Affirmed Lane has been one of the great contributors to Pencarrow Stud over the years. She has been a good breeder who leaves quality foals that are well sought after in the sales arena. Her colt by Darci Brahma is no exception to the rule and being a half-brother to J'dane he will create interest when stepping out in the next Pencarrow yearling draft.
Stanica has continued the theme for the year...outstanding mares producing outstanding filly foals. Her filly, by deceased Champion Sire O'Reilly, is a lovely type and provides the stud with the opportunity to develop a family that includes the blood of the great Sunday Silence.
Champion filly Insouciant has provided one of the highlights of the foaling season when delivering her outstanding filly by Savabeel. Insouciant is a very powerful mare and Savabeel has added an element of quality and refinement to the resultant foal. This is a filly that can provide the stud with so much by way of racing performance and future breeding potential.
Navy beach has delivered her first foal, a bay filly by Declaration of War. This filly represents the first association with the War Front sire line for Pencarrow stud. This emerging sire line is a force on both European and American racetracks. Interestingly Navy beach is out of a Gone West mare so this foal combines two dominant American sire lines with the outstanding European performances recorded by Declaration of War.
Red Magnolia completed a busy weekend when foaling a strong bay filly by leading sire Darci Brahma. This daughter of Red Ransom promises to continue the success of this family which includes such notable performers as Mulan Princess, Madam Valeta and current star Royal Descent.
Felenic has produced an imposing filly by High Chaparral. This foal is certainly bred to win a classic as grandam Marmalitre won the Group 1 Australian Oaks, and was also the dam of Pavan who was runner-up in the both the Group 1 New Zealand Oaks and the Group 1 Australasian Oaks. Felenic is a stakes-winner by Cape Cross who features in the pedigree of such classic greats as Oija board, Sea the Stars and Australia.
Santagostino has delivered an outstanding filly by deceased Champion Sire O'Reilly. This is probably her best foal to date and promises to develop into a worthy addition to the Pencarrow Racing team. Santagostino has her first daughter going to stud this season with Deliciano being bred to Shooting to Win. This is a great family that the stud has been developing by retaining a number of quality fillies to race.
Vendemiaire has begun her breeding career in fine style with the arrival of her impressive colt by Darci Brahma. This mare is a half-sister to Group 1 winner Eileen Dubh and is from the esteemed family of Solveig, Culminate and Captivate.
Barbadine has produced a very strong filly by Lohnro. Barbadine is a very impressive type herself and has passed real bone and muscle to this foal. She comes from a family that has been capable of producing early performers and this foal promises to follow that trend.
Banchee has continued a strong run of filly foals when delivering her imposing brown filly by Savabeel. Banchee was the leading two-year-old filly of her year and trained on to an impressive win in the Karaka Mile at three. She has a colt by O'Reilly in the Pencarrow Premier draft at Karaka 2016.
Paolino has foaled a very athletic colt by champion racehorse So You Think. Paolino was a Group 2 winner and is daughter of the great mare Riverina Charm. She has left some very good performers as a broodmare but perhaps this colt can take her to the next level - he is her most impressive colt to date.
Kudamm has delivered a very attractive filly by promising sire Alamosa. Kudamm was a very underrated mare who returned from a serious tendon injury to run second to Platinum Princess at stakes level. She has a very strong yearling colt by Darci Brahma entered in the 2016 National Yearling Sales Series.
Guiseppina has created great interest with the delivery of her second foal, a lovely filly by Savabeel. Guiseppina had the distinction of winning a Group One race at 1200m and being narrowly defeated at that level over 2000m. She is a daughter of Battocchi who won the Listed Matriarch Stakes in her racing days. Battocchi is currently represented by the undefeated Moritz Eclipse who has created a strong following in Singapore.
Devil's Song has delivered a very attractive filly by Exceed and Excel. Devils Song is a half-sister to Santagostino and Vapour Trail, both outstanding three-year-old fillies. Exceed and Excel continues to churn out Group winners at an impressive rate and he has now reached 108 stakes winners. His fillies are performing particularly well and are sure to be sought after as broodmare prospects.
