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.
Dance My Dance has delivered a lovely filly by champion sire Snitzel. This Sadlers Wells mare has been to the fore lately through the performances of her talented daughter Rasa Lila. The winner of the Cuddle stakes and the Dulcie stakes, she has been installed favourite for the Livamol stakes on the strength of her group one placing in the Windsor Park plate. Dance my Dance had previously produced Posavina to win the Lowland stakes at Group 3 level.
Stakeswinning mare Vercors has delivered an impressive filly by first season sire Wandjina. This mare is a half sister to promising stayer Hasselhoof and descends from the famous Belle family.
A mating that included duplications of Courtza, Sir Tristram and Pompeii court resulted in the birth of a lovely foal when Cerberus delivered her bay filly by Ocean Park. From the famed Eight Carat family Cerberus leaves a quality foal each year and has a very promising two year old colt in training with Richardson racing.
Sarwatch is reaching the twilight of her breeding career, however the champion filly is still capable of producing an outstanding foal. Her latest offspring, a bay filly by Sacred Falls is among the best progeny she has thrown to date. Now 20 years old she can look forward to her daughters carrying on her good work for the stud.
Pentire has reasserted his influence within the Australasian racing industry over the past 12 months. We have been waiting with great anticipation for the arrival of Adolay's foal by the evergreen stallion. She finally arrived on Friday and displays the typical Pentire attributes of balance and athletic movement. Being from the family of classic winner Clear rose this filly will be a welcome addittion to the stud's racing team.
Biddable was a racemare of untapped ability, she started a new phase in her career when delivering her first foal, a Reset colt. This colt carries the Zabeel / Danehill cross that worked so well with the female family when producing Darci Brahma. A very smart and athletic colt he will be an interesting addittion to the Pencarrow sales draft for 2018.
Madeleine Noblet closed off a frantic weekend when she produced her fifth foal, a lovely bay filly by Ocean Park. A full sister to this filly was sold at karaka last year to the bid of Lee freedman for whom she is now showing promise in her early education.
One of the highlights of the foaling season was the arrival of the Exceed and Excel colt from group winning mare Our Ella Belle. Pencarrow Stud has been an admirer of Exceed and Excel for many years and this cross with an Encosta de Lago mare from the belle family has been anticipated for many months. Our Ella Belle has a two year old filly by Darci Brahma in training while her three year old colt by Fastnet Rock has shown promise to date.
Kendoka started her breeding career in great fashion when delivering her first foal, an impressive bay colt by Per Incanto. Kendoka was a very capable race mare wining four times for the Logan racing team. Being from the family of Turn Me Loose she has all the credentials necessary.
Inniskillen took the record for foal size this season when she delivered a 72kg colt by Foxwedge. The sire played his part by producing the winner of the Furious stakes in Sydney a few hours later. Inniskillen has already left two very talented horses in Okanagan and Gamblestown. She looks to have a great future ahead of her as a broodmare.
Mojave Aster kept the momentum flowing in the foaling paddock when she delivered her colt by Hallowed Crown. This is a very athletic and well balanced foal, and being from one of the studs classic families he is sure to make his presence felt in the sales arena.
Vandenne has foaled a very attractive filly by young sire Shamexpress. This mare is a half-sister to Champion filly Insouciant and was a winner herself on four occasions. Vandenne's yearling colt by Commands sold for $380,000 to Newgate farm at the karaka premier sale last year. She will be bred to Choisir this season.
Stakes winning mare Darcybee delivered a very smart filly by outstanding sire prospect All Too Hard. This mare is from the ''Sharp Walk'' family which was a foundation Family for the stud during its formative years. Darcybee was trained for the stud by Jim Gibbs and won the Pegasus stakes and was narrowly beaten in the Stewards Handicap during New Zealand cup week.
The run of fillies continued with Corinthia foaling a bay filly by outstanding Australian sire Sebring. This maiden mare is a daughter of O'Reilly and Chimeara and therefore a member of the great Eight Carat Family. A filly of this quality will be a welcome addition to the Pencarrow training ranks.
Camellia started the weekend activity with the delivery of an impressive filly by Reliable Man. Camellia is a daughter of Lafleur and being by Redoute's Choice she has the credentials to produce some quality foals for Pencarrow Stud. She will be represented by a bay colt by Rip Van Winkle in the 2016 sales series.
Bon Genie has foaled a quality filly by Darci Brahma. This Daughter of Cape Cross won three races in an injury plagued career and has now made an encouraging start to her breeding life. Darci Brahma continues to churn out stakes performers and was represented by two impressive winners at Caulfield on Saturday. Leoti in particular looks a stakes winner in the making.
Deliciano has delivered her first foal, a bay filly by Shooting To Win. Deliciano is a daughter of great Northern Guinneas winner Santagostino, from one of the hallmark Pencarrow families. This mare was a tough and consistent performer, winning on seven occasions. Shooting To Win has passed on his impressive sprinting physique to this filly.
Fallingwater has lifted the curtain on the 2016 foaling season by producing a strong bay colt by Dundeel. This mare is a daughter of O'Reilly and champion filly Insouciant. The colt is an impressive effort for a maiden mare and weighed in at 65kg.