News About: 2011 BTC Cup

Black Caviar’s Owners Celebrate 13th Win

Black Caviar’s Owners Celebrate 13th Win

17 May, 2011

Black Caviar’s owners are celebrating with the knowledge that their horse remains unbeaten after 13 impressive runs, the last of which was in the BTC Cup at Doomben last Saturday.

Co-owners Colin and Jannene Madden spent yesterday dining with friends at the Byron Bay Restaurant on their way back to Melbourne, with the BTC Cup …

McNair Admits Defeat After BTC Cup Clash

McNair Admits Defeat After BTC Cup Clash

16 May, 2011

After Hay List was beaten once again by the talent Black Caviar in last Saturday’s BTC Cup, John McNair has come to the realisation that his talented gelding may never beat the superstar mare.

McNair was confident his horse could finally win when he was 200 metres out from the finishing post; however, Black Caviar …

Black Caviar Claims Number 13

Black Caviar Claims Number 13

16 May, 2011

In what was just another day in the office for Black Caviar the champion mare astounded Queensland by shooting away to her 13th unbeaten victory in the $400,000 BTC Cup at Doomben Racecourse last Saturday.

The talented four-year-old mare drew record crowds of 20,134 people to the track, all there to see the world’s …

Dunn’s Dynasty Includes Kingdom Of Fife Once Again

Dunn’s Dynasty Includes Kingdom Of Fife Once Again

13 May, 2011

With the suspension of Nash Rawiller earlier in the week the prized ride of My Kingdom Of Fife was thrown wide open for next week’s Doomben Cup.

The English import has won three from three since coming to Australia including a Group 1 triumph in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

Dwayne Dunn is the man who …

Doomben May Be Upgraded To Good 3 For Black Caviar’s Big Day

Doomben May Be Upgraded To Good 3 For Black Caviar’s Big Day

13 May, 2011

Doomben Racecourse is set to have the perfect track conditions for tomorrow’s BTC Cup Day, despite the recent rain.

Brisbane Racing Club track manager, Bill Schuck, is certain that the track will be perfect for Black Caviar’s appearance in the $400,000 BTC Cup.

Mr Schuck said that while the track is currently a Dead 5 …

BTC Cup Day Perfect On & Off The Track

BTC Cup Day Perfect On & Off The Track

13 May, 2011

Doomben is starting to take shape for tomorrow’s BTC Cup Day meeting which will test the facility in a way not seen for an eternity.

With 20,000 expected and a sell out well and truly on the cards it’s the most important day Queensland Racing has had in decades.

Both on and off the track …

Hay List Set To Be Hot On Black Caviar’s Tail

Hay List Set To Be Hot On Black Caviar’s Tail

13 May, 2011

Not letting the unfavourable barrier draw dampen his spirits, Hay List’s trainer John McNair is still confident that his horse will shake things up tomorrow.

The trainer is adamant that Hay List has improved significantly since his trial where he blitzed the opposition by an incredible seven and a half lengths.

“He’s improved since,” McNair …

Black Piranha Hunting For Caviar Ambush

Black Piranha Hunting For Caviar Ambush

13 May, 2011

Black Piranha goes into the 2011 BTC Cup as a huge underdog and hasn’t been given a chance by anyone so far this week.

His recent results haven’t warranted any great level of faith especially considering he’s running into the world’s best racehorse Black Caviar.

Trainer Con Karakatsanis isn’t phased in the slightest though and …

Heathcote Heavily Armed On BTC Cup Day

Heathcote Heavily Armed On BTC Cup Day

13 May, 2011

While top Brisbane trainer Robert Heathcote has placed his best talent up against Black Caviar in the BTC Cup at Doomben tomorrow, he also has a team of chances in much of the day’s program.

In the first race of the day Heathcote is represented by five-year-old gelding Heartshaker, who has finished no worse than …

Buffering Faces Toughest Assignment Yet

Buffering Faces Toughest Assignment Yet

13 May, 2011

Buffering is one of seven competitors that will line up to take on Black Caviar as she attempts to win her 13th straight race in the $400,000 BTC Cup at Doomben tomorrow.

While realistic about his winning chances, trainer Robert Heathcote is confident in his horse’s ability to produce a performance of a lifetime …