Awapuni Victory for Asama Blue
17 Nov 2017

Beautifully bred Pencarrow mare Asama Blue (Fastnet Rock) collected the second win of her short career in Thursday’s $22,500 McIntosh Farm Machinery & Cranes Handicap (1550m) at Awapuni.

She was born in Ireland and made a winning debut at Haydock in England in May last year before travelling to New Zealand.

After beginning her Kiwi career with three thirds and a fifth, she broke through in style on Thursday for trainers Steven Ramsay and Julia Ritchie and jockey Alysha Collett. The five-year-old raced in midfield before sprinting down the outside in the straight to score by three-quarters of a length.

Asama Blue has now had six starts for two wins and three placings, earning more than $25,000 in prize-money.

By champion sire Fastnet Rock out of a Sadler’s Wells mare, Asama Blue boasts an exceptional pedigree.

Her dam Butterfly Blue is a full-sister to the stakes-placed Maryinsky, dam of Group One winners Peeping Fawn and Thewayyouare. Another sibling, Better Than Honour, produced the Gr. 1 Belmont Stakes winners Rags To Riches and Jazil.

The second dam is the Kentucky Oaks winner Blush With Pride, whose 11 foals to race included nine winners – three at stakes level.

Asama Blue was bred by Barronstown Stud. Pencarrow’s Sir Peter Vela shares ownership with Mrs John Magnier and Mrs David Nagle.

   
Siren Call (NZ) Scores Impressive Te Teko Win
30 Jan 2018Well-related four-year-old Siren Call (NZ) (New Approach) cleared maiden grade in style at Te Teko on Monday.
Runaway Woodville Win for Flourishing (NZ)
26 Jan 2018Pencarrow filly Flourishing (NZ) (Makfi) took a giant step forward in her racing career with a six-length win at Woodville on Thursday.
First Win For Beautifully Bred Supera (NZ)
22 Jan 2018Beautifully bred Pencarrow filly Supera (NZ) (Savabeel) scored the first win of her career in a 1200-metre maiden event at Te Rapa on Sunday.
Lucidity (NZ) Scores at Wanganui
11 Jan 2018The outstanding run of the Pencarrow racing team continued at Wanganui on Thursday when Lucidity (NZ) (Alamosa) easily won the $10,000 G Bristol & Sons Maiden (1200m).
Ethereal’s Daughter Shines in Marton Cup
08 Jan 2018Seraphim (NZ), by Rip Van Winkle out of the legendary Pencarrow mare Ethereal (NZ) (Rhythm), collected her first black-type success with a supreme staying performance in Sunday’s $55,000 Listed Gallagher Marton Cup (2100m) at Awapuni.
Libretti (NZ) Too Tough at Thames
04 Jan 2018The Pencarrow racing team picked up another winner for the busy summer holiday racing period when Libretti (NZ) (Darci Brahma) scored at Thames on Thursday.
Maltese Ruby (NZ) Continues Outstanding Form
03 Jan 2018Highly talented Pencarrow mare Maltese Ruby (NZ) (Darci Brahma) recorded her third win from four starts this season when she took out Tuesday’s $11,000 B & B Contracting Rating 75 (1400m) at Tauherenikau.
Silver Cloud Scores at Tauranga
18 Dec 2017Well-related Pencarrow mare Silver Cloud (NZ) (Testa Rossa) picked up the first win of her career in Friday’s $10,000 Rejthar Law 1200 at Tauranga.
Back-to-Back Wins for Donizetti
18 Dec 2017Pencarrow mare Donizetti (NZ) (Darci Brahma) continued the bright start she has made to her racing career with a second consecutive win in Saturday’s $22,500 Broker Web Risk Services Handicap (1550m) at Awapuni.
Seraphim (NZ) Impresses Again
11 Dec 2017The beautifully bred and highly promising Pencarrow mare Seraphim (NZ) (Rip Van Winkle) continued her impressive progress through the grades with her second consecutive win in Saturday’s $30,000 Woodridge Estate Premier (1600m) at Trentham.
Page 1 of 119 (10 results per page)
  [01] 02 03 04 05    6>>