Latest News from Patrick G Carey Racing Stables

Super Saver opens his account!

Super Saver opens his account!

Jul 03, 2014

We were delighted to see that Super Saver, sire of one of our yearlings (Super Saver/Pleats, by Green Desert) has had his first winner.  This picture of our filly (out of Pleats) was taken as she was getting ready to work at Mark Thomas's in Seymour ...

A solid foundation and introduction to a

A solid foundation and introduction to a "Career As A Racehorse"

Jul 03, 2014

Our yearling fillies are starting off their education over winter, and are currently in the safe hands of Mark Thomas at Seymour.  Pat believes that the breaking-in stage is critical to the future of a horse, and he entrusts his yearlings to expert horsemen such as Mark, ...

Come On Board and Join The

Come On Board and Join The "PGC TEAM"

Jun 24, 2014

We were very excited today as "Our Kaboom"- the half-brother to our rising 2 year old Equiano/Anna Dana filly - saluted at Traralgon.   This means that both of her older brothers are 2 year old winners, with "Our Kapow" winner at his ...

Kareem of the Crop

Kareem of the Crop

Jun 13, 2014

It was a long wait which was well rewarded for connections of 3 year old Kareeming (Nadeem/Karamah) when he scored his maiden win at Seymour on Thursday 12th June.  Kareeming races in the colours of Clanbrooke Racing, old friends along with new friends of ours at Epsom ...

Scone Yearling Sale - our Lucky Last!

Scone Yearling Sale - our Lucky Last!

May 21, 2014

We are pleased to announce that we have found the Lucky Last of the Epsom Lodge 2014 yearling team - a chestnut colt by MAGIC ALBERT. Pat has had success in the past with horses from the Scone Select yearling sale - including Daylight Second purchased in 2011 and Elle Excite ...

WA all the way

WA all the way

May 21, 2014

Talented former WA apprentice Aaron Mitchell and Camacho, a young up-and-coming stayer bred and owned in WA, combined to win the third race at Betfair Park today.  Aaron showed again that he has race-craft far beyond his years with a well timed ride, settling the horse ...

Cristalina Shines!

Cristalina Shines!

May 06, 2014

Pat seems to have uncovered another gem in Cristalina Lago (Encosta de Lago/Muzaretta), winner at Mornington today in a 2 year old fillies race over 1000m. Stephen King rode her an absolute treat, and guided her to a comfortable win at only her second start.  It was a ...

Another win for

Another win for "LUCKY"

Apr 02, 2014

Luck's A Fortune had an enjoyable day out at Sandown today, scoring a cruisy win in the second heat of the Stayer's Challenge over 3600m. A confident ride by in-form apprentice Harry Coffey saw Lucky tuck in quietly behind the field, then range up to the leaders in the ...

AARON MITCHELL TO FINISH APPRENTICESHIP IN MELBOURNE WITH PAT CAREY

Mar 21, 2014

Congratulations to promising former W.A. apprentice Aaron Mitchell who has now officially transferred his apprenticeship to Pat Carey.   Aaron kicked off the change in good style riding Solomon Song to victory today at Moe, scoring a ...

Congratulations To Owner and Breeder

Congratulations To Owner and Breeder "Michael Carlile"

Mar 20, 2014

We may have discovered another star today with Docking's win at Cranbourne.  This horse has landed in the winners enclosure at only his 3rd start after 2 unlucky seconds. He comes from the first crop of Astronomer Royal and is raced and bred ...

"Lucks a Fortune" from above

Mar 19, 2014

Some wins hold a significant place in your heart.  Luck's a Fortune's win at Betfair Park today who was ridden so well by apprentice Harry Coffey was one of those wins, as he is owned by some very special people. Lucky is raced by Tracy and Shirley ...

Our New Recruits: Melbourne Premier Purchases

Our New Recruits: Melbourne Premier Purchases

Mar 02, 2014

We had a successful day's shopping on Day 1 at the Inglis Melbourne Premier Sale at Oaklands. Having had a good look at what was on offer, together with my trusty sidekick Cheryl, we made our short list and went into battle. Our first purchase of the day was a beautiful ...

