Twafeaj Produces Athletic Filly
25 Sep 2007European Group 1 winning mare Twafeaj has produced a filly by US Breeders Cup champion Johar at Pencarrow Stud.

"She is a very strong athletic filly," said stud manager Leon Casey.

The filly will be retained by Pencarrow Stud owners Peter and Philip Vela.

The Velas will also retain Twafeaj's filly by No Excuse Needed which she produced last year.
   
Ensoleille Shines Through
21 Jan 2009Ensoleille broke through for her maiden victory today in tip top fashion, winning the www.sunsmart.org.nz Stayers Maiden by four and a half lengths at Hawkes Bay.
Twafeaj Produces Athletic Filly
25 Sep 2007European Group 1 winning mare Twafeaj has produced a filly by US Breeders Cup champion Johar at Pencarrow Stud.
Big Season Ahead Predicts Walker
16 Sep 2007New Zealand's leading jockey Michael Walker is predicting highly successful three-year-old seasons ahead for last Friday's Taupo winners, Insoucient and Abbey Way.
Notable Trio Of Foals Born At Pencarrow
15 Sep 2007Pencarrow Stud has had a notable trio of foals born in the past 24 hours.
Winning Double at Taupo
14 Sep 2007It was a winning double at Taupo today with Insouciant and Abbey Way both recording classy victories for Peter & Philip Vela.
Top Racemare Santagostino Retired To Stud
07 Sep 2007Valuable Group 2-winning mare Santagostino (by Giant's Causeway) has been retired to stud.
First Foal For Stakes-Winning Darcybee
03 Sep 2007Stakes-winning mare Darcybee (NZ) (Fasliyev x Eminent Walk) produced her first foal - a colt by champion sire and Gr. 1 winning 3yo Encosta de Lago - at Pencarrow Stud on Sunday.
Coutet Has Colt By Canny Lad
02 Sep 2007The dam of Group 1 AJC Epsom Handicap winner Allez Suez, Coutet (Nuage D'Or (USA)-Tiffany Rose by Sovereign Edition), is the latest broodmare to foal at Pencarrow Stud.
Glorious Group One for Peeping Fawn
28 Aug 2007One of Danehill's most talented daughters has provided a valuable boost to Pencarrow Stud mare Silver and Roses (IRE).
Saperavi Scores First Win
27 Aug 2007Blueblood three-year-old colt Saperavi has his first raceday win under his belt with a two length victory in the 1200 Maiden event at Ashburton on Friday.
Notable Foaling At Pencarrow Stud
24 Aug 2007Sir Tristram mare Bargibant produced a colt by Tigerhill at Pencarrow Stud this week in another notable foaling for Peter and Philip Vela's state-of-the-art horse breeding operation.
Taupo Trials Win By Ethereal Colt
21 Aug 2007Pencarrow Stud-bred two-year-old Aetherius showed his class with an easy four-length win at Tuesday's Taupo trials.
Pencarrow Sponsorship in Eleventh Year
17 Aug 2007The running of the www.pencarrowstud.co.nz 2000 at Te Rapa’s Foxbridge Plate Day tomorrow marks the eleventh year Pencarrow Stud has sponsored the $25,000 Open Handicap event.
Half-brother To J'Adane Born
14 Aug 2007A half-brother to Group 1 Mudgway Partsworld Stakes contender J'Adane has been born at Pencarrow Stud.
Darci Brahma Earns World Ranking
12 Aug 2007Pencarrow Stud has achieved another milestone on the world stage with a world ranking for a horse bred on the farm, Darci Brahma.
Pencarrow's First Foal Of New Season
03 Aug 2007Pencarrow Stud's first foal of the 2007 breeding season has been born this week.
Walker To Ride For Velas
01 Jul 2007Top jockey Michael Walker will be a regular sight in the familiar royal blue and white hooped colours of prominent owners Peter and Philip Vela in the new season.
Ethereal Colt Named Aetherius
24 Jun 2007The Stravinsky x Ethereal colt - sold at Karaka's Premier Yearling Sale this year by Pencarrow Stud for $1.3 million - has been named Aetherius.
J'Adane Third In Winter Stakes
24 Jun 2007Pencarrow Stud-bred J'Adane has finished a magnificent third in the Group 1 A$500,000 Winter Stakes at Eagle Farm in Queensland.
J'Adane Second In Queensland Guineas
12 Jun 2007Pencarrow Stud-bred J'adane could remain in Brisbane for one more start as a result of a close second in the Gr II $A250,000 Queensland Guineas
Wonderful Week For Pencarrow Mares
12 Jun 2007What a wonderful week for the Pencarrow Stud broodmare band!
History Making Win By Rags To Riches
10 Jun 2007The history-making win on Sunday (NZ time) by Rags To Riches in the Belmont Stakes has further enhanced the value of the Pencarrow Stud-owned mare Silver And Roses (by Sadler's Wells).
