From the idyllic surrounds of Patrick Payne’s Plumpton complex, Patrick and his team of dedicated staff, concentrate on giving each horse under their care every chance to succeed on the racetrack

Ideas borne out of a lifelong involvement with racing and innate knowledge of horses led Payne to design and build his own training complex when rising weight cut short his illustrious riding career.

Payne has implemented everything a horse could need on one spacious property with multiple training tracks, on grass and dirt, as well as a steep hill course to build stamina in the stayers while the stable is based 30 minutes from Flemington and within an hour of most of Victoria’s best racetracks.

Patrick leaves nothing to chance, giving horses a variety of training options while remaining on the lookout to add talent to his stable via the many yearlings or ready-to-run sales around Australia or by seeking out the right tried horses for the team.

Patrick Payne Racing gets the best out of every horse that passes through the gates of the stable through outstanding training and perfect race placement, which means premium returns to owners and the thrill of winning on the racetrack.

Upcoming Runners

Horse Date Race Track Fields/Form
Killarney Kid Jul 21, 2019 4 Racing.Com Park Syn Field
Sweet Lullaby Jul 21, 2019 5 Racing.Com Park Syn Field
Sir Lopez Jul 21, 2019 6 Racing.Com Park Syn Field
Michelin Jul 21, 2019 1 Racing.Com Park Syn Field
Peainthepod Jul 21, 2019 2 Wangaratta Field
Ripcord Jul 21, 2019 10 Racing.Com Park Syn Field

Recent Winners

Horse Date Race Margin Jockey
Cafe Tortoni Jul 11, 2019 6 - Sale 1.00 M J Dee
Special Design Jul 08, 2019 2 - Mildura 2.00 Todd Pannell
Bastyan Jul 08, 2019 1 - Mildura 3.00 Todd Pannell
Hot Sizzle Jul 08, 2019 6 - Mildura 0.50 Todd Pannell
Analytica Jul 08, 2019 7 - Mildura 1.80 Todd Pannell

Latest Results

Horse Date Race Finished Margin Jockey
Jay Jay D'ar Jul 20, 2019 7 - Flemington 8 2.80 Nathan Punch
Howlowcanyougo Jul 20, 2019 6 - Flemington 4 2.60 B Melham
Bea Tempted Jul 20, 2019 4 - Flemington 5 4.10 Nathan Punch
Cafe Tortoni Jul 20, 2019 4 - Morphettville Parks 2 1.30 W Egan
Street Sheik Jul 20, 2019 5 - Morphettville Parks 2 0.20 W Egan


Zed Em outstays rivals to win Grand Annual

Zed Em has given trainer Patrick Payne a fourth victory in Australia's toughest race, the Grand Annual Steeplechase at Warrnambool. The win turned around his narrow defeat 12 months earlier when Zed Em was beaten by Gold Medals who fought bravely on Thursday to finish...

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Widgee Turf Becomes A Millionaire In VOBIS Gold Mile

Widgee Turf became racing’s latest four-legged millionaire with a comfortable win in Saturday’s VOBIS Gold Mile (1600m) at Caulfield. The Patrick Payne-trained gelding looked in an awkward position approaching the home turn, smothered away along the inside as Elite...

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