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The Hotham Information

The Hotham is Australia’s richest race for battlers and is held at Ballarat Racecourse in Victoria each year.

The Hotham is selected by reverse ballot conditions, as in a maiden with the most starts and least prizemoney will get preference in the field.

The Hotham (1200m) boasts a total prize pool of $75,000 and is run under set weight conditions for maidens horses that are three-years-old or older.

The Hotham was discontinued after four years with the final running of the race being in 2020.

Why was The Hotham discontinued?

The decision to discontinue The Hotham was made following discussions between Racing Victoria, the Ballarat Turf Club and race sponsors Sportsbet.

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The Hotham Winners

  • 2019: Mylex
  • 2018: Henry’s Affair
  • 2017: Woohoo

The Hotham News

    • The Hotham Field – 2020

      View the final field and barriers for the 2020 The Hotham. The Hotham will be run on Friday 9th October at Ballarat racecourse. Time: 5:00PM Distance: 1200m Market 💰: View the Odds for The Hotham Have Your Say: Who do you think will win The Hotham – Comment below No… Read More »

    • Mylex takes out Sportsbet’s The Hotham

      In contrast to The Everest, the world’s richest race on turf with a $14 million prize pool that attracts Australia’s best sprinters, The Hotham is a race for battlers. Friday’s race at Ballarat carried $75,000 prize money for maiden horses and was taken out by Mylex, having her 31st start…. Read More »

    • The Hotham Field – 2019

      View the final field and barriers for the 2019 The Hotham. The Hotham will be run on Friday 11th October at Ballarat racecourse. Time: 5:00pm Distance: 1200m Have Your Say: Who do you think will win the Hotham? – Comment below No Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight 1 ALL THE… Read More »

    • The Hotham results – 2018

      View the results for the 2018 The Hotham. The Hotham was raced at Ballarat racecourse on 12/10/2018. Results: SP NSW/PL UNI/PL STAB/PL 1st. 3 Henry’s Affair 9.00 9.00/2.90 8.90/2.50 10.20/3.00 2nd. 1 All The Wine 4.40 1.80 1.50 1.50 3rd. 11 Mental As Anything 8.00 2.30 2.40 2.60 4th. 10 Danube Delta 26.00


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