Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes News

Trainer Peter Gelagotis is thrilled with the condition of cult hero The Cleaner in the lead-up to a 2016 Spring Carnival campaign that will be centred around winning the Group 2 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) for a third-consecutive year. The Cleaner has been a favourite of Australian racing…


Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes

Forming part of Melbourne’s illustrious Spring Racing Carnival season, the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes is a feature thoroughbred horse race which takes place at the Moonee Valley Racecourse every year. A Group Two race, the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes takes place over 1600 metres and is worth $250,000 in prizemoney. The race itself draws horses of all ages to run under weight-for-age conditions and can be used by the spring punters as a Melbourne Cup betting guide.

The 2015 Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes will take place on September 5th, 2015.

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Race Information

  • Date: September
  • Racecourse: Moonee Valley Racecourse, Melbourne
  • Distance: 1,600 metres
  • Race Type: Open, Weight-For-Age
  • Group Listing: Group Two
  • Prize Money: $250,000

Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes History

The Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes was inaugurated onto the Australian horse racing calendar in 1948, with Phoibos claiming the initial hours. Originally a Principal race, it became elevated to Group Two in 1979 – and has remained as such since. For the majority of its history the race was known as the John F Feehan Stakes, but since 2005 was named after the Malaysian entrepreneur and racehorse owner Dato Tan Chin Nam.

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