Malcolm Thwaites is rated among the most successful trainers in Malaysian Racing history and has trained with success in eight different countries around the world for over 30 years.
Having first started his training career in America in 1980 where he trained his first winner, Malcolm then moved to train in Canada, before coming to Malaysia for the fist time in 1986. Malcolm trained his first Malaysian Group 1 winner in 1987 with a horse called Nostadamas which Malcolm also owned and a year later Malcolm trained the first of his six Singapore Gold Cup winners with Trend Defy in 1987.
Malcolm moved to set up his training base in Sinagpore and in 1998 has two runners in the Melbourne Cup, Peak Of Perfection and Three Crowns. Peak Of Perfection a week later ran 2nd in the Group 2 Sandown Cup beaten a neck at 100/1.
After being in Singapore for a number of years Malcolm moved again to Macau, Hong Kong, Dubai and Australia and is now back training in Kuala Lumpur where he is also the head of the Selangor trainers association.
Malcolm currently trains for one of the most successful owners in the world Dato Tan Chin Nam who has owned Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate, Oaks and Derby winners, and has enjoyed recent success with the stayer Book Of Kells

Held Trainers Licence since: 1980
First Winner: Miss Debra 1980 – Phoenix Arizona, America

Career Highlights:

6 x Champion Malaysian Trainer

45 Group 1 winners – Number 3 of all time, over 1000 career winners
Singapore Gold Cup –  Trend Defy (1988),  Navajo II (1993),  Zatopek III (1996), Lucky Treasure (1997), Three Crowns (1998), Zirna (2003)

Singapore Airlines International Cup – Ouzo (2000)

Singapore Cup – Beyond Expectation (1999), Ouzo (2000)

Singapore Derby – Istanbul (1989),  Peak Of Perfection (1992), Peak Of Perfection (1997),  Ouzo (1998), Par Excellence (1999)

Raffles Cup –  Ouza (1993), Zirna (2003)

Queen Elizabeth II Cup – Navajo II (1993), A Class Above (1998), Beyond Expectation (1999), Ouzo (2000)

Lion City Cup –Fischer (1997), Fischer (1999)

Singapore New Year Cup – Ouzo (2000), Our Aristotle (2001)

Silver Cup – Fischer (1995)

Pesta Sukan Cup – Nostradamus (1987), Sagatuck (1989)

EW Barker Memorial Trophy – Storm Racer (2003)

Tunku Gold Cup – Peak Of Perfection (1997 & 1999), 1998 Ouzo (1998)

Agong Gold Cup – He’s Dawan (1998)

Selangor Gold Cup –Fischer (1995, 1987 & 1988)

Perak Derby – Nostradamus (1987), Peak Of Perfection (1998)

Coronation Cup – He’s Dawan (1987), World Court (1989)

Sultan Gold Vase –  Fischer(1995), Kelantan (2008)
Yang Di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup – Ouzo (1997)

Penang Sprint Trophy –He’s Dawan (1988), Fischer, (1995, 1996 & 1998)

MRA Cup – Lady Archer (1992), A Class Above (1995)

Best Horse Trained : Ouzo & Fisher

 

 


Nationality: Singaporean Born in Year: 1945

Horses by this Trainer

Horse Name MRA Brand Rating Sire Dam Owner
AEOLUS W479 33 ALAMOSA (NZ) BLONDINI (NZ) CHIN HENG NO 3
ALL MY EYE C533 41 HARBINGER (GB) TAKE ONE'S EYE (JPN) ADVANCE
BLACK MAMBA N615 54 WRITTEN TYCOON (AUS) DIPPING (NZ) KOH SIOK CHOO
BLUE EYED BOY E437 38 ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL (USA) BLUE EYED MISS (IRE) CHEERS
CASH IS KING E480 51 TAVISTOCK (NZ) HALF IRISH (NZ) MORE
CASING ROYAL W320 53 SHOWCASING (GB) ICY BUBBLES (NZ) KNIGHT
CELERITAS R509 67 SEQUALO (AUS) PACONIS (AUS) PLAN
DAYFLIRT C189 33 AD VALOREM (USA) FAVORITE SPICE (AUS) CHEERS
E SUPREME H73 38 ROCK 'N' POP (AUS) GOOD REFLECTIONS (NZ) ADVANCE
FORTUNE SPIRIT R590 35 ORATORIO (IRE) CELTIC MOONDANCE (AUS) EIGHT EIGHT ONE STABLE
LADY LIBERTY R226 22 SHOWCASING (GB) NATIVE NICKEL (IRE) GUTSY STAR
MAJOR GREEN R214 38 DR GREEN (NZ) WATUTSI (AUS) M SABRY
NINETYSEVENEMPEROR R196 49 THORN PARK (AUS) L'ACCORD (NZ) S ELEVEN
NORMAN E438 36 DUKE OF MARMALADE (IRE) LADY NAOMI (USA) CHEERS
PROVOCATEUR E175 51 POET'S VOICE (GB) MANDARINS DAUGHTER (AUS) SOH SENG LYE
RACER KING N572 60 PINS (AUS) CENT TO WIN (NZ) FIFTH KINGDOM
RAJA MAHESA N628 35 NICCONI (AUS) WATCHME (AUS) M SABRY
RED RACKHAM W509 30 ONCEUPONATIME (NZ) EASY WAY (NZ) CHEN RONG
RELIC WARRIOR E435 26 ATRAF (GB) LAN DOCHAS (IRE) RELIC
ROCKET FIGHTER C319 38 ZACINTO (GB) MUFFIN COUP (NZ) RONG STABLE
SPARKLE LOT E376 52 MYBOYCHARLIE (IRE) DIVINE FAITH (AUS) SIAH SONGHAN
SPEEDY DEMON E21 59 SO YOU THINK (NZ) CORALINA (AUS) KOH SIOK CHOO
SWIFT J730 26 ELVSTROEM (AUS) REGO'S GIRL (AUS) LI FENG
TAIL SPIN C118 50 CONGRATS (USA) MAGIE FRANCAISE (FR) CHEERS