Latest News from Patrick G Carey Racing Stables

The Cowboy caps off the weekend in style!

The Cowboy caps off the weekend in style!

Dec 11, 2017

Toorak Cowboy started off the racing week with an emphatic win at Werribee in the last on Sunday 10th December, the CFA Christmas Eve Races BM70 over 1100 metres. The gelding was beautifully ridden and rated by Rhys McLeod who had The Cowboy summed up after his last start at ...

Night is right for Nicodame

Night is right for Nicodame

Nov 27, 2017

It seems that Nicodame is a bit of a night-owl following her win at Cranbourne on Friday 24th November at the Industry Associations racenight.  She was in the last race of the night, and there was a delay of over 1 hour due to the weather, but Nicodame had no problem ...

Shangani Patrol

Shangani Patrol

Nov 23, 2017

Pat always says that Mornington horses generally do well racing at Mornington, and Shangani Patrol (Helenus/Bareback) proved him right today, surviving a surprising protest to win in the Highview Accounting Maiden Plate over 1500m.  This was Shangani Patrol's fifth start, ...

Our Award Winning Vet

Our Award Winning Vet

Nov 09, 2017

Many congratulations to our vet Dr Eoin Kelly, winner of the 2017 Young Entrepreneur of the year at the recent Irish Australian Business Awards.  Eoin was recognised for his achievements starting up his own specialist equine veterinary practice - Racetrack Veterinary ...

Open Day 2017

Open Day 2017

Oct 24, 2017

We were delighted to see so many familiar faces among the guests who came along to our annual Yearling Parade on Sunday 22nd October.  It was a bit of a wet and windy day for an outside event, but thankfully there was plenty of shelter under our verandahs, and we got ...

Backing a winner

Backing a winner

Sep 30, 2017

We were delighted to have some juniors from the South Mornington Tigers visit our stables all dressed up to support Richmond in the Grand Final.  Captain Rhett is always ready to pose for a photo, and he is joined here by Pat, Genine Triandafillou from Mornington Racing ...

Carey has double the fun at Mornington

Carey has double the fun at Mornington

Sep 30, 2017

Craig Brennan - AAPIt's always good to land a winner on your home track and trainer Pat Carey has had double the reason to celebrate at Mornington on Grand Final Day, September 30th.After three-year-old Ultra Smart (Smart Missile/Fraschetti) broke her ...

Khartoum goes zoom

Khartoum goes zoom

Sep 29, 2017

Well done to all on the strong win of Khartoum (Helenus/Katsumi) in the Jayco Bendigo Cup November 1 maiden at Bendigo on 28th September.  Rated beautifully by Rhys McLeod, Khartoum took a sit in behind the leaders in the early stage before working his way to the front, ...

Truly Magnificent!

Truly Magnificent!

Sep 21, 2017

Congratulations to the connections of El Magnificence (Magnus/Eliza's Dream), winner of the We Love A Bet 3YO maiden at Cranbourne on Wednesday 20th September.  The fun continues for owners Colin and Denise, Noel, Matthew, John, Marcus, Stefanie, Andrew, Robert, Jarrad, ...

Epsom Lodge supports Off The Track

Epsom Lodge supports Off The Track

Aug 28, 2017

Retired racehorses make great equine athletes and none more so than "Gobby" seen here competing at the Friends of Werribee horse trials over the weekend.  Gobby raced for us as Point de Virage, for a win and 3 placings, and retired in 2015.  He has re-trained as an ...

Purposeful win for Purrpussful

Purposeful win for Purrpussful

Aug 03, 2017

Congratulations to Clanbrooke Racing, syndicators of bonny mare Purrpussful who was the first runner and first winner of the new racing season for PG Carey Racing Stables.  She was the second winner of the day for apprentice Jessica Eaton who gave Purrpussful a lovely ...

Old School Epsom Boys

Old School Epsom Boys

Aug 02, 2017

This picture shows (left to right) Bernard (Whippa) Carey, John Meagher and Pat Carey.Whippa, John and Pat got together over the weekend to celebrate Margie Carey's 88th birthday. 

