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
ALL MY EYE C533 27 HARBINGER (GB) TAKE ONE'S EYE (JPN) CROWN CLUB
BEST BAY H43 40 DARCI BRAHMA (NZ) LEADING ARTIST (GB) NOBEL RACING
BIG BANK H151 57 CHANCE IN TIME (AUS) LADY JEAN (AUS) NOBEL RACING
BLACK MAMBA N615 41 WRITTEN TYCOON (AUS) DIPPING (NZ) KOH SIOK CHOO
BLUE EYED BOY E437 42 ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL (USA) BLUE EYED MISS (IRE) HO SOON ANN JOHNSON
COME AND TAKE ALL E285 50 MINT LANE (USA) WATCH THE FENCE (AUS) ALAN
CRYSTAL STAR V87 38 NADEEM (AUS) JUST CASUAL (NZ) CRYSTAL DRAGON NO 2
E SUPREME H73 22 ROCK 'N' POP (AUS) GOOD REFLECTIONS (NZ) ADVANCE
ELISE W128 46 FALTAAT (USA) TONGARIRO (AUS) CHUA POH SENG
FIGHTING WARRIOR W524 58 HOLD THAT TIGER (USA) OUR CENTAINE (NZ) TRIPS D STABLE
FORTUNE SPIRIT R590 27 ORATORIO (IRE) CELTIC MOONDANCE (AUS) EIGHT EIGHT ONE STABLE
GOLDEN COIN C161 21 POUR MOI (IRE) MADAM STRAVINSKY (NZ) RONG STABLE
KIPEH E159 24 CASINO PRINCE (AUS) SASSY MINX (USA) NOBEL RACING
LADY LAKSHMI H382 52 DICK TURPIN (IRE) SHE'S ROY'S GIFT (AUS) NOBEL RACING
MAJOR GREEN R214 36 DR GREEN (NZ) WATUTSI (AUS) CHIA PIN HAN
MIGHTY PHOENIX C488 37 MYBOYCHARLIE (IRE) LA VEDETTE (AUS) KOH SIOK CHOO
REALITY K341 50 IVAN DENISOVICH (IRE) SALTY COUNTESSA (USA) REALITY
ROCKET FIGHTER C319 23 ZACINTO (GB) MUFFIN COUP (NZ) RONG STABLE
SPARKLE LOT E376 28 MYBOYCHARLIE (IRE) DIVINE FAITH (AUS) BEAUTY
SPEEDY DEMON E21 48 SO YOU THINK (NZ) CORALINA (AUS) KOH SIOK CHOO
TAIL SPIN C118 37 CONGRATS (USA) MAGIE FRANCAISE (FR) HO SOON ANN JOHNSON