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Local Sporting Clubs to win a share of $75,000 with Sportsbet's #BackingTheBattler

  • Local Sporting clubs can win a share of $75,000 via the 2020 Hotham on October 9
  • 14 prizes are up for grabs including $25,000 for first place
  • Each successful entrant is paired with a horse in Australia's richest race for battlers
  • Full details can be found below
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The Hotham is Australia's richest race for battlers and in 2020, Sportsbet have introduced #BackingTheBattler which extends to local sporting clubs in 2020.

$75,000 will be spread across all 14 runners in the #TheHothamIV for 2020 where each horse will be paired with a sporting club and every successful entrant will walk away with a share of the total prize, regardless of what position their horse finishes:

Hotham prizemoney

#BackingTheBattler is open to any local sporting club in Australia and to enter this competition, applicants simply have to:

  • List their sporting club
  • Provide a representative's name and contact details
  • Upload a Video (preferably)
  • Explain why their sporting club has struggled in 2020

The #TheHothamIV for 2020 is set to take place on October 9 at the Ballarat Racecourse and all applications can be completed by clicking here

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