Banchee has foaled an impressive bay colt by leading NZ sire O'Reilly. A former Champion 2YO, Banchee has made a great start to her breeding career with her first two foals promising to establish her in her new role. Her first foal, a filly by New Approach, has developed into an imposing individual.
Darcybee has produced a quality bay colt by sire sensation Sebring. Darcybee was an outstanding sprinter during her racing career and has passed that speed onto her progeny. Exceed Express is compiling an impressive record in Singapore, displaying an abundance of natural speed.
Posavina excelled in her racing career winning the Group 3 Desert Gold stakes with a dashing front-running display. She has excelled again with the delivery of an outstanding Bel Esprit filly. This foal has good scope with ample bone and muscle to complement her frame. Posavina has let down into a lovely quality mare. Her first foal, a filly by Street Cry, was purchased by Te Akau Racing and is currently in training.
Love Connection has been a stalwart of the Pencarrow Stud broodmare band for many years. She has foaled a Darci Brahma filly who can carry on the legacy for her. Love Connection is the dam of high class race mare Stanica who was placed at Group 1 level. Her son Rhythm to Spare is already a Group winner and contests the Sir Rupert Clark stakes at Group 1 level on Saturday.
Outstanding racemare Santagostino has delivered an impressive filly by Cox Plate winner Ocean Park. This mare counted the Great Northern Guinneas among her five wins. She has already produced Deliciano who won her sixth race when prevailing over 2100m fresh up on the weekend.
Madeleine Noblet continued a strong run of fillies when foaling a robust daughter of Ocean Park. This mare is a half-sister to Ethereal and a daughter of the great Romanee Conti. She is represented by a Mastercraftsman colt in the Pencarrow Premier Sale draft at Karaka for 2015.
Dance My Dance has foaled a strapping colt by leading sire Snitzel. Already the dam of Group winner Posavina this Sadlers Wells mare hails from a prolific American family. The cross with Snitzel has been eagerly anticipated and the resultant foal has attracted great interest.
Inniskillen has delivered her fifth foal, a chestnut filly by leading sire Pins. This Centaine mare is a half-sister to classic winner Insouciant and has already produced the very promising performer Gamblestown.
Rip van Winkle is a stallion that has produced some outstanding foals for Pencarrow Stud. Vega Sicilia has continued that trend with the arrival of her chestnut colt by the multiple Group 1 winning son of Galileo. This colt is a half-brother to group winner Valbuena and is from the immediate family of Star Dancer. Vega Sicilia returns to the same stallion this year.
Pavan has foaled an attractive filly by outstanding sire Darci Brahma. From one of Pencarrow's most established families Pavan has had a successful career both on the track and at stud. Her granddaughter Atacama remains one of the brightest hopes in the stud racing team, already a winner fresh up this season.
Ethereal has produced her most impressive foal to date, a brown filly by Champion Sire O'Reilly. This filly weighed in at 72kg and will develop into an eye-catching individual. She has similar markings to her famous mother and we all hope she has inherited a least a fraction of that famous athletic ability. Ethereal will be bred to Savabeel this season.
Our Echezeaux created one of the highlights of the season when delivering her colt by Champion Miler Frankel. This is an impressive colt with ample size and bone. He has a lovely head and outlook. Our Echezeaux has already produced two Group winners and is herself a full sister to Grand Echezeaux, dam of Darci Brahma.
Camellia got her breeding career off to a fine start when delivering her first foal, a filly by So You Think. This daughter of Redoute's Choice and Lafleur was unraced due to suffering an embolism, however she has a promising future in the broodmare paddock.
Affirmed Lane is renowned for producing a quality foal. She has enhanced that reputation with her current offspring, a colt by High Chaparral. Her best produce so far is the talented mare J'dane who proved to be competitive at the highest level in both Australia and New Zealand, a nose second to Princess Coup in the Kelt Capital stakes being her most memorable performance.
Stanica closed the weekend foalings when delivering her upstanding filly by All Too Hard. This Zabeel mare was placed at Group 1 level before injury brought her career to a premature close. She has started her new role in fine style having already produced the Group winner Rythm to Spare.
A busy weekend got underway with the arrival of a Darci Brahma colt from Kuddam. Kuddam was a talented racemare who placed behind Platinum Princess at stakes level. Her first foal is a two-year-old colt by Excellent Art. He will be offered at the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale in November.
Barbadine has produced her second foal, a filly by leading sire Darci Brahma. This mare raced in the stud colours after being imported from England, winning on two occasions. Her first foal is a filly by Encosta de Lago who has been retained to join the stud racing team. Barbadine hails from a very strong family being a half-sister to Group winner Flying Childers and stakes winner Requinto, and a daughter of Champion Irish 2YO Damson.
Cerberus has delivered an outstanding colt by Rip van Winkle. Being from the Eight Carat family and a half-sister to Group 1 winner De Beers, this mare has a promising career in front of her. Her first foal is a filly by Testa Rossa who will race in the stud's colours.
Huluava has delivered a lovely filly by Golden Slipper winner Sepoy. A very impressive foal that has good size and bone. Sepoy offers an interesting cross for this family which has traditionally taken time to mature. Huluava won on four occasions and has made a promising start to her breeding career. She will be represented by a Darci Brahma gelding at NZB's Ready to Run Sale in November.
Marie Claire has foaled an imposing colt by recently deceased champion sire Commands. This colt is a very strong and correct individual who is sure to attract attention. His dam being a group winning O'Reilly mare from a dominant black type family. Marie Claire earned further distinction when being placed at group one level behind Penny Gem.
Insouciant has delivered her fourth foal, an impressive colt by Ocean Park. Insouciant was the champion three-year-old filly of 2007 and has made a promising start to her breeding career. Her first foal Equanimity has won twice and promises more as she reaches full maturity. She also has a three-year-old filly by O'Reilly in work with Sheila Laxon. Pencarrow stud will offer a More Than Ready yearling filly from her at the Karaka Sales Series in January 2015.
Guiseppina began an exciting weekend when delivering her first foal, a filly by Fastnet Rock. The winner of the Group 1 Telegraph Handicap, Guiseppina is a daughter of Battocchi, another prominent Group winner in the Pencarrow stud colours. This filly looks very athletic and should develop into an outstanding prospect.
Mojave Aster has delivered her second foal, an outstanding filly by Pins. This mare is from the Eight Carat family and is a full sister to Lafleur. Her first foal is a lovely filly by Redoute's Choice and has been retained by the stud.
Iconic has completed a busy day in the foaling paddock with the delivery of her impressive bay colt by Sakhee's Secret. The Centaine mare always produces a foal of real quality and this colt is no exception. Iconic decends from the family established by the outstanding Pencarrow filly Our Lafite.
Velvet and Satin has produced a very attractive filly by Darci Brahma. This foal carries a close duplication of Pencarrow Stud matriach Richebourg. Velvet and Satin placed in The Thousand Guinneas (Gr1) and Royal stakes (Gr2). She is a half sister to Ethereal and a daughter of Romanee Conti.
Dolmabache has excelled with the delivery of an outstanding filly by champion sire More Than Ready. This is the first foal for the group winning daughter of Redoute's Choice and Our Echezeaux. Representing the family of Ethereal and Grand Echezeaux this foal could provide a lot of excitement for the stud in years to come.
Vandenne has foaled a colt by leading sire Commands. This colt takes on a new signifigance now that his sire has been recently deceased. Being the first foal of Vandenne, the colt qualifies as a three-quarter blood sibling to champion filly Insouciant.