Interviews with the Boss

Interviews with the Boss

Jun 20, 2017

Pat was recently featured on Turf Life, the racing.com show dedicated to showcasing the stories of the people behind racing and thoroughbreds.  In this interview Pat takes us on his journey to becoming a trainer, and talks about the highlights of his 25 plus years in ...

Cuban Belle wins in town

Cuban Belle wins in town

Jun 15, 2017

Cuban Belle showed that there's no place like home at the Queen's Birthday meeting at Mornington on Monday 12th June.  With apprentice Ben Allen aboard she scored her first win at a Metropolitan meeting,  winning the NP Distribution Handicap over 1600m.  This is ...

Nicodame wins her maiden

Nicodame wins her maiden

May 22, 2017

It was great to see John Sweeney's  black with lime stars colours in the winners circle at Cranbourne on Friday night.  John is a long time friend and client, and he and his syndicate members are the owners of Nicodame (Niconi/Zolletta) who won the Mega Trim motor ...

Cuban Belle rings true

Cuban Belle rings true

May 01, 2017

Dynamic filly Cuban Belle (Helenus-Cuban Girl) broke through for an encouraging win in the Ladbroke's Multiwin Maiden over 1500m at Mornington on Monday 1st May.  Apprentice Ben Thompson gave her a great ride, making use of her early pace to be level with the leaders, then ...

VRC St Leger's young guns combine

VRC St Leger's young guns combine

Apr 24, 2017

Andrew Eddy@fastisheddy https://www.racing.com/news/2017-04-24/vrc-st-legers-young-guns-combine 12:35pm The VRC St Leger is one of Pat Carey's favourite races as, he says, it ...

Super buys from the Super VOBIS Sales

Super buys from the Super VOBIS Sales

Apr 24, 2017

We had a very successful day at the VOBIS Gold yearling sales on Sunday 23rd April, purchasing 4 nice fillies for the Epsom Lodge team. All of them are already entered for Super VOBIS, and are eligible to nominate for VOBIS Gold.  We have also entered them all for the ...

NIght Sight gets it right!

NIght Sight gets it right!

Apr 18, 2017

Night Sight continued his winning ways in the last at Sale on 18th April. the Bennett Electrical Contractors BM64 over 1717m. Stable apprentice Jack Martin turned in another polished ride on the horse, scoring a comfortable win, and in his post-race interview Jack gave Night ...

Night Sight glows in the dark!

Night Sight glows in the dark!

Apr 07, 2017

Congratulations to Steve Watkins, owner and breeder of Night Sight (Bianconi/Infrared) who scored his maiden win in the XXXX Gold maiden plate at Pakenham on 7th April. Night Sight is a half-brother to The BMW winner CEDARBERG the first of the Helenus progeny to really fire, and ...

Searching for the next winner at the Yearling Sales

Searching for the next winner at the Yearling Sales

Apr 03, 2017

Pat and Cheryl are in attendance at the Sydney Easter Yearling Sales this week, searching for the next potential champion to join the Epsom Lodge team.  The Sydney Easter Sales are traditionally the leading sales in Australia each year, where the cream of the yearling crop ...

Frankly my dear, Captain Rhett is a winner

Frankly my dear, Captain Rhett is a winner

Mar 28, 2017

Captain Rhett (Helenus/Starlett O'Hara) broke his maiden status at Geelong today in the bet365 maiden plate over 2200m.  "The Captain" has shown a great deal of promise this time in, with a 3rd in the Autumn Classic (Gr 2) at Caulfield and 5th in the Alister Clark ...

Baykool doubles up

Baykool doubles up

Mar 26, 2017

Last start winner Baykool made it 2 in a row with a nice win in the Hygain BM70 handicap for 3 year olds at Ballarat on 26th June.  Thanks to a well-judged ride by Patrick Moloney, Baykool got the chocolates in a close finish, and he looks to be developing as a nice young ...

Hellava Babe makes it 3 in a week!

Hellava Babe makes it 3 in a week!

Mar 17, 2017

Hellava Babe (Helenus/Cherubim)  continued Pat's winning streak on Thursday 16th March, with a  determined win in the Stateline Office Seating 3YO maiden plate at Racing.com Park.  This is a win truly worth celebrating as it demonstrates how patience, ...