2017 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

September 9, 2017

2017 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day Scratchings & Track Report

2017 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day has drawn nine talented fields to The Valley this afternoon and four black type races highlight the strong card.

He's Our Rokkii is favourite to win this afternoon's Group 2 Dato' Tan Chin Nam Stakes at The Valley. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

He’s Our Rokkii is favourite to win this afternoon’s Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes at The Valley. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

It is an overcast day in the greater Melbourne metropolitan region today, but The Valley track has been rated at a ‘Good 4’, after the penetrometer returned a reading of 4.7.

The Valley Track Report – 9/9/2017

  • Rail Position: +2m entire course
  • Track Type: Turf
  • Tracking Rating: Good 4
  • Weather: Overcast
  • Irrigation: Nil last 24 hours, 5mm last 7 days
  • Rainfall: 1mm last 24 hours, 14.5mm last 7 days
  • Penetrometer: 4.7

Strong fields have been taken for all nine races on Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day and the action is set to get underway with the running of the Ladbrokes Odds Boost Handicap (1600m) at 12:25pm local time.

Races 2, 3 and 4 have drawn open fields from a betting perspective and there is winning potential across the board, while the first black type race on Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day will be contested when seven sprinters step out for the Group 2 McEwen Stakes (1000m), including Russian Revolution and Houtzen.

The Listed Atlantic Jewel Stakes (1200m) is also an open affair following the scratchings of Limestone and Roomooz, while Japanese import Brave Smash is potentially auditioning for a run in The Everest this season, when he leads a talent-rich field in the Listed Strathmore Community Bendigo Bank Stakes (1200m) at 4:10pm.

He’s Our Rokkii remains a clear favourite to gain the ballot-free exemption into the Ladbrokes Cox Plate that is allocated to the winner of the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes, while several smart milers will contest the final race of the day at 5:25pm.

Open an account and bet with Ladbrokes.com.au to take advantage of Enhanced Odds on Races 1 and 2 at The Valley today, as well as the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes!*

The Valley Scratchings – 9/9/2017

Race 1 (12:25pm) Ladbrokes Odds Boost Handicap (1600m)

No Current Scratchings

Race 2 (1:00pm) Sweeney We Know West Handicap (1509m)

#3 Mutamayel
#7 Sky Punch
#9 Evil Cry
#10 Illumicon
#11 Amerock
#12 Ferrocerium

Race 3 (1:40pm) MiMatch Handicap (1509m)

#8 Radical
#13 Lord Tennyson
#15e Don’t Get Excited

Race 4 (2:15pm) LF Sign Group Handicap (2040m)

#8 Moonovermanhattan

Race 5 (2:50pm) Group 2 McEwen Stakes (1000m)

No Current Scratchings

Race 6 (3:30pm) Listed Atlantic Jewel Stakes (1200m)

#3 Limestone
#6 Roomooz
#7 Counterplay

Race 7 (4:10pm) Listed Strathmore Community Bendigo Bank Stakes (1200m)

#4 Reldas

Race 8 (4:50pm) Group 2 Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes (1600m)

#1 Gallante
#2 Tavago

Race 9 (5:25pm) Powerflo Craig Opie Cup (1600m)

#7 Mihany

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