Latest News from Patrick G Carey Racing Stables

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, ...

Havana Haymaker while the sun shines

Havana Haymaker while the sun shines

Mar 14, 2017

Congratulations to Hancox Bloodstock Carlarossa syndicate on the win of Havana Haymaker (Teofilo/Carlarossa) in the Ron Barassi maiden plate at Bendigo on 14th March.  Well rated by Steven Arnold, it was a strong all-the-way win for the big horse, and he appeared to have ...

Baykool plays it cool for a 6 length win

Baykool plays it cool for a 6 length win

Mar 13, 2017

It was a great night at Cranbourne on Friday 10th March, with Baykool (High Chaparral/Our Serena), ridden by Noel Callow breaking through for a 6 length win in the Walk for Phil maiden plate.  Congratulations to Peter, Terry, Tim, Peter, Francis, Derek, Tim and the ...

Melbourne Premier purchases

Melbourne Premier purchases

Feb 28, 2017

Day 3 of the Melbourne Premier sale, and we have just become the successful bidders on a quality filly by NOT A SINGLE DOUBT  out of an ENCOSTA DE LAGO mare, and a cracking colt by first season sire FIORENTE .  The filly is half-sister to CHAMP ELECT, winner of 2 ...

Melbourne Premier Yearling Sales

Melbourne Premier Yearling Sales

Feb 22, 2017

This weekend marks the start of the four day Melbourne Premier Yearling sales, traditionally the most prestigious Victorian sale each year.  We will be attending these sales, and have identified some prospects based on pedigree that we will be sure to inspect further.  ...

The Yearlings have Landed!

The Yearlings have Landed!

Feb 13, 2017

We are delighted to advise that the two fillies we purchased in NZ at the Karaka Premier Sale have arrived in Melbourne.  They have both travelled well, and are settling in to Epsom Lodge for a couple of days before we send them out to the spell to rest and grow. If ...