Dato Tan Chin Nam
|Dato' Tan Chin Nam
|Dato Tan Chin Nam is a highly
successful Malaysian businessman and a major owner of Australian
thoroughbred race horses. Reportedly one of the wealthiest people in
Malaysia, Dato' Tan Chin Nam made his fortune as a large-scale property
developer in Malaysia and Singapore.
A long-time horse racing fan, Dato' Tan Chin Nam has enjoyed a fruitful
30-year association with leading Australian race horse trainer, Bart
Cummings. As a result, Dato' Tan Chin Nam is a shareholder of most of
Cummings' better known horses, including Saintly - a champion Gr 1
Dato' Tan Chin Nam owns his own stud farm in Australia called Think Big
Stud, which was named after his double Melbourne Cup winner Think Big.
It is situated at Burradoo in New South Wales along the banks of the
He has had such a prolific influence on the Australian horse racing
scene that Melbourne's Moonee Valley Racecourse named a race in his
honor called the Dato Tan Chin Nam Stakes.
|Dato' Tan Chin Nam's
thoroughbred Think Big won the Melbourne Cup in 1974 and 1975 and his
horse Viewed won the prestigious race in 2008.
Dato' Tan Chin Nam - 10
Notable Horses Owned
Bridget OppenheimerAga KhanCoolmoreFrank StronachGodolphin RacingJohn MagnierTeam ValorMike Pegram