Latest News from Patrick G Carey Racing Stables

2020 Yearlings for Epsom Lodge

2020 Yearlings for Epsom Lodge

Mar 12, 2020

We have had a successful time at the recent sales, with a filly and a colt to join the Epsom Lodge team.  At the Tasmanian Magic Millions Sale we purchased a lovely MYBOYCHARLIE filly out of a half-sister to ARAPAHO MISS, herself an Oaks winner and dam of DE LITTLE ...

Anna Mae all the way

Anna Mae all the way

Mar 12, 2020

Congratulations to the happy owners of Anna Mae, recently arrived at Epsom Lodge in fantastic condition from the Mick Kent stables, while Mick takes a short break from training. She certainly put her best foot forward at her first start for us at Cranbourne on 6th March, with a ...

Maclairey's running hot

Maclairey's running hot

Dec 24, 2019

Congratulations to John Sweeney and partners on Maclairey's win in the Jack Hirsch Memorial Yarra Valley Cup on Friday, 20th December 2019.  It was a sweltering hot day and Maclairey -piloted by Beau Mertens - showed great courage to win his first cup in a dead ...

Carey eyes Yarra Valley Cup with Maclairey

Carey eyes Yarra Valley Cup with Maclairey

Dec 19, 2019

Adam McGrath       https://www.racing.com/news/2019-12-19/news-carey-eyes-yarra-valley-cup-with-maclaireyPat Carey is hopeful that Maclairey can play a part in the Yarra Valley Cup on Friday, having also had success with his dam.Carey trained ...

Fillies firing

Fillies firing

Dec 10, 2019

The fillies and mares at Epsom Lodge are on a roll at the moment, with 2 winners and 2 close-up placings from our girls over the past week. Music of the Night and Ultra Smart raced at Sandown on Wednesday 4th December, and both figured in close finishes, being half a length ...

Update on 2018 yearlings

Update on 2018 yearlings

Dec 09, 2019

The yearlings that we purchased in 2018 at the Karaka Premier sales, the Sydney Easter sales and VOBIS Gold sale are all either established or well on the path to their racing careers.  With the new racing season about to start, here is an update on the Class of ...

 Birthday Wishes to all our horses

Birthday Wishes to all our horses

Jul 31, 2019

1st August is the official birthday for all thoroughbred horses in the Southern Hemisphere, and marks the start of the new Racing Year.  Looking back over the last year we remember some proud moments including city wins, the emergence of CROWDED HOUSE as a sire of the ...

Gold from the Sales

Gold from the Sales

May 07, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Pat has purchased 2 lovely fillies at the recent Melbourne Gold Yearling sales.  The first is by newcomer TRUST IN A GUST, out of Princess of Exile - from the family of THE QUARTERBACK. She is a brown filly, a very nice type, from a good ...

T'was One exceptional win

T'was One exceptional win

Apr 24, 2019

T'was One Morning (Turffontein x Romalpa) broke through for her maiden victory at Geelong in fine style on Thursday 17 April to win by a length-and-a-half.Superbly ridden by Jack Martin, given the run of the race after siting off the pace, T'was One Morning reeled in the ...

Smarty salutes at her home track

Smarty salutes at her home track

Apr 12, 2019

Smart mare, Ultra Smart, landed her second victory in dominant style at her home track of Mornington on Sunday 7 April.Having had some niggling issues over the past couple of years, it's great to see Ultra Smart back in the winner's stall and continuing her great record at ...

North Afrika gaining the taste of victory

North Afrika gaining the taste of victory

Apr 12, 2019

Dropping back in grade, North Afrika landed a narrow victory on Thursday 4 April and continued his love affair with the Racing.com Park (Pakenham) track having broken through for his maiden there two starts ago.Sent out in search for the lead, North Afrika was given a peach ...

Algiers makes every post a winner

Algiers makes every post a winner

Apr 08, 2019

Algiers scored a dominant all-the-way maiden victory at Racing.com Park (Pakenham) on Thursday 4 April winning by a decisive margin of 5.5-lengths.Well-rated by in-form jockey Rhys McLeod, Algiers gradually took up the lead before racing away on the corner and gapping ...

