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Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes

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Inaugurated  1948
Distance  1,600 metres
Track  Left-handed
Race type  Thoroughbred
Surface  Turf
Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes
Location  Moonee Valley Racecourse, Melbourne

The Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes, registered as the John F. Feehan Stakes is a Moonee Valley Racing Club Group 2 Australian Thoroughbred horse race held under Weight for Age conditions, for horses aged three years old and upwards, over a distance of 1600 metres at Moonee Valley Racecourse in September. The prize money is A$250,000.

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Race history

The original race was named after John F. Feehan, who was the landowner of where the Moonee Valley Racecourse is located now. The race was renamed in 2005 for Malaysian entrepreneur and racehorse owner Dato' Tan Chin Nam.

Race name

  • 1948 - Glenroy Stakes
  • 1949–1955 - J.F. Feehan Stakes
  • 1956–1969 - J.F. Feehan Handicap
  • 1970–1982 - J.F. Feehan Stakes
  • 1983 - Centennial Stakes
  • 1984–2004 - J.F. Feehan Stakes
  • 2005 onwards - Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes
  • Race distance

  • 1948–1971 - 1 mile (~ 1600m)
  • 1972–1986 – 1600 metres
  • 1987 – 1619 metres
  • 1988 onwards - 1600 metres
  • Race grade

  • 1948–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979 onwards - Group 2
  • Race venue

  • 1995 - held at Caulfield Racecourse
  • References

    Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes Wikipedia


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