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 33 HARBINGER (GB) TAKE ONE'S EYE (JPN) CROWN CLUB
BLACK MAMBA N615 44 WRITTEN TYCOON (AUS) DIPPING (NZ) KOH SIOK CHOO
BLUE EYED BOY E437 40 ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL (USA) BLUE EYED MISS (IRE) CHEERS
COME AND TAKE ALL E285 43 MINT LANE (USA) WATCH THE FENCE (AUS) ALAN STABLE
DAYFLIRT C189 29 AD VALOREM (USA) FAVORITE SPICE (AUS) CHEERS
DRAGON HIGH E199 66 ARLINGTON (AUS) TIMECUTTER (AUS) KOH SIOK CHOO
E SUPREME H73 32 ROCK 'N' POP (AUS) GOOD REFLECTIONS (NZ) ADVANCE
FORTUNE SPIRIT R590 34 ORATORIO (IRE) CELTIC MOONDANCE (AUS) EIGHT EIGHT ONE STABLE
LADY LIBERTY R226 20 SHOWCASING (GB) NATIVE NICKEL (IRE) GUTSY STAR
MAJOR GREEN R214 36 DR GREEN (NZ) WATUTSI (AUS) -
MIGHTY PHOENIX C488 28 MYBOYCHARLIE (IRE) LA VEDETTE (AUS) KOH SIOK CHOO
MIRACLE WEI WEI E11 27 COATS CHOICE (AUS) STYLISH ANNIE (NZ) KOH SIOK CHOO
NORMAN E438 27 DUKE OF MARMALADE (IRE) LADY NAOMI (USA) CHEERS
PROVOCATEUR E175 52 POET'S VOICE (GB) MANDARINS DAUGHTER (AUS) SOH SENG LYE
RED RACKHAM W509 30 ONCEUPONATIME (NZ) EASY WAY (NZ) RONG STABLE
RELIC WARRIOR E435 25 ATRAF (GB) LAN DOCHAS (IRE) RELIC
ROCKET FIGHTER C319 33 ZACINTO (GB) MUFFIN COUP (NZ) RONG STABLE
SPARKLE LOT E376 40 MYBOYCHARLIE (IRE) DIVINE FAITH (AUS) SIAH SONGHAN
SPEEDY DEMON E21 53 SO YOU THINK (NZ) CORALINA (AUS) KOH SIOK CHOO
SUPER WINNER N616 97 KAPHERO (AUS) MILLIE ROSE (AUS) SOH SENG LYE
SWIFT J730 27 ELVSTROEM (AUS) REGO'S GIRL (AUS) KOH SIOK CHOO
TAIL SPIN C118 40 CONGRATS (USA) MAGIE FRANCAISE (FR) CHEERS
ZMAN H332 43 STREET BOSS (USA) NOT FUHR NOTHIN (AUS) SIAH SONGHAN