during the second chance draw for three Wildcard horses. The final Owner Ambassador will be picked through a competition run by The Herald and Weekly Times.
Owner Ambassadors for the top 10 All-Star Mile finalists will be announced on 24 February, 2019. Owner Ambassadors for three Wildcard horses will be announced on 5 March, 2019.
Earlier in the week I shared a story I had written about an amazing young woman I work with, Claire Skerman, an inspiration to anyone not giving up on their dreams. The Herald Sun followed it up & there’s an article in today’s paper Vote for O’tauto & Claire in th All Star Mile pic.twitter.com/OqZ5kRmc8q— abby boyle (@abbyjamesphotog) January 27, 2019
If you’re one of them, you will then become the proud Owner Ambassador of the horse you have drawn in The All-Star Mile. And if your horse wins or runs a place, you’ll share* in $500,000 with $250,000 awarded to the Owner Ambassador of the winning horse.
It’s a Win/Win: not just fame but fortune, too.
So vote for your All-Star…then grab your mates and head out to Flemington to enjoy the big race itself on Saturday March 16.
*Terms and Conditions apply.
Witness the World’s Richest Mile Race at Flemington
Flemington will erupt with excitement on the All-Star Mile raceday when the richest 1600m race in the world is run by horses selected by fans and a huge party ignites the famous front lawn.
In a first for Australian racing, fans will determine who contests the nation’s newest feature race: the $5,000,000 All-Star Mile (1600m). To add to the excitement, the public will also get a chance to share in the glory with 14 lucky voters selected to become an “Owner Ambassador” and a chance to win a share of $500,000 in prizemoney.
Off the track, the west end of the Flemington Front Lawn will be turned into a thriving entertainment and foodie haven with live music acts hitting the stage throughout the day.
Don’t miss the kick-off of Australia’s most electrifying new raceday.