The All-Star Mile 2020

Saturday March 14, 2020

Ladbrokes Tip: The Australian Guineas is a good form race to follow for any three-year-old The All-Star Mile contestants

Designed in 2018 for middle distance horses, The All-Star Mile is a special conditions race held during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

Featuring a prize pool of $5 million, the Special Condition race will rotate year-to-year across all three major Victorian tracks with the inaugural edition taking place in 2019 at Flemington Racecourse and won by that year’s Australian Guineas winning filly Mystic Journey.

The 2020 The All-Star Mile moved from Flemington to Caulfield Racecourse and saw the Perth-trained stablemates Regal Power (1st) and Superstorm (2nd) run the quinella.

The All-Star Mile is the only Australian race where members of the public help to choose the final field of horses. Aussie and Kiwi punters get to vote on their favourite eligible milers, selecting 10 of the now expanded 15 runners in The All-Star Mile field.

The other positions in the weight-for-age event are filled by Wildcard horses chosen by Racing Victoria.

Unique in its format down under, The All-Star Mile race is inspired by the Arima Kinen, a public-powered Japanese race that has grown hugely in popularity since its inauguration in 1956.

The All-Star Mile does not hold Black-Type status but there is scope for the race to become a Group event as the Arima Kinen was promoted to a Group 1 race in 2007.

The 2020 edition of The All-Star Mile ran at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday March 14, 2020 and was won by Regal Power. 

2020 The All Star Mile Results

The official The All-Star Mile 2020 Results & Finishing Order will be available for punters right here once the special conditions feature takes place on Saturday March 14, 2020.

  • 1st: #4 Regal Power
  • 2nd: #13 Superstorm
  • 3rd: #9 Melody Belle

Regal Power atoned for a lead-up second in the Australian Cup the Saturday prior with the ‘Wizard of the West’, William Pike, guiding the Grant & Alana Williams-trained Railway Stakes winner from WA to a three-quarter length win over his three-year-old stablemate, the fellow Bob Peters-raced Superstorm. Melody Belle, a 10-time Group 1 winning mare from NZ, ran third while the beaten favourite Alligator Blood ran a disappointing 10th in the 2020 All-Star Mile results.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Barrier Weight SP
1 4 REGAL POWER Grant & Alana Williams William Pike 3 59kg $11
2 13 SUPERSTORM Grant & Alana Williams Mark Zahra 0.75L 14 56kg $15
3 9 MELODY BELLE (NZ) Jamie Richards Opie Bosson 1.25L 5 57kg $4.20
4 3 FIERCE IMPACT (JPN) Matthew Smith Craig Williams 1.45L 12 59kg $12
5 12 DALASAN Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas Jamie Kah 1.55L 13 56kg $61
6 6 SO SI BON David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Luke Nolen 2.3L 9 59kg $81
7 1 KOLDING (NZ) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 3.05L 7 59kg $11
8 2 BLACK HEART BART Lindsey Smith Brad Rawiller 3.55L 6 59kg $61
9 7 MR QUICKIE Phillip Stokes Damien Oliver 3.65L 4 59kg $17
10 11 ALLIGATOR BLOOD David Vandyke Ryan Maloney 4.05L 10 56kg $2.80F
11 10 ARISTIA Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Dwayne Dunn 4.15L 8 57kg $81
12 5 STREETS OF AVALON Shane Nichols Ben Melham 4.45L 11 59kg $41
13 8 STAR MISSILE Greg Eurell Craig Newitt 4.65L 2 59kg $201
14 15 FLIT James Cummings Damian Lane 12.65L 15 54kg $17
15 14 HEART OF PUISSANCE Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 13.4L 1 56kg $91
18e GOLD FIELDS Logan McGill 0
17e ADMIRAL’S JOKER Kylie Vella Steven Vella 0
16e SPANISH REEF Ken Keys 0

The All Star Mile Info

  • Date: Saturday March 14, 2020
  • Track: Flemington (2019), Caulfield (2020), Moonee Valley (2021)
  • Distance: 1600m
  • Conditions: Weight-For-Age
  • Status: Special Conditions
  • Prize Money: $5 million
  • First Run: 2019

The All-Star Mile Betting

Betting on The All-Star Mile was hugely popular for the first edition of the race in 2019 with the public getting to not only vote for their favourite horses to run, but also back them to salute!

All-Star Mile Winners - Mystic Journey |

Mystic Journey won the inaugural All-Star Mile in 2019. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The All-Star Mile betting on the confirmed runners is led by proven milers with good lead-up form in earlier autumn features including any three-year-olds out of the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) held at Flemington a fortnight prior. In 2019 the filly Mystic Journey became the first The All-Star Mile winner and completed the Australian Guineas – The All Star Mile double.

