Latest News from Patrick G Carey Racing Stables

Congratulations To Peter and Larissa Joyce

Congratulations To Peter and Larissa Joyce

Jan 14, 2014

January is typically a dry month in Mornington, but yesterday at Epsom Lodge it was raining winners with two wins in ten minutes!   I Maximus led the charge with a sentimental victory in the Snowy Pratt Battlers Hcp at Pakenham this afternoon.  The legendary Snowy ...

Angola wins in town

Angola wins in town

Jan 12, 2014

Angola has been racing with great heart in quality races recently and you could say he has been knocking on the door, so it was fantastic to see him score an encouraging win in the Rain Lover Hcp at Flemington on 11th Jan.  Ridden a treat by popular jockey Chris Symons, ...

Welcome Aaron

Dec 19, 2013

Apprentice jockey Aaron Mitchell has joined us for 3 months on loan from his master in Western Australia. He is apprenticed to his grandfather top trainer Wally Mitchell, and currently claims 3kg in metro races, 2kg in the country.  He has ridden 8 winners in town in ...

Looking forward to the Yearling Sales in 2014

Looking forward to the Yearling Sales in 2014

Nov 28, 2013

KARAKA  NZ , INGLIS MELBOURNE PREMIER,  MAGIC MILLIONS QLD. INGLIS SYDNEY EASTER SALES  Pat and I are looking forward to the challenge of scanning the catalogues and spending hours poring over them, analysing pedigrees, and trying to find the next ...

Another cute baby

Another cute baby

Nov 25, 2013

The foaling season is coming to an end, and we have another handsome baby to show you.  This is a Street Boss colt, out of Kissy Lips (Jeune - Topswan).  Kissy Lips was raced by Jason Carvell and partners and trained by us, she had 31 starts in her career for 4 ...

London Stripe kicks up his heels at the Valley!

London Stripe kicks up his heels at the Valley!

Nov 15, 2013

Moonee Valley is looking like a happy hunting ground for Epsom Lodge with tonight's excellent win by London Stripe.  It was a skilful ride by Steven Arnold, timing his run to the minute and scoring a well-deserved win by half a length. London Stripe is beautifuly ...

What's in a name....

What's in a name....

Oct 24, 2013

A lot of thought goes into the naming of our racehorses, with owners spending hours researching to pick just the right name.  Combinations of sire and dam names are popular, as in Elle Excite (by Excites out of Jacquinella), and breeders or owners with several horses often ...

Salisbury Salutes

Salisbury Salutes

Oct 19, 2013

Salisbury broke through for his maiden win in emphatic fashion with a very strong win over 2400m at Bendigo on Caulfield Cup Day.  Apprentice Patrick Maloney gave him a lovely ride, clearing away in the straight to score by an amazing 12 lengths.  A subtle change of ...

Exciting times for Elle's owners

Exciting times for Elle's owners

Oct 12, 2013

Elle Excite lived up to her name at Pakenham today, giving her owners one 'elle of an exciting win at her first ever start. Pat purchased Elle, a daughter of Excites, out of Jacquinella (a Zeditave mare) at the Melbourne Autumn Yearling sales in 2012, and she has a large ...

Open Day

Open Day

Oct 09, 2013

A very big Thank You to over 100 of our clients, their families and friends who made the trek to Mornington early on a Sunday morning for our Open Day. We were delighted that so many people came to enjoy the morning with us and our staff. We hope you all enjoyed viewing your ...

We use the latest Technology at Epsom Lodge

We use the latest Technology at Epsom Lodge

Aug 01, 2013

Here we see Beau, our Research and Development Officer measuring his resting heart rate using Pat's E-Trakka saddle blankets.   The E-trakka uses GPS and sophisticated electronics to measure the heart rate, speed, and stride length of horses during their workouts, ...

Wading at Dromana Beach

Aug 01, 2013

 This picture shows TEAM VALOR hopefuls, Lucky Chappy  (closest to shore) and his stable mate  Brigantin enjoying an early morning wade at Dromana beach.

