Latest News from Patrick G Carey Racing Stables

Hellava Win

Hellava Win

Mar 28, 2018

Congratulations to all connections of Hellava Babe, strong winner of the Clanbrooke Racing handicap at Sandown this afternoon.  Rider Rhys McLeod had her nicely positioned at the turn, and when an opening presented itself he took full advantage, and the mare stretched out ...

Premier Sales News!

Premier Sales News!

Mar 07, 2018

We are pleased to announce that we were the successful bidders for a striking colt by Fighting Sun, Lot 682 at the Melbourne Premier Sales.  He is a well-grown individual, bred and raised at the renowned Sun Stud, and as he is by a Victorian based sire he is eligible for ...

Toan Thang Triumphs!

Toan Thang Triumphs!

Mar 07, 2018

It was great to see our apprentice Jack Martin back in the winner's stall at Wangaratta on Sunday 4th March, after a an injury-enforced break over summer.  Jack rode Toan Thang for owner Steve Watkins in the Mason Park Funerals handicap, and the son of Husson put in a ...

Sydney Classic Sales purchases

Sydney Classic Sales purchases

Feb 14, 2018

We have just returned from the Sydney Classic sales, the first at the new Inglis Riverside complex.  They have done a magnificent job creating a fantastic facility for the horses, re-using lots of the hardwood from the historic old stables, and the human accommodation at ...

Tuskar Brook in the winner's circle

Tuskar Brook in the winner's circle

Feb 12, 2018

Moonee Valley was the scene of enthusiastic celebrations on Friday night 9th February when Tuskar Brook (Hinchinbrook/Stratance) scored a very encouraging win in the MC Signs Plate.  This was her first win from 11 starts, and she certainly did it in style leading pretty ...

The Power of the Music of the NIght....

The Power of the Music of the NIght....

Feb 09, 2018

Music of the Night (Pierro/Moonlight Music) was certainly on song last night with a powerful win in the Andy McMillan Memorial Plate over 1400m at racing.com Park.  Rhys McLeod gave her a well-judged ride, allowing her to settle 4 lengths off the pace, then setting her ...

Karaka Sales update

Karaka Sales update

Jan 29, 2018

We are pleased to report that we have bought an outstanding Ifraaj filly to be the first of the PG Carey Racing Class of 2018 yearlings.  She is a very classy individual, with an athletic build and the strong walk that Pat looks for in all of his yearlings.  This filly ...

Sales season 2018

Sales season 2018

Jan 16, 2018

The annual Yearling Sales Season is upon us, kicked off in fine style with a record-breaking Magic Millions at the Gold Coast.  Towards the end of January Karaka Book 1 kicks off the New Zealand sales, then back in Australia we are busy with at least one sale per month ...

Havana Good Time

Havana Good Time

Jan 09, 2018

Congratulations to Shelley Hancox and all at Hancox Bloodstock on the gutsy win of Havana Haymaker at Cranbourne on 29th December.  The big horse gave us all a start - standing in the gates and missing the kick by 6 lengths - but Beau Mertens kept his cool and kept Havana ...

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 ...