Blue Eyes... Our Unique Filly

Blue Eyes... Our Unique Filly

Mar 01, 2014

You might have seen we have a horse in training with us here at Epsom Lodge called 'Blue Eyes'. What you mightn't have realised is just how striking the Helenus filly is with not one, but two blue eyes with white eye lashes! So we thought we would share some ...

A Tilt at the Tassy Oaks!

A Tilt at the Tassy Oaks!

Feb 26, 2014

We will have more than our fingers crossed when More Than Ameira steps out in Launceston at 4:05pm today, in the Listed Tasmanian Oaks over 2100m. The beautifully named filly (More Than Ready - Afraah), has demonstrated that she is a true stayer, and Pat has given her a few ...

Melbourne Premier Sale - Selecting a Star

Melbourne Premier Sale - Selecting a Star

Feb 24, 2014

Pat and Cheryl are preparing for next week's Inglis Melbourne Premier Yearling Sale, where they will be looking to discover some future champions.  There have been 775 yearlings catalogued, representing the cream of the crop from many of the finest studs and ...

Point de Virage (the turning point)

Point de Virage (the turning point)

Feb 16, 2014

Point de Virage made an extraordinary return to racing today, 18 months from his previous start!  The five year old son of FASTNET ROCK scored a powerful win on a soft track at Yarra Valley today. Ridden confidently by Roger Booth, Point de ...

Valentine's Day Victory

Valentine's Day Victory

Feb 14, 2014

The champagne corks would be popping tonight at the Cristiano home after the strong win today by their filly Miss Hissy.  It was an eye-catching ride by Rhys McLeod to jump her out and lead all the way, with the filly scoring by a comfortable 2.5 lengths.   Miss ...

Looking forward to Mornington Cup Day

Feb 11, 2014

Mornington Cup Day is here, and this year Pat has a strong hand in the "Race That Stops A Location".  It will be a big day for Epsom Lodge with 3 in the Mornington Cup and 2 in supporting races. First of the day will be Sir DeLago, in race 1. He is kicking ...

Buzz into the Beehive on Mornington Cup Day

Buzz into the Beehive on Mornington Cup Day

Feb 11, 2014

Milliner Annette Sanfilippo is hosting the fabulous Beehive Marquee again this year, to showcase the gorgeous fashions of local shops and designers, and to benefit The Wig ...

Too Two Close!

Feb 10, 2014

Sunday 9th February was the final Pakenham Cup day at the Pakenham racecourse founded by the Burke family, and it was a day of memories and celebrations all round. Pat took 4 horses along, each one at the top of their game, and hopes were high for a very good day out.  ...

Ladies of the Turf kick up their High Heels

Ladies of the Turf kick up their High Heels

Feb 07, 2014

Cheryl is always on the lookout for ways to advance the cause of Ladies in racing, and she has recently become a patron of a new website http://www.ladiesoftheturf.com  whose objective is to promote "racing passion with fun and fashion". Cheryl loves to ...

Well Done Aaron

Well Done Aaron

Jan 20, 2014

Apprentice Aaron Mitchell who is on loan to Pat Carey for 3 months had a huge day at picturesque Campberdown Racecourse on Sunday 19th January, riding in great form to score a three wins and a second place from 6 rides!  We are sure his parents and his Master who ...

Yearling Sales 2014

Yearling Sales 2014

Jan 20, 2014

We are about to head off to Karaka  NZ for our annual challenge at the New Zealand Bloodstock Premier Sales. Hopefully we can find another filly in the mould of our game little mare "Dame Claire" (Danehill Dancer - Lovely Actress) bought at the NZ 2009 sales, and ...

One of Nature's Gentlemen

One of Nature's Gentlemen

Jan 16, 2014

Pat and Cheryl are deeply saddened by the passing of Bobby Lyons, loyal and long-time owner with whom they have shared many good times.  Bob has raced horses with Epsom Lodge since the very early days, starting with old favourite Wilkinson, and going through ...