Considered the toughest mile in the world, the Doncaster Mile is the last race on Day 1 of The Championships this Saturday.
A maximum field runs for the big money at Randwick and we have free tips, form and odds for every runner in the 2019 Doncaster Mile.
2019 Doncaster Mile final field, barrier draw and odds
Our best bets for the Doncaster Mile 2019
Alizee @ $7.50 Bet Now
Best Each Way Bet:
Brutal @ $5.50 Bet Now
El Dorado Dreaming @ $31 Bet Now
Doncaster Mile Form Guide & Tips
Hartnell ($10) Bet Now
Has been well-backed during the week and he was close up when finishing second in the All-Star Mile last time out.
Battle-hardened type which must always be considered in a race like this, despite carrying the big weight.
Le Romain ($23) Bet Now
Fourth in the All-Star Mile after getting a late entry into the race. We’re not sure how well he is travelling at the moment however.
Hasn’t shown much winning form over the last couple of seasons and we’re prepared to risk his chances.
Alizee (Best Bet – $7.50) Bet Now
Could be the next boom mare after running a handy third in the All-Star Mile and conditions will suit nicely here.
She has had five wins on this track from 10 starts and she has the ability to put herself right on the speed and kick strongly.
Tough race but she’s a good-value chance.
Land of Plenty ($18) Bet Now
Just doesn’t appear to be racing at Group 1 level any more. Had potential a few seasons back but that form has gone south.
Dreamforce ($17) Bet Now
Better suited to something much easier. Third behind Winx last time out but he was 6.3 lengths behind the champion and wasn’t close to beating Brutal, which ran second.
Should be longer in the betting.
Dixie Blossoms ($20) Bet Now
Lovely mare and she got the job done well last time out. This is a deeper race, however, so place chances seem best.
Shillelagh ($21) Bet Now
Always capable of an upset is the former New Zealander but that was a poor effort behind Avilius a fortnight ago and we can’t see her form turning around.
Yet to win or place from four starts on this track.
Kluger ($23) Bet Now
Japanese-trained runner and we commend connections for coming over and having a go. We’ve seen better-performed Japanese runners in the past but his form and toughness should be respected.
Adds some interest to betting markets.
Widgee Turf ($27) Bet Now
Doesn’t know how to run a bad race and comes into this with a last-start win at Flemington. In saying that, not many of his runs come at this level and his weight of 52kg is about the only positive.
Unforgotten ($13) Bet Now
Gets conditions to suit and a light weight of 51.5kg to help. Had support last start when running fourth but she was six lengths behind the winner.
Has largely been disappointing this season and punters will want to see some improvement quickly.
Life Less Ordinary ($61) Bet Now
Doesn’t appear to be running well enough to win the Doncaster. Third in an ordinary race last start and we couldn’t have him here.
Eckstein ($81) Bet Now
Former Highway Handicap type which has the ability to cause an upset when giving the right run in transit.
Wide draw and she will have to do too much work from out there.
Aloisia ($61) Bet Now
Best form came against age-group opposition but she did run well for fifth last time out. Could run a good race here but she doesn’t appear to have winning claims.
Siege Of Quebec ($51) Bet Now
If he was ever going to win a race, it would have been last week. Given every chance to win and couldn’t do it.
Unlikely to turn that form around here.
Fifty Stars ($8) Bet Now
Looms as a danger down in the weights at 50kg and that makes him a big winning threat.
Scored a good win on a heavy track at Rosehill last start but he has been given barrier 24 and that’s going to make it awfully tough.
Too short in the betting.
I Am Serious ($26) Bet Now
Looked a serious chance in this race earlier this campaign, but has disappointed at her last two runs.
Might have found her level of racing and it’s in something much easier than this.
So Si Bon ($51) Bet Now
In good form but he would need a minor miracle to win this race.
Fundamentalist ($10) Bet Now
Nice three-year-old which continues to battle away with good effort. Second behind The Autumn Sun last start and that form has been franked.
No weight on her back and that brings her right into contention.
El Dorado Dreaming (Best Roughie – $31) Bet Now
Hasn’t had the best of luck throughout her career but she went well last start behind Dixie Blossoms.
Gets the massive weight swing and she could score her second win from 13 starts.
Brutal (Best Each Way – $5.50) Bet Now
Dangerous three-year-old which ran nicely behind Winx last time out. That was the run of a horse going places and he’s only going to need luck from a dreadful barrier draw.
Goes into the mix based on pure talent alone.
Violate ($151) Bet Now
Winner three back but has battled since. Couldn’t possibly have him winning this.
Fierce Impact ($101) Bet Now
Sixth behind Fifty Stars last start, albeit 2.9 lengths behind the winner. Nice Saturday type but winning a Doncaster should be too tough.
Ringerdingding ($31) Bet Now
Looks a chance if given the chance. Has good tactical speed and with only 49kg on the back, the three-year-old could spring a result for punters.
Seaway ($101) Bet Now
Horrible last start but had excuses. Couldn’t back it based on that effort.