Another top lead-up race in the autumn that impacts The All-Star Mile betting is the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) held at Caulfield Racecourse in late February, which the mare Alizee won in 2018 before her third in The All-Star Mile results.

With the Futurity Stakes and Blamey Stakes winners earning ‘win and you’re in’ entry into The All-Star Mile field form 2020, the results of these events will also have a likely impact on All-Star Mile betting markets.

2020 The All-Star Mile Odds

The season’s top The All-Star Mile racing odds for 2020 will be made available below as soon as betting markets open on the people-powered autumn feature.

The All-Star Mile Field

The All-Star Mile field is in part selected by the Australian public with racing fans getting the opportunity to help pick 10 of the 15 starters in the final field.

The inaugural All-Star Mile field in 2019 featured a capacity of 14 runners, expanded to 15 starters for the second edition in 2020.

Voting on the Top 10 horses in The All-Star Mile field is now also open to New Zealand voters, not just those in Australia.

The remaining five runners in The All-Star Mile race field are known as Wildcard horses and are selected by Racing Victoria and for 2020 the Melbourne Racing Club (host to the race running at Caulfield).

With fans getting to choose The All-Star Mile field in an Australian first, the race acceptances work differently to the country’s Group events.

Owners and trainers nominate their horses for a run in The All-Star Mile field in January before online voting opens with fans invited to vote for what runners they want participating in the $5 million feature. Three-year-old horses must have an official RV handicap rating of at least 70 to be eligible for The All-Star Mile nomination, while the minimum handicap rating for horses aged four-years and older was increased from 70 to 80 for the 2020 edition.

Voting on The All Star Mile field closes in late February and the 10 highest vote-getters are selected for a start in the race.

The five Wildcard horses in The All Star-Mile field, as selected by RV, are announced in March.

For the 2020 edition of The All-Star Mile, two of the positions in the field are also offered to the winners of the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) and the Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m). These are known as the ‘win and you’re in races‘.

2020 The All-Star Mile Field

The final announcement for the official 2020 The All Star Mile field and barrier draw is made in mid-March with punters to be kept up-to-date with the horses that make the cut right here throughout the voting process.

2020 The All-Star Mile voting has now closed revealing the Top 10 All-Star Mile horses as detailed below.

The final The All-Star Mile Field of 15 will be announced on March 10, 2020.

The official 2020 All-Star Mile Final Field & Barriers are now out with gun three-year-old Alligator Blood the dominant favourite to continue his winning streak from barrier 10.

Ten-time Group 1 winning Kiwi mare Melody Belle (5) is considered the danger in betting on The All-Star Mile field as she looks to improve on her first-up third in the Futurity Stakes.

The Futurity Stakes winner Streets Of Avalon is in barrier 11 chasing the double, while the other ‘win and you’re in’ entry Fifty Stars was not among the final acceptances having instead won the previous weekend’s Australian Cup.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 11x5111x45 KOLDING (NZ) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 7 59kg 114
2 70x80129x6 BLACK HEART BART Lindsey Smith Brad Rawiller 6 59kg 113
3 720x211x23 FIERCE IMPACT (JPN) Matthew Smith Craig Williams 12 59kg 113
4 11x2161x42 REGAL POWER Grant & Alana Williams William Pike 3 59kg 111
5 040189×321 STREETS OF AVALON Shane Nichols Ben Melham 11 59kg 110
6 x125040x84 SO SI BON David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Luke Nolen 9 59kg 103
7 2131x3002x MR QUICKIE Phillip Stokes Damien Oliver 4 59kg 107
8 3287x11x88 STAR MISSILE Greg Eurell Craig Newitt 2 59kg 84
9 1x411112x3 MELODY BELLE (NZ) Jamie Richards Opie Bosson 5 57kg 115
10 06x75720x5 ARISTIA Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Dwayne Dunn 8 57kg 104
11 1112×11111 ALLIGATOR BLOOD David Vandyke Ryan Maloney 10 56kg 114
12 x11251x355 DALASAN Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas Jamie Kah 13 56kg 96
13 32154×12 SUPERSTORM Grant & Alana Williams Mark Zahra 14 56kg 100
14 113×4 HEART OF PUISSANCE Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 1 56kg 72
15 12x2914x16 FLIT James Cummings Damian Lane 15 54kg 108
16e 004130×536 SPANISH REEF Ken Keys TBA 0 57kg 103
17e 1x1112x553 ADMIRAL’S JOKER Kylie Vella Steven Vella 0 59kg 101
18e 42131183×4 GOLD FIELDS Logan McGill TBA 0 59kg 101

2020 The All-Star Mile: Top 10 Voted Horses

Below are the Top 10 All-Star Mile 2020 horses as voted by the public.

