Pat Hyland

Established in 1991 Pat Hyland Racing is considered one of the most successful thoroughbred training business in Australia. Pat Hyland is former champoin jockey famous for his win in the 1985 Melbourne Cup on What a Nuisance. Pat retired from race riding in 1990 and began his Group winning career as a horse trainer.

Hyland trained horses spend their day in the paddocks and are only stabled at night, giving them a natural, clean environment. This style is similar to that of the New Zealand way of training, something Pat learned when he was riding Kiwi horses.

“NZ Trainers taught us a lot when they started bringing their stayers here for the cups, the horses were all lovely and relaxed because their trainers kept them as close to nature as possible. They had happy horses and I knew then that when I started to train that’s the way I would do it, with exceptional access to facilities and provide a unique service to my clients.

A boutique stable giving owners the opportunity to be involved in their horses campaign. Pat is always available to meet with owners , to discuss via phone your horses progress, together with online updates for clients via the website.

After a highly successful and fulfilling career as a professional jockey, Pat Hyland and wife Maree, searched for a location close to all metropolitan tracks, with a natural environment for horses to reside whilst being trained from the state of the art facilities of the Cranbourne Training Complex. Pat Hyland Racing was established and now 22 years later, Pat has created amazing success as a professional horse trainer.

Throughout what is considered a short training career to date, Pat has had some memorable success and highlights six Group 1 winners, twelve Group 2 winners and over 10 Group 3 winners, Listed races, Grand National Hurdle and Steeple and Country Cups combined.

Pats hands on approach, working daily in the stable and riding trackwork each morning enables him to assess each horse in the stable and it's campaigns progress personally, drawing on over 40 years experience and skills - something that no other horse trainer can claim.

The team at Pat Hyland Racing are passionate and committed and it reflects in the years of success that the stable has had for many of their loyal owners. We welcome you to join us for some fun racedays and a unique experience along the way.

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