It maybe late in the season but not too late for a genuine highlight, that being the arrival of an outstanding filly by More than ready from Dolmabache. Dolmabache is a group two winning daughter of Redoutes Choice from the famed Romanee Conti family. Furthermore she is a sister to the highly talented Pure Elegance and half sister to promising stayer Bordeaux. Her first two fillies have been retained by the stud.
Uberalles has produced a strapping bay colt by promising sire Power. Uberalles was a very good staying filly and was placed in the New Zealand Derby. She is the dam of another promising stayer in Quintessentially who won her first two starts at three years. Uberalles is a daughter of the great mare Ethereal and descends from the studs most prolific family. She promises to continue the legacy of this outstanding family.
Pomellato has foaled a very attractive filly by established sire Pentire. This Zabeel mare descends from the great Eight Carat family and has received a recent boost with the exceptional performances of Humidor over the spring Carnivals. Pomellato was a very capable mare winning on four occasions and she seems sure to establish a niche for herself in the Pencarrow broodmare band.
Pencarrow stud has welcomed the arrival of a full brother to Avondale Guinneas winner Valbuena. This Darci Brahma colt from Vega Sicilia is an image of his brother. Valbuena possesed extreme talent and produced many brave performances at the highest level in both New Zealand and Singapore. Vega Sicilia will return to Darci Brahma this season.
Mirandola has delivered an impressive colt by champion miler Charm spirit. This mare is a two year old stakes winning daughter of O'reilly and group winning mare Paolino. This is also the family of Sarwatch and Riverina Charm, both champion fillies. Charm Spirit has contributed quality and balance to the colt who has thrived since his arrival.
Star Jasmine reprsents one the the key familes of the stud descending from the great mare Desert lily. It is always exciting to see a new generation develop from established genes and that is excatly what we have with the arrival of her lovely Makfi filly recently. The stud always looks forward to racing foals of this quality and devloping another phase to a great family.
Having carried her pregnancy for 13 months Stanica has finally delivered an outstanding colt by Pins. This group one placed Zabeel mare is already the dam of a group winner and is from a daughter of the great Sunday Silence. Stanica's two year old filly by All too hard will enter training in the next few weeks and the stud looks forward to her extending the fortunes of one of its most respected families.
Alpine has delivered a lovely filly by Tavistock. This filly is a full sister to outstanding performer Hasselhoof and is a half sister to Maraini who has produced outstanding performances with only two starts to date. She is also a half sister to Huluava dam of the very promising performer William Wallace. Being bred on the famed Tavistock Zabeel cross and from such an active branch of an established family we look forward to her joining our racing team in the future.
Il Quello Veloce has produced her third foal, an outstanding colt by champion sire Fastnet Rock. This is very active and athletic foal whith real personality. Il Quello Veloce was an outstanding two year old who carried her form on at three to the highest level. Her family has produced some outstanding performers in recent times including Ball of muscle, Super easy, Terravista and Tiger Tees.
Sopra tutto has foaled a very athletic filly by first season sire Atlante. This mare has been recently represented by Eleanora who has delivered some sterling performances over the Melbourne spring carnival. Her win in the Ethereal stakes , named after her grandmother, was followed by a brave effort for third in the VRc oaks. Sopra tutto will return to Makfi this spring.
Sacred falls has made a strong impression with the quality of foal he is producing and his colt from key to dance has continued that trend. Key to Dance is a daughter of Dansili and an oaks winning mare. With pedigree and conformation to match this colt will be watched with great interest over the coming months as he is sure to continue to develop into an impressive individual.
Banchee provided one of the highlights of the year when delivering her bay filly by champion sire Savabeel. A very strong and impressive type this filly has the pedigree to make a major impact on the fortunes of the stud over the next few years. Banchee will be represented by a full sister to this foal in the Pencarrow premier draft for the 2017 sales.
Goyescas has delivered her second foal, a robust colt by leading sprinter Shamexpress. This young mare has an impeccable pedigree and is a daughter of outstanding broodmare sire Encosta de lago. She has shown the benifit of a further year to mature and this foal would match any born this season for size and development.
Pencarrow stud has been a great admirer of the international achievements of Holy Roman Emperor and welcomed a filly by him from Filante etoile this morning.Filante Etoile was stakeswinner and an unlucky second in the New Zealand Oaks. She is from one of the most respected families on the stud which includes such great performers as Star dancer and Naturalisim.