1. Alligator Blood

  • Age: 3
  • Trainer: David Vandyke

2. Melody Belle

  • Age: 5
  • Trainer: Jamie Richards

3. Kolding

  • Age: 4
  • Trainer: Chris Waller

4. Star Missile 

  • Age: 4
  • Trainer: Greg Eurell

5. Dalasan

  • Age: 3
  • Trainers: Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas

6. Catalyst

  • Age: 3
  • Trainer: Clayton Chipperfield

7. Mr Quickie 

  • Age: 4
  • Trainer: Phillip Stokes

8. Aristia 

  • Age: 4
  • Trainers: Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra

9. Heart Of Puissance 

  • Age: 3
  • Trainers: Ciaron Maher & DAvid Eustace

10. Super Seth 

  • Age: 3
  • Trainer: Anthony Freedman

2020 The All-Star Mile: Auto-Entry Race Winners

The Futurity Stakes and Blamey Stakes winners are both also guaranteed a ballot free ride into the 2020 The All-Star Mile field and will be detailed below should they come for outside the Top 10 voted-in hopefuls.

Streets Of Avalon 

  • Won: The Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m)
  • Age: 5
  • Trainer: Shane Nichols

Fifty Stars

  • Won: The Group 2 Blamey Stakes (1600m)
  • Age: 5
  • Trainer: David and Ben Hayes & Tom Dabernig

2020 The All-Star Mile: Wildcards

The official The All-Star Mile 2020 Wildcard recipients have now also been announced by Racing Victoria.

Matthew Smith’s dual Group 1 mile winner Fierce Impact ran a stellar third in the Group 1 Chipping Norton Stakes last weekend to receive his entry.

Veteran galloper Black Heart Bart gets his chance again at his preferred Caulfield track where he recently celebrated an incredible comeback to win the Underwood Stakes.

Perth fans will be cheering on Superstorm with the Bob Peters-owned and bred three-year-old making a big impact in Melbourne when runner-up to Alligator Blood in last Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m).

Fierce Impact

  • Age: 6
  • Trainer: Matthew Smith


  • Age: 3
  • Trainer: Grant & Alana Williams

Black Heart Bart

  • Age: 9
  • Trainer: Lindsey Smith

2020 The All-Star Mile: Provisional Emergencies


  • Age: 5
  • Trainer: James Cummings


  • Age: 6
  • Trainer: James Cummings


  • Age: 3
  • Trainer: James Cummings


  • Age: 7
  • Trainer: John Thompson

Regal Power

  • Age: 4
  • Trainer: Grant & Alana Williams

Kings Will Dream

  • Age: 6
  • Trainer: Chris Waller

2020 The All-Star Mile Nominations

The All-Star Mile 2020 Nominations will be provided below on the weight-for-age mile feature this Melbourne Festival of Racing.

The 2020 The All-Star Mile nominations feature 32 hopefuls with the Top 10 on the ballot guaranteed a run so long as either the Futurity Stakes and or Blamey Stakes winner/s don’t come from below them on the order of entry.

