Hopes for a Tasmanian owned and trained racehorse to feature in the All Star Mile is hanging in the balance after Still a Star slipped to 11th in the public voting.
The All Star Mile is the only publicly voted race in Australia with the top 10 voted horses getting a run in the $5 million race.
Still a Star is in 11th place about 200 votes behind the 10th placed horse.
Part owner Ron Riley is hoping the Tasmanian public will get behind their bid to close the gap.
He said it would be a dream come true for Still a Star to get a star in the mile.
"She has been such a good little filly and we would just love to see her be able to get into that race," Mr Riley said.
"It would be a real honour for us to have her in there."
Still a Star was trained by Bill Ryan who has been diagnosed with terminal lung disease. Mr Riley said Still a Star was keeping him going.
"He would be over the moon if it did win this race - sort of like a last hoorah for him," he said.
Voting closes at 11.59pm on Sunday. You place your vote at allstarmile.com.au/wincloses.
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