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
Race information
Distance 1,200 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three year old and older
Weight Weight for Age
Purse A$500,000 (2015)

The BTC Cup is a Brisbane Racing Club Group 1 Thoroughbred Weight for Age horse race, run over a distance of 1200 metres at Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane, Australia during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.[1] Total pizemoney is A$500,000.

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.[1]

The original race name was named in honour of former long time committeeman of the Brisbane Amateur Turf Club, J.T. Delaney.[2]

Race name[edit]

  • 1964–1982 - J.T. Delaney Quality Handicap
  • 1983 - Power Hoters Quality[3]
  • 1984 - Stefan Sprint[4]
  • 1985–1990 - Tourist Minister's Cup[5]
  • 1991–1994 - Robin's Kitchen Cup[6]
  • 1995–1997 - Foster's Cup[7]
  • 1998–2000 - Carlton Cup[8]
  • 2001 - Carlton Draught Cup[9]
  • 2002–2003 - Wyndham Estate Cup[10]
  • 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

Race venue[edit]

The winners[edit]

  • 2014 - Famous Seamous [11]
  • 2013 - Your Song [12]
  • 2012 - Sea Siren [13]
  • 2011 - Black Caviar [14]
  • 2010 - Albert The Fat [15]
  • 2009 - Duporth [16]
  • 2008 - Apache Cat [17]
  • 2007 - Bentley Biscuit [18]
  • 2006 - Gee I Jane [19]
  • 2005 - Spark Of Life [20]
  • 2004 - Thorn Park [21]
  • 2003 - Falvelon[10]
  • 2002 - Lord Essex [22]
  • 2001 - Fritz[9]
  • 2000 - Falvelon [23]
  • 1999 - Staging [24]
  • 1998 - General Nediym[8]
  • 1997 - Accomplice [25]
  • 1996 - Chief De Beers[7]
  • 1995 - Seawinne [26]
  • 1994 - Buck's Pride[6]
  • 1993 - Buck's Pride [27]
  • 1992 - Barrosa Boy [28]
  • 1991 - St. Jude [29]
  • 1990 - Gypsy Rogue [30]
  • 1989 - High Regard [31]
  • 1988 - Cool Report [32]
  • 1987 - Broad Reach [33]
  • 1986 - Goldorme [34]
  • 1985 - Sports Ruler[5]
  • 1984 - Mr. Illusion[4]
  • 1983 - Strawberry Road[3]
  • 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. ^ a b "Winners and Past Results for the BTC Cup". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "OPENING OF CARNIVAL MEETING". Trove Digitised newspapers and more. The Courier-Mail (Brisbane). 21 May 1934. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "1983 Result – Power Hotels Quality (held 31 May 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "1984 Result – Stefan Sprint (held 23 June 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "1985 Result – Tourist Minister's Cup (held 22 June 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "1994 Result – Robins Kitchen Cup (held 30 April 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "1996 Result – Foster's Cup (held 27 April 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "1998 Result – Carlton Cup (held 25 April 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "2001 Result – Carlton Draught Cup (held 28 April 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "2003 Result – Wyndham Estate Cup (held 26 April 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "2014 Result – Bundaberg Distilling Btc Cup (held 10 May 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  12. ^ "2013 Result – B'berg Distilling Co. Btc Cup (held 11 May 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  13. ^ "2012 Result – Bundaberg Dist. Co. B T C Cup (held 12 May 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  14. ^ "2011 Result – Bundaberg Distilling B T C Cup (held 14 May 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  15. ^ "2010 Result – Bundy Red Rum B.T.C. Cup (held 15 May 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  16. ^ "2009 Result – Jacob's Ck Sparkling B.T.C Cup (held 9 May 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  17. ^ "2008 Result – B T C Cup (held 10 May 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  18. ^ "2007 Result – B T C Cup (held 12 May 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  19. ^ "2006 Result – B.T.C. Cup (held 13 May 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  20. ^ "2005 Result – B.T.C. Cup (held 30 April 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  21. ^ "2004 Result – B.T.C. Cup (held 1 May 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  22. ^ "2002 Result – B.T.C. Cup (held 27 April 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  23. ^ "2000 Result – Carlton Cup (held 13 May 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  24. ^ "1999 Result – Carlton Cup (held 1 May 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  25. ^ "1997 Result – Foster's Cup (held 26 April 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  26. ^ "1995 Result – Foster's Cup (held 29 April 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  27. ^ "1993 Result – Robins Kitchen Cup (held 1 May 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  28. ^ "1992 Result – Robins Kitchen Cup (held 2 May 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  29. ^ "1991 Result – Robins Kitchen Cup (held 4 May 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  30. ^ "1990 Result – Tourist Minister's Cup (held 5 May 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  31. ^ "1989 Result – Tourist Minister's Cup (held 29 April 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  32. ^ "1988 Result – Tourist Minister's Cup (held 28 May 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  33. ^ "1987 Result – Tourist Ministers Cup (held 20 June 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015. 
  34. ^ "1986 Result – Tourist Minister's Cup (held 21 June 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 3 May 2015.