The season’s ace crop of three-year-olds have an early hold on The All-Star Mile entries with Magic Millions Guineas winning Queenslander Alligator Blood and star Kiwi Catalyst heading all-in markets along with 10-time Group 1 New Zealand-trained mare Melody Belle.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp. Rating
1 1112×11111 ALLIGATOR BLOOD G 3 David Vandyke 1 56kg 112
2 1x411112x3 MELODY BELLE (NZ) M 5 Jamie Richards 2 57kg 115
3 11x5111x45 KOLDING (NZ) G 4 Chris Waller 3 59kg 114
4 3287x11x88 STAR MISSILE G 4 Greg Eurell 4 59kg 84
5 x11251x355 DALASAN C 3 Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas 5 56kg 97
6 1x1111x126 CATALYST (NZ) G 3 Clayton Chipperfield 6 56kg 110
7 2131x3002x MR QUICKIE G 4 Phillip Stokes 7 59kg 107
8 06x75720x5 ARISTIA M 4 Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra 8 57kg 104
9 113×4 HEART OF PUISSANCE C 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 9 56kg 72
10 13x1651x12 SUPER SETH C 3 Anthony Freedman 10 56kg 110
11 040189×321 STREETS OF AVALON G 5 Shane Nichols 11 59kg 110
12 6768256×41 FIFTY STARS (IRE) H 5 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 12 59kg 107
13 720x211x23 FIERCE IMPACT (JPN) H 6 Matthew Smith 13 59kg 112
14 70x80129x6 BLACK HEART BART G 9 Lindsey Smith 14 59kg 113
15 32154×12 SUPERSTORM G 3 Grant & Alana Williams 15 56kg
16 06x1374x21 ALIZEE M 5 James Cummings 16 57kg 114
17 1x42147x54 AVILIUS (GB) G 6 James Cummings 17 59kg 116
18 12x2914x16 FLIT F 3 James Cummings 18 54kg 108
19 32x1205x28 DREAMFORCE G 7 John Thompson 19 59kg 112
20 211x2161x4 REGAL POWER G 4 Grant & Alana Williams 20 59kg 110
21 Px58166x32 KINGS WILL DREAM (IRE) G 6 Chris Waller 21 59kg 110
22 x125040x84 SO SI BON G 6 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 22 59kg 104
23 1x2517x118 ALABAMA EXPRESS C 3 Michael Moroney 23 56kg 110
24 x004130x53 SPANISH REEF M 6 Ken Keys 24 57kg 104
25 6×45212111 MANDELA EFFECT G 5 Scott Brunton 25 59kg 103
26 1x1112x553 ADMIRAL’S JOKER G 7 Kylie Vella 26 59kg 101
27 42131183×4 GOLD FIELDS G 7 Logan McGill 27 59kg 101
28 x1681151x2 PRETTY BRAZEN F 3 Tony & Calvin McEvoy 28 54kg 87
29 4518×52438 GUIZOT (IRE) G 7 Aaron Purcell 29 59kg 96
30 1x21813x43 SOUL PATCH C 3 Ken Keys 30 56kg 92
31 x63x848115 GALAXY RAIDER G 7 Grahame Begg 31 59kg 95
32 0x59260x07 NIGHT’S WATCH (NZ) G 6 Chris Waller 32 59kg 105
33 1322x30x03 MIRAGE DANCER (GB) H 6 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young 33 59kg 110

The All-Star Mile Form Guide

The All-Star Mile form guide provides race fans with all the key information on the 15 horses that make the official field for the $5 million mile event. The confirmed The All-Star Mile jockeys, barrier draw, runner statistics and track information can all be found in the form guide along with an early betting preview.

With the race only contested for the first time in 2019, there is little The All-Star Mile form to guide betting on the next edition of the race. One form fact that did emerge from the inaugural race however is that the Futurity Stakes makes for an excellent form line to follow into The All-Star Mile with both Hartnell (2nd) and Alizee (3rd) finishing in the money behind Mystic Journey after lead-up runs in the Futurity Stakes trifecta.

2020 The All-Star Mile Form Guide

A link to our comprehensive The All-Star Mile 2020 Form Guide and betting preview will be provided for punters below the week of the race.

The All-Star Mile Tips

Top The All-Star Mile betting tips include looking for Group 1 performers that make the starting line-up, those with a top record over the mile and the best out of that season’s Futurity Stakes results.

2020 The All-Star Mile Tips

Our expert team of tipsters will provide the 2020 The All-Star Mile betting tips below closer to the day so stay tuned for the sprinters to back and sack this spring.

Once the final field for the latest edition of The All Star mile has been accepted and finalised we will be placing our top tips and selections for The All-Star Mile here.

The All-Star Mile Bet Types

Win – The most basic type of bet. Put your money straight up on the runner that you think will win The All-Star Mile.

Place – Pick the horse that you think will finish in the top three positions but at lower odds.

Each-Way – Put equal amounts on a horse for the win and a place, the equivalent of two bets and you get paid out for both if it wins.

Quinella – Bet on the horses you think will finish first and second in either order. You can also pick for example one horse to finish 1st and then a combination The fewer horses you pick the greater the dividend.

Exacta – An exacta also involves choosing horses that you think will finish first and second but it differs from a quinella in that it has to be the exact order you specify in the bet.

Trifecta – Very similar to an Exacta, but for the first, second and third placings in the correct finishing order. You can also Box Trifecta to finish in any of the first 3 combinations.

First Four – A First Four bet works the same as an Exacta and Trifecta but for the first four runners in finishing order.

The All-Star Mile Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2020 Regal Power Superstorm Melody Belle 1:36.5
2019 Mystic Journey Hartnell Alizee 1:35.7