2013 BTC Cup Showdown – Buffering V Rain Affair

April 30, 2013

DEPOSIT $100 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50 bet with

$200

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25 to get

$75

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250 to get

$250

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

2013 BTC Cup Showdown – Buffering V Rain Affair

Two of Australia’s fastest horses are set for a showdown in Saturday week’s Group 1 2013 BTC Cup (1200m) when the Brisbane Winter Carnival kicks off at Eagle Farm.

Buffering is on track for the BTC Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Queensland’s reigning horse of the year Buffering opened his winter campaign with a thumping win in Saturday’s Victory Stakes but he is likely to face stiff competition from Sydney raider Rain Affair.

Rain Affair signalled his class when finishing second to All Too Hard in the All Aged Stakes (1400m) and heads north to chase Group 1 glory.

Despite their quality, neither Buffering nor Rain Affair are yet to crack it at Group 1 level.

Most pundits predict one of these horses will break their top-level drought in the BTC Cup and we are here to give you a rundown on the pair of star sprinters.

Buffering

  • Queensland’s number one horse
  • Electric gatespeed and leads or races right up on the speed
  • 12 wins and 11 minor placings from 31 starts, $2.1 million in prizemoney
  • Five Group 2 victories
  • Seven-time Group 1 placegetter
  • Seven-time winner over 1200m
  • Last seen winning Group 2 Victory Stakes by 3 1/2 lengths
  • Racing at his home track of Eagle Farm
  • Third behind Black Caviar and Hay List in 2011 BTC Cup, missed last year with injury

Rain Affair

  • Bold front-runner who flies out of the gates
  • 11 wins and four minor placings from 20 starts, $1.16 million in prizemoney
  • Three-time Group 2 winner
  • Three-time Group 1 runner-up
  • Will be fourth-up in the BTC Cup
  • Last seen running a strong second behind All Too Hard in the All Aged Stakes
  • Three-time winner over 1200m

When the time arrives to bet on the BTC Cup, it doesn’t matter who you are backing, great odds will be found at bookmaker.com.au!

Home of the $500 bonus bet, bookmaker.com.au has a wide range of betting options and is fully Australian-owned and operated!

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

Super Cash Chases Robert Sangs...

Gosford Cup 2018 Betting: Sing...

Gosford Cup 2018 Betting: Singing Firming Favourite

Newcastle horseman Kris Lees saddles-up two stayers in Thursday’s feature race...

2018 Newmarket Handicap Second...

2018 Newmarket Handicap Second-Up for Merchant Navy

Coolmore Stud Stakes winning colt Merchant Navy will take on the older...

2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes F...

2018 Ladbrokes CF Orr Stakes First-Up for Mighty Boss

Mick Price’s shock Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss will chase the 2018...

Royal Ascot Option for 2018 Qu...

Royal Ascot Option for 2018 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Bound Winx

The world’s best mare Winx will be “on the plane” to England for a Royal Ascot...

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