Francarlo breaks through to win maiden

Francarlo breaks through to win maiden

Mar 08, 2019

Emerging stayer Francarlo, a grey gelding, lived up to his strong staying pedigree (Reliable Man x Lady Love) to record his maiden victory last night at Racing.com Park (Pakenham).Ridden by stable apprentice Jack Martin, Francarlo sat outside the leader and made the tempo ...

Swift Sis sizzles down the straight

Swift Sis sizzles down the straight

Mar 08, 2019

Swift Sis provided an exciting win down the straight at Flemington in the mares benchmark 84 (1100m) coming from an almost hopeless position at the 150m mark making up three lengths to get past the talented, Miss Toorak Flyer, to win by a breathe in a photo ...

Northa Afrika breaks through in emphatic sytle

Northa Afrika breaks through in emphatic sytle

Mar 01, 2019

North Afrika finally broke through last night after a frustrating run of minor placings that would test any owners patience, but he left no doubt last night with his four length win at Racing.com Park (Pakenham).Well-rated by in-form apprentice Jack Martin, North Afrika kicked ...

Renascence wins on debut

Renascence wins on debut

Mar 01, 2019

Renascence held on to record a debut victory at Racing.com Park (Pakenham) last night to kick off what was the first of a double for Epsom Lodge.The Lucas Cranach gelding was well ridden by Rhys McLeod who made good use of his inside draw to hold a forward position and withstood ...

Maclairey strikes again

Maclairey strikes again

Jan 30, 2019

Having just won his maiden 10 days ago, Maclairey(NZ) showed that he has found the key to the mint with a nice win in The Big Screen Company handicap over 1600m at Ladbrokes Park Lakeside on Monday 28th January.  Despite the warm conditions there were quite a few of his ...

Our All-Star Miler Jack Martin

Our All-Star Miler Jack Martin

Jan 23, 2019

Let's get behind our apprentice Jack Martin who has the chance of a lifetime on Moss'N'Dale in the All Star Mile should he gain a start.Voting is now open, and each vote that is cast goes into the draw to win a share of $500,000.  Follow this link to cast your vote for ...

Lucky 13 for Maclairey

Lucky 13 for Maclairey

Jan 18, 2019

Forget  about black cats and walking under ladders, there was nothing superstitious about Maclairey(NZ) (Makfi - Dame Claire) winning his maiden at Pakenham on Thursday night, at his thirteenth start.  Maclairey is the first foal of Dame Claire who was a talented ...

Sisters are doing it for themselves!

Sisters are doing it for themselves!

Jan 07, 2019

The New Year is off to a flying start with Cheryl's 3YO filly The Sisters (Husson/Orphan) winning her first ever start at our home track on Sunday 6th January.  Named after a small farming community in the Western District, the filly was ridden extremely well by our ...

First city win for Khartoum

First city win for Khartoum

Dec 31, 2018

We have wound up 2018 in the best way possible with Khartoum scoring his first city win at Moonee Valley on Saturday 29th December.  Our apprentice Jack Martin gave him a fantastic ride, and wound up with a running double - winning the next on Miss Norway for John ...

Music of the NIght wins under lights

Music of the NIght wins under lights

Dec 24, 2018

Music of the Night scored her first city win at Moonee Valley on Friday 21st December in the DraftKings.com handicap over 2050m thanks to a classy ride by Jess Eaton who is apprenticed to Chris Meagher.    It was Music of the Night's first start under lights and she ...

Kootara chalks up her first win

Kootara chalks up her first win

Dec 17, 2018

Congratulations to John Sweeney and partners on the win of Kootara (Kuroshio/Annie's Diamond) in the No Fuss Event Hire 3YO maiden at Bendigo on Sunday 16th December.  This was Kootara's first win from 3 starts, well ridden by in-form apprentice Michael Poy.   ...

Jericho Cup

Jericho Cup

Nov 28, 2018

Havana Haymaker has secured a run in the Jericho Cup at Warrnambool on Saturday, and we are honoured to be a part of this fantastic race.  The brainchild of philanthropist Bill Gibbins, this race commemorates the original Jericho Cup, the soldiers of  the Australian ...