2016 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day Scratchings

A capacity field remains in check to face off in the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes 2016 this afternoon in Melbourne following the official Moonee Valley scratchings for the latest Victorian Spring Racing Carnival meeting.

The United States

The United States is one of the favourites for the 2016 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes at Moonee Valley this afternoon. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

It is an overcast but mainly fine day in Melbourne today and with nearly no chance of rainfall until this evening the current Good (4) Moonee Valley track rating is set to stay for Dato’ Day.

Moonee Valley Track Report – 03/09/2016

  • Rail: Out 3m Entire Circuit
  • Penetrometer: 4.55
  • Weather: Overcast
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Track Rating: Good (4)
  • Irrigation: Nil
  • Rainfall: 1mm last 24 hrs, 5.5mm last 7 days

Racing kicks off in Melbourne this afternoon at 12:25pm (AEST) and continues until the nine-race card closer at 5:25pm (AEST).

Two Group races headline the program including the meeting’s namesake race, the $250,000 Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m) where the only scratching is the sole emergency Entirely Platinum.

A full 14-starter field remains for the weight-for-age showdown and 2016 Cox Plate qualifier where betting at Ladbrokes.com.au is led by returning Group 1 champ The United States ($6) and market mover Miss Rose De Lago ($6) coming off a Group 2 P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m) win at Caulfield.

Earlier on the line-up the $200,000 Group 2 McEwen Stakes (1000m) is the other key race, the original 10-horse field down to just eight runners after the scratching of Iconic and Chloe In Paris.

See below for the full Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day scratchings before heading to Ladbrokes.com.au to lock in your Moonee Valley tips at the best odds!

Moonee Valley Scratchings – 03/09/2016

Total Scratchings: 10

Race 1 (12:25pm) – $80,000 William Hill Handicap (1600m)

No current scratchings

Race 2 (1:00pm) – $90,000 1PRINT Craig Opie Cup (1600m)

No current scratchings

Race 3 (1:35pm) – $80,000 Quest Moonee Valley Handicap (1514m)

No current scratchings

Race 4 (2:15pm) – $60,000 United Refrigeration Handicap (1514m)

No current scratchings

Race 5 (2:50pm) – $200,000 Group 2 Mitty’s Racing Colours McEwen Stakes (1000m)

#1 Iconic (9)

#10 Chloe In Paris (8)

Race 6 (3:30pm) – $120,000 Listed Mitchelton Wines Atlantic Jewel Stakes (1200m)

#2 I Am A Star (16)

#7 Selenia (12)

#12 Inspired Estelle (15)

Race 7 (4:10pm) – $12,000 Listed SAJ Fruit Supply Stakes (1200m)

#6 Mount Nebo (14)

Race 8 (4:50pm) – $250,000 Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m)

#15e Entirely Platinum (12)

Race 9 (5:25pm) – $90,000 MSC Signs Handicap (2040m)

#11 Zanteca (2)

#13 O’Lonera (10)

#15e The Thug (9)

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