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.
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.
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.
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.
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.