Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes nominations – 2016

View the nominations for the 2016 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes. The Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes will be run on Saturday 3rd September at Moonee Valley racecourse.

Horse Sex Age Trainer
1 AWESOME ROCK H 5 Leon & Troy Corstens
2 ENTIRELY PLATINUM (NZ) G 7 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
3 EXCESS KNOWLEDGE (GB) H 7 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
4 JACQUINOT BAY G 9 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
5 JAMEKA M 4 Ciaron Maher
6 MAHUTA H 4 Darren Weir
7 MISS ROSE DE LAGO M 6 Danny O’Brien
8 REAL LOVE M 6 Darren Weir
9 ROYAL RAPTURE G 7 Darren Weir
10 SET SQUARE M 5 Ciaron Maher
11 SIGNOFF (IRE) G 7 Darren Weir
12 SUAVITO (NZ) M 6 Nigel Blackiston
13 TAVAGO (NZ) G 4 Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
14 THE CLEANER G 9 Peter Gelagotis
15 THE UNITED STATES (IRE) H 7 Robert Hickmott
16 TOSEN STARDOM (JPN) H 6 Darren Weir


Hong Kong champion Joao Moreira has dominated the Sapporo meeting in Japan with six winners but has still failed to defend the World All Star Jockeys’ title.

His haul on Sunday came in races outside the designated events for the series won by Japan-based Italian Mirco Demuro with Australia’s Craig Williams sixth of the 14 riders.

Moreira finished fifth in the series held over two days.

It was his last meeting of an off-season stint in Japan ahead of the renewal of racing in Hong Kong on Saturday.

“Of course it is fantastic to ride so many winners. It’s been an amazing experience,” Moreira told the South China Morning Post.

“But part of the reason I came here was to make sure I start the season at home as fit as I can be, and I think I have done that.”

Moreira rode a record 168 winners in Hong last season.

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