News About 2011 BTC Cup

13 and Counting for Undefeated Queen Black Caviar

13 and Counting for Undefeated Queen Black Caviar

She came, she conquered and she’s not stopping yet. Last Saturday Peter Moody’s super mare and super freak Black Caviar scored her 13th career-opening victory, easily defeating another crack field of sprinters in the BTC Cup at Doomben. Surpassing her own record of successive wins, four-year-old Black Caviar lined up the raging favourite in her…

Heathcote Group 1 Hopes Fade As Black Caviar Talent Soars

Heathcote Group 1 Hopes Fade As Black Caviar Talent Soars

Robert Heathcote’s hopes of an upset victory over Black Caviar in tomorrow’s $400,000 BTC Cup were dashed even further after he watched the superstar mare take part in a familiarisation gallop on Tuesday. “If that was a familiarisation gallop then I’m in serious trouble,” Heathcote said. Heathcote is realistic about Buffering’s chances up against the…

Dunn Returns To The Kingdom Of Fife

Dunn Returns To The Kingdom Of Fife

There’s few more prized rides in Australia at the moment than that of My Kingdom Of Fife. The English import is yet to be beaten from three runs in this country all of which have come at Group level. Nash Rawiller was meant to be aboard his next start in the Doomben Cup but after…

Black Piranha Circles For Miracle Upset

Black Piranha Circles For Miracle Upset

Black Piranha hasn’t been given a hope of making an impact in tomorrow’s BTC Cup at Doomben and he’s barely rated a mention in the pre-race build up. Admittedly his finish in 2010 wasn’t overly impressive and when coming up against a champion of the quality of Black Caviar it’s probably fair that he’s deep…

Heathcote Also Basking in Black Caviar Spotlight

Heathcote Also Basking in Black Caviar Spotlight

Brisbane’s premier trainer Robert Heathcote may have conceded his in-form galloper Buffering is running for third at best behind top duo Black Caviar and Hay List in Saturday’s BTC Cup, but he is as happy as anyone that the stars are in town. Heathcote is one of the many thousands of Black Caviar fans who…

Black Caviar Horse Before Asset for Moody

Black Caviar Horse Before Asset for Moody

While it is easy to look at Black Caviar as a money making machine, the superstar mare having won over $3.2 million in prize money from just 12 starts to date, trainer Peter Moody said at the end of the day she was a horse and would be treated as such. Four-year-old Black Caviar has…

Black Caviar Credited for Brisbane’s Sunny Skies

Black Caviar Credited for Brisbane’s Sunny Skies

Even the weather gods seem to be smiling on Peter Moody’s freakishly gifted mare Black Caviar for her Brisbane debut on Saturday, with the months of miserable weather in the sunshine state clearing just in time. Australia’s best sprinter Black Caviar is out to add an incredible 13th victory to her unparalleled succession of race…

Cards Continue to Fall in Favour of Black Caviar

Cards Continue to Fall in Favour of Black Caviar

The good fortune continues for Black Caviar in anticipation of her BTC Cup assignment on Saturday with trainer of rival sprinter Hay List, John McNair, admitting that yesterday’s barrier draw was firmly in favour of the mighty mare. The $400,000 Group 1 BTC Cup (1200m) at Doomben this weekend will be the fourth time the…

No Head Start for Hay List in Black Caviar Clash

No Head Start for Hay List in Black Caviar Clash

Leading Victorian trainer Peter Moody has vowed not to let gun sprinter Hay List get too much of a lead on his superlative mare Black Caviar on Saturday admitting that the tight turns at Doomben could potentially get the better of her if he did. Anticipation is building over Saturday’s Group 1 BTC Cup clash…

Millions on Black Caviar with Moody Over the Moon with Draw

Millions on Black Caviar with Moody Over the Moon with Draw

With premier Victorian trainer Peter Moody admittedly over the moon with the ideal barrier four draw for his incomparable mare Black Caviar in the BTC Cup on Saturday, the fans are outlaying millions on Australia’s best horse to win lucky number 13. Although Black Caviar may not officially be rated as the ‘world’s best’ according…