BTC Cup 2012 Tips & Best Bets

May 11, 2012

BTC Cup 2012 Tips & Best Bets

The highlight on an eight event Doomben race card this Saturday is of course the $400,000 Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m), and below the team at Races.com.au have the insider 2012 BTC Cup tips and best bets.

Varenna Miss is the Races.com.au team's upset tip to win the 2012 BTC Cup

Due to jump as Doomben Race 7 at 3:50pm the BTC Cup field is down to 14 after the early scatching of #9 Title.

There could be another casualty yet too with doubts surrounding the fitness of the favourite, Buffering having pulled up sore after a track gallop this morning.

Trainer Rob Heathcote had his vet look over him and now Racing Queensland stewards have ordered one of theirs to have a look in the morning before clearing the Mossman four-year-old to run.

He’s easing but Buffering is still the $2.80 BTC Cup betting favourite at bookmaker.com.au.

His biggest dangers are perceived to be young Sydney filly Sea Siren ($7), the Joe Pride-trained Neeson ($9) and the always honest Group 1 performing mare Beaded ($9.50).

So does the Races.com.au BTC Cup selections and trifecta tip come from these shorties?

Or are we tipping a blowout for the opening Group 1 of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival with a longer priced hopeful such as The Galaxy winner Temple Of Boom ($11), Buffering’s set-for-improvement stablemate Woorim ($11) or class mare Varenna Miss ($12) rated special to win?

Doomben Race 7 Betting – 2012 BTC Cup Tips

To Win

#12 Varenna Miss ($12)

Fifth first-up in the TJ Smith Stakes last start was a beauty, unlucky not to run top two. She goes up 100m here which had she got last start she could have won. She loved it in Brisbane last year winning the QTC Cup and she gets a barrier with four, Jim Byrne also goes on and he won with her for her Doomben debut last year before the QTC Cup.

To Place

#3 Buffering ($2.80)

If they run they are the one to beat even with a minor injury, we don’t think Heathcote is going to risk them so could come out of this field. The barrier? Nash Rawiller is experienced and will get the job done if needed.

#11 Beaded ($9.50)

She can win if she wants to, but does she still have the zest for racing? Her 88% Win & Place percentage is a cracker, if you can ignore the last two runs and look at her stunning winter here 12 months ago then really she’s the one to beat, hasn’t been defeated at Doomben and Snowden is a master.

Roughies

#2 Scenic Blast ($31)

Was far from disgraced last start behind Buffering, if Buffering comes out they could be a genuine place chance at juicy odds. They run second up here and have an imposing second-up record (8-3-2-0). Their record says the Good ground is best so the firming track at Doomben works in their favour, also get the rails run from barrier one, way over the odds.

#8 Adebisi ($31)

Heathcote was wary of them and that says something. Won at Doomben two back over Spirit Of Boom, were dead last to Buffering last week but that was on Heavy going and they will like the firming track. Brilliant Doomben Record (10-5-0-1) and has three wins form five attempts at the track and distance, most recently over Latin News last December.

Whether you are taking us up on our BTC Cup win and place tips, or you have your own favourites you want to lock into some exotic bets, we recommend you head to the Aussie-owned and operated bookmaker.com.au.

Right now is the perfect time to discover the benefits of betting online with bookmaker.com.au as they have an unparalleled bookmaker.com.au open when you enter the codeword BONUSBET!

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC Oaks Bid

Ben Smith’s ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winning filly El Dorado Dreaming is in...

In Her Time Targets 2018 The E...

In Her Time Targets 2018 The Everest After Brisbane Winter

It is shaping-up as a huge year for Benjamin Smith’s class mare In Her Time...

All Aged to The Everest 2018 f...

All Aged to The Everest 2018 for Trapeze Artist

The world’s richest race on turf, the 2018 The Everest, will be firmly on the...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Fin...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Final for The Everest Bound Redzel

Inaugural The Everest champion Redzel has been specifically set for an autumn...

Horse Racing Today

Victorian filly So Far Sokool ...

Gai’s 2 head the list of...

Gai’s 2 head the list of nominations for the 2018 Japan Racing Association Plate

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Ecuador and Arbeitsam head up the...

Single Gaze looking to the fut...

Single Gaze looking to the future as a brood mare, out of 2018 Sydney Cup

Group 1 winning mare Single Gaze will begin preparations for the upcoming...

Savvy Coup looking for another...

Savvy Coup looking for another Kiwi win in 2018 Australian Oaks

Savvy Coup will be trying to keep the Kiwi fillies strong winning record...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in 2018 Sydney Cup

Damien Oliver has found himself back on Melbourne Cup winner Almandin who is...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field