Bond Street kept the colt theme rolling when delivering her outstanding bay colt by Carlton House. This is a very productive family that just needs a star to propel it back to the top level. This colt could be the one to do just that. This is the first offspring of Carlton House, a genuine and talented stayer who raced with distinction in the Queen's colours.
Cerberus has produced her second foal, a strapping brown colt by promising young sire Rip Van Winkle. This mare is a half sister to Group 1 winner De Beers and descends from the famed Eight Carat family. Pencarrow will offer a full brother to this colt at the Karaka Sales Series in 2016.
Taormina has delivered an outstanding colt by proven international sire Choisir. This mare is a daughter of Red Ransom and is from the family of Ethereal and Darci Brahma. She showed ability in a brief career and promises to fashion a good record as a broodmare.
Miss Sivivatu has foaled an impressive brown colt by Australian Champion 2YO Pierro. Weighing in at 68kg this colt is her best produce to date and promises to develop into an impressive yearling. Miss Sivivatu sold an Encosta de Lago filly for $180,000 at the last Karaka Premier Sale, who has entered the stable of Gai Waterhouse.
Goyescas has foaled an attractive colt by outstanding sprinter Your Song. This young Encosta de Lago mare is from a prolific black type family and won on three occasions during her racing career.
Shamexpress made his first impact at Pencarrow Stud when Madeleine Noblet delivered her filly on Sunday night. This foal is big and strong in the mold of her sire. She is from the family of Darci Brahma, Romanee Conti and Ethereal. Madeleine Noblet has an impressive yearling filly by Ocean Park in the Pencarrow Premier draft for Karaka 2016.
Saint Martins has delivered her first foal, a bay filly by exciting young sire Tavistock. This is a famous family founded by the Aga Khan. Referred to as the K family it is responsible for outstanding performers such as Kalanisi and Kayahasi.
Key to Dance has produced her second foal, an outstanding colt by champion sire High Chaparral. This daughter of Dansili is out of an Oaks winner and has started her breeding career in fine style. Her first foal, a Rip Van Winkle filly, has been retained by the stud.
Tereshkina has delivered a bay colt by Burgundy. This mare is a daughter of Red Ransom and out of a Nureyev mare. She is underpinned by a strong international family and has made an excellent start to her breeding career. Burgundy is also Pencarrow bred and his first crop of foals have attracted favourable attention at weanling sales to date.
Siciliani has started her breeding career by delivering an outstanding filly by Reliable Man. This foal represents one of the cornerstone families of the stud which includes top class fillies, Vapour Trail and Santagostino. Reliable Man will present his first crop of yearlings this season and they are sure to be sought after by anyone who remembers his heroic performance to defeat It's a Dundeel in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick.
Camellia completed a busy weekend in the foaling paddock when producing a robust colt by promising sire Rip Van Winkle. Camellia is a daughter of Redoute's Choice and Lafleur, and therefore represents one of the foundation families of Pencarrow Stud. Her first foal is a very athletic yearling filly by So You Think, that will be retained for the stud racing team.
Dolmabache kept the delivery momentum going when foaling an impressive bay filly by O'Reilly. Dolmabache was a Group 2 winner and also Group 1 placed during a very distinguished racing career. She is a daughter of Redoute's Choice from the famous family of Romanee Conti and Ethereal. She is also a full sister to the talented but ill-fated Pure Elegance. Her first foal is an impressive yearling filly by champion sire More Than Ready.
Adolay has delivered her first foal, a filly by Battle Paint. Adolay was a very capable racemare attaining black type and winning on four occasions. She is a granddaughter of outstanding mare Clear Rose who won the Group 1 New Zealand One Thousand Guineas in the stud's colours.
Vandenne has started the 2015 foaling season with the delivery of a bay colt by Keeper. This colt is a three-quarter brother to Insouciant, the NZB 3YO Filly of the Year of the 2007 season. Vandenne will be represented by a Commands colt in thePencarrow yearling draft at Karaka 2016.