Optical Illusion Salutes The Judge

Optical Illusion Salutes The Judge

Jul 29, 2013

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EARLY MORNING TRACKWORK WITH THE BABIES

EARLY MORNING TRACKWORK WITH THE BABIES

Jul 10, 2013

Three of our rising two year olds walking back to the stalls after a frosty mornings track work.  Part of our program is to bring them in to the stables for a few weeks in July or August to protect them from the harsh winter and also to further their education and ...

Impulsive Spirit

Impulsive Spirit

Jul 04, 2013

Congratulations are in order for Bill Gurry and family on the nice win today of Impulsive Spirit in the first on the card at Cranbourne.  Impulsive Spirit was bred by the Gurrys, and they also bred the dam  - Esprit Magnifique.    We are very ...

Open Day for Clanbrooke Racing

Open Day for Clanbrooke Racing

Jul 03, 2013

Last Sunday clients of Clanbrooke Racing and Sharing Winners braved the chilly Melbourne weather and came to Epsom Lodge to see their horses Kareeming and October Wind. Pat Carey Racing and Clanbrooke go back a long way together, and have enjoyed success with horses ...

Ethiopia's Morning Dip

Ethiopia's Morning Dip

Jun 12, 2013

This magnificent portrait of Ethiopia with noted local horseman Paul "Higgo" Higgins was recently entered in the Flinders Art Show by artist Vicki Sullivan.   Vicki studied Ethiopia during a workout at Balnarring beach earlier this year, and decided to paint ...

A dream comes true for Angela's owners

A dream comes true for Angela's owners

Jun 12, 2013

Stable  favourite Angela's Dream recorded her first city win today on a heavy 10 track at Betfair Park.  Unlucky at her last start, Angie again found herself the subject of interfence in the straight, but rider Harry Coffey presented a strong case in the ...

Angela's Dream comes true in the steward's room

Angela's Dream comes true in the steward's room

Jun 12, 2013

By Adrian DunnTVNWednesday, June 12, 2013 – 5:11 PM Angela's Dream recorded her first city win in today’s Le Pine Funeral  Handicap at Sportingbet Park. John Salanitri-trained Bitola was first past the post, three-quarters of a length clear of ...

Long weekend for Pat Carey Racing

Long weekend for Pat Carey Racing

Jun 07, 2013

We have a few big days in store for our small stable, with eight runners over the long weekend. Pat and Cheryl will be busy in Brizzy at Eagle Farm for Stradbroke Day. Gondokoro is fit and sharp, and will back up in the Channel 7 Queensland Derby following her strong win ...

Gondokoro leads home a Victorian quinella in the Group 1 Queensland Oaks

Gondokoro leads home a Victorian quinella in the Group 1 Queensland Oaks

Jun 03, 2013

Gondokoro has claimed her second career victory in style, leading home an all Victorian quinella in today’s $400,000 Group 1 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm in Brisbane. Courtesy of a brilliant ride from jockey Rhys McLeod, the daughter of Zabeel beat another ...

Queensland Derby possible for Gondokoro

Queensland Derby possible for Gondokoro

Jun 03, 2013

A Queensland Derby start remains on the table for Gondokoro. Trainer Pat Carey said Gondokoro pulled up so well after her Oaks triumph, he was giving serious thought to backing her up in the Group One Queensland Derby (2400m) at Eagle Farm next Saturday. “On face ...

Gondokoro wins Queensland Oaks for trainer Pat Carey and jockey Rhys McLeod

Gondokoro wins Queensland Oaks for trainer Pat Carey and jockey Rhys McLeod

Jun 01, 2013

By Daniel Franklin   MAP: Eagle Farm 4009 Pat Carey is known as a master trainer of stayers, and his patience was rewarded yet again with Gondokoro winning the Queensland Oaks at Eagle Farm in Brisbane. Carey has a great relationship with stable jockey Rhys ...

Gondokoro Goes One Better

Gondokoro Goes One Better

Jun 01, 2013

Gondokoro has achieved a long-held ambition for owner Trevor Delroy with her authoritative win in the 2013 Queensland Oaks.   A masterful ride by Rhys McLeod saw Gondokoro settle mid field, then slide up inside of arch rival Dear Demi at about the 800m mark. Rhys ...