Papilio is a great example of a new generation emerging from an established family. A stakeswinning daughter of Redoute's choice and classic Zabeel mare Lafleur, Papilio has delivered her third foal, an impressive colt by Pins. We expect her to develop a new line from what has been one of the studs most productive families.She will be represented by an O'reilly colt in the Pencarrow Premier draft for 2017. Her first foal is a filly by Pierro which will race in the studs colours.
Copper Canyon has delivered a strapping colt by oustanding international miler Charm Spirit. This foal tipped the scales at 68kg but carries all the class and quality of his sire. The colt is a grandson of Anatomy who compiled an impressive array of group performances while racing in the stud colours. This is a classic family that has produced a New Zealand Oaks winner, a Japan Cup winner and a multiple group one winner in America.
Pencarrow stud has welcomed the arrival of a Tavistock colt from classy race mare Villars. This colt is a close relative to Hasselhoof who performed so well in the Livamol Classic recently. This is Villars first foal and interestingly her dam Vercors was bred to Tavistock on the day of this foaling.
Velvet and Satin has delivered a full sister to two year old stakes winner Bespoke. This mare is a half sister to Ethereal and was group one placed in the One thousand guinneas behind Dorabella and Princess Coup. Pencarrow Stud will offer a colt by Redoute's Choice from Velvet and Satin in their premier draft for kakraka 2017.
Navy Beach has delivered her second foal a striking colt by Reliable Man. This mare is a half-sister to stakes winners Te Akau Coup and Don Garcia, being from the Gone West mare Beyond the Sunset. Her first foal, a filly by Declaration of War has been retained by the stud.
Pencarrow stud welcomed the first progeny of Cox plate winner Adelaide when Terroir foaled an impressive bay colt by that sire. With Terroir being by Danehill this colt carries the dominant cross of Galileo and Danehill backed by a strong international damline. Terroir won on five occassions and promises to pass on her natural speed and tenacity to this attractive colt.
Pink Bubbles has delivered her first foal, a bay filly by international stallion influence Bernadini. This is a lovely type of mare who won her first start but was unfortunately plauged with bad luck from that point on. Hopefully this career change will see her live up to the high family standards and this granddaughter of Grand Echezeaux can excel in a different field.
Paolino has foaled an impressive bay colt by leading sire Pins. This mare is not only a group two winner herself, she is also a daughter of Champion mare Riverina Charm, and a half sister to Filly of the year Sarwatch. Pinolino,a full sister to this foal ,won impressively on debut recently for Laim Birchley.
Champion three year old filly Insouciant has delivered an oustanding colt by exciting young sire Ocean Park.David Hayes purchased a full brother to this colt at the 2016 karaka sales and he is showing great promise in his early education. Insouciant will be covered by Tavistock this season.
Pencarrow stud welcomes their first foal by multiple group one winning miler Charm Spirit. This filly is from the classy racemare Barbadine and exhibits all the quality of her sire, combined with the bone and muscle of her Dam. Barbadine is from a noted speed family and a daughter of international stallion influence, Giants Causeway. Her first foal, Grandilla is a three year old filly by Encosta de lago and is currently in training with Chris Waller.
One of the highlights of the foaling season has been the arrival of an impressive Savabeel colt from Group one winner Guiseppina. This mare raced in the colours of the stud and won the Telegraph and ran second in the Kelt both at group one level. Pencarrow also raced her dam Battocchi who won the matriach stakes at Flemington.
Another exciting maiden mare, Scintillula produced her first offspring with the arrival of her Snitzel filly recently. Bred on the famed Galileo / Danehill cross this mare was a group winner and group one placed in England. Descending from an elite family she promises to start her own dynasty for Pencarrow Stud and her Snitzel filly will join the studs racing team.
Atacama has delivered her first foal a filly by outstanding sire Medaglia d'Oro. This stallion was represented by five individual stakes winners worldwide over the past weekend including the Champion mare Songbird who added another grade one win to her increasing tally. An elite performer herself, Atacama won a stakes race on Melbourne cup day and backed that performance with a host of group placings in New Zealand.
One of the most important arrivals of the season is the Redoute's Choice filly from Our Echezeaux. This filly is a full sister to Pure Elegance and Dolmabache both group winning fillies. She is also a half-sister to Bordeaux (6 wins) and to the 1.3 million dollar Frankel colt sold earlier this year. The stud tragically lost Pure Elegance at a young age so this foal takes on extra significance.