BTC Cup

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BTC Cup
Group 1 race
Location Doomben Racecourse
Brisbane, Australia
Inaugurated 1964 (as J.T. Delaney Quality Handicap)
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Sponsor Bundaberg Distilling Company (2012)
Race information
Distance 1,200 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification 3 year old and older
Weight Weight for Age
Purse A$400,000 (2013)

The BTC Cup is a Brisbane Racing Club Group 1 Australian Thoroughbred Weight for Age horse race, run over a distance of 1200 metres at Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane in May.[1] Total pizemoney is A$400,000.

Race history[edit]

The race has been growing status and was elevated to Group 1 in 2006 and has been won by some notable sprinters such as Apache Cat and Black Caviar.

Race name[edit]

  • 1964–1982 - J.T. Delaney Quality Handicap
  • 1983 - Power Hoters Quality[2]
  • 1984 - Stefan Sprint[3]
  • 1985–1990 - Tourist Minister's Cup[4]
  • 1991–1994 - Robin's Kitchen Cup[5]
  • 1995–1997 - Foster's Cup[6]
  • 1998–2000 - Carlton Cup[7]
  • 2001 - Carlton Draught Cup[8]
  • 2002–2003 - Wyndham Estate Cup[9]
  • 2004 onwards - BTC Cup

Race grade[edit]

  • 1964–1979 - Principal Race
  • 1980–1982 - Listed Race
  • 1983–1986 - Group 3
  • 1987–2005 - Group 2
  • 2006 onwards - Group 1 race

Race distance[edit]

  • 1964–1972 - 7 furlongs (~1400 metres)
  • 1973–1979 - 1200 metres
  • 1980–1990 - 1350 metres
  • 1991 onwards - 1200 metres

The winners[edit]

  • 2014 - Famous Seamous[10]
  • 2013 - Your Song[11]
  • 2012 - Sea Siren[12]
  • 2011 - Black Caviar[13]
  • 2010 - Albert The Fat[14]
  • 2009 - Duporth[15]
  • 2008 - Apache Cat[16]
  • 2007 - Bentley Biscuit[17]
  • 2006 - Gee I Jane[18]
  • 2005 - Spark Of Life[19]
  • 2004 - Thorn Park[20]
  • 2003 - Falvelon[9]
  • 2002 - Lord Essex[21]
  • 2001 - Fritz[8]
  • 2000 - Falvelon[22]
  • 1999 - Staging[23]
  • 1998 - General Nediym[7]
  • 1997 - Accomplice[24]
  • 1996 - Chief De Beers[6]
  • 1995 - Seawinne[25]
  • 1994 - Buck's Pride[5]
  • 1993 - Buck's Pride[26]
  • 1992 - Barrosa Boy[27]
  • 1991 - St. Jude[28]
  • 1990 - Gypsy Rogue[29]
  • 1989 - High Regard[30]
  • 1988 - Cool Report[31]
  • 1987 - Broad Reach[32]
  • 1986 - Goldorme[33]
  • 1985 - Sports Ruler[4]
  • 1984 - Mr. Illusion[3]
  • 1983 - Strawberry Road[2]
  • 1982 - Todonic
  • 1981 - Grand Rocky
  • 1980 - Vinegar Joe
  • 1979 - Stylee
  • 1978 - March Legend
  • 1977 - Innisfree
  • 1976 - Ima Shadow
  • 1975 - Martindale
  • 1974 - Tontonan
  • 1973 - Triton
  • 1972 - Charlton Boy
  • 1971 - Ricochet
  • 1970 - Cabochon
  • 1969 - Dual Control
  • 1968 - Prince Gauntlet
  • 1967 - Eye Liner
  • 1966 - Flying Fancy
  • 1965 - Todwana
  • 1964 - Rashlore

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the BTC Cup". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "1983 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "1984 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "1985 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  5. ^ a b 1994 result
  6. ^ a b 1996 result
  7. ^ a b 1998 result
  8. ^ a b 2001 result
  9. ^ a b 2003 result
  10. ^ 2014 result
  11. ^ 2013 result
  12. ^ 2012 result
  13. ^ 2011 result
  14. ^ 2010 result
  15. ^ 2009 result
  16. ^ 2008 result
  17. ^ 2007 result
  18. ^ 2006 result
  19. ^ 2005 result
  20. ^ 2004 result
  21. ^ 2002 result
  22. ^ 2000 result
  23. ^ 1999 result
  24. ^ 1997 result
  25. ^ 1995 result
  26. ^ 1993 result
  27. ^ "1992 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  28. ^ "1991 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  29. ^ "1990 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  30. ^ "1989 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  31. ^ "1988 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  32. ^ "1987 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  33. ^ "1986 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2013.