Queensland Derby Win Boost For Pencarrow Mare
10 Jun 2007The Group 1 A$500,000 Queensland Derby win by Empire's Choice at Eagle Farm on Saturday provided a major fillip for Pencarrow Stud-owned broodmare Concert Party.
Great Week For Christiania Belle
07 Jun 2007Pencarrow Stud broodmare Christiania Belle has had a daughter and grand-daughter win races in the past week.
Future Racing Options For J'Adane
06 Jun 2007New Zealand trainer Russell Cameron is deliberating between two future options for smart three-year-old filly J'Adane.
Abbey Way To Target 2000 Guineas In Spring
04 Jun 2007Matamata trainer Mark Walker already has his sights set on November's Group 1 New Zealand 2000 Guineas at Riccarton for impressive Ellerslie debut winner Abbey Way.
Santagostino Out Of Queensland Oaks
30 May 2007Santagostino's bid on the Gr I $A325,000 Queensland Oaks (2400m) at Eagle Farm has been scrapped.
Don Garcia Back To Winning Form
21 May 2007Pencarrow Stud sales graduate Don Garcia (Danehill x Beyond The Sunset) returned to winning form with a vengeance
Big Future For Santagostino
17 May 2007Santagostino's performances in Queensland will help paint a clearer big picture for punters, but her trainer, Mark Walker, already has his major plans mapped out
Back To Back Wins For Terroir
16 May 2007Promising three-year-old filly Terroir made it back-to-back wins and achieved a major milestone for Pencarrow Stud horses when she won in fine style at today's Avondale race-meeting.
Eagle Farm Success For J'Adane
12 May 2007Waikato breeders Peter and Philip Vela enjoyed a winning result at Eagle Farm on Wednesday with the Pencarrow-bred J'Adane scoring in fine style and confirming her enormous promise.
Top Oaks Trial By Santagostino
05 May 2007Peter and Philip Vela gave Craig Williams his first group one success and they showed on the Gold Coast today they could provide him with another win at that level
International Double For Pencarrow Stud
02 May 2007The successful run of Pencarrow Stud-bred horses has continued both in New Zealand and in Hong Kong in the past week.
Saparavi On Trial For Brisbane
01 May 2007Pencarrow Stud-bred Saperavi, the $2.2 million Karaka colt, could put his hand up for a trip to Brisbane when he makes his long-awaited raceday debut in the Berkers Transport Juvenile (1300m) at Te Rapa on Saturday
Mirandola Wins Avondale Feature
25 Apr 2007It was a case of giving with one hand and receiving in the other for Peter and Philip Vela when Mirandola scored a narrow win in a thrilling finish to the Listed $50,000 NZ Bloodstock Two-Year-Old Fillies Stakes at Avondale
Pencarrow Pair For Queensland Oaks
24 Apr 2007Santagostino and Huluava are on target to give owner-breeders Peter and Philip Vela a strong bid on a memorable double they achieved several years ago with their wonderful stayer Ethereal.
Saperavi Wins At Trials
19 Apr 2007Pencarrow Stud-bred two-year-old Saperavi (Stravinsky x Grand Echezeaux), the half-brother to five-time Group One winner Darci Brahma, cruised home to a very impressive win at Thursday's Waipa Racing Club trials.
Huluava Justifies Warm Favouritism
05 Apr 2007Mark Walker-trained filly Huluava justified her strong favouritism with a resounding win at the Matamata meeting on Wednesday.
Saperavi Trials At Waipa
30 Mar 2007Saperavi, the half-brother to multiple Group One winner Darci Brahma, took another step in his career when trialling for the second time at Waipa on Tuesday.
Booking Confirmed To Darci Brahma
26 Mar 2007Silver And Roses, a half-sister to next month’s Kentucky Oaks favourite Rags To Riches, is among the exciting line-up of broodmares already confirmed for Darci Brahma
Yuill Eyeing Up Black Type With Mirandola
22 Mar 2007Pukekohe trainer Richard Yuill is heading promising two-year-old Mirandola for black-type company after her impressive win
First Success For Petrea Vela
16 Mar 2007Petrea Vela, daughter of Peter Vela and the marketing manager of New Zealand Bloodstock, enjoyed her first success as an owner when the well-bred three-year-old Certain Grace (Centane x Grace And Power) scored a fine win at Friday's Ashburton Racing
Seamer Booked For NZ Oaks Mount
13 Mar 2007Australian jockey Scott Seamer has been booked for the mount on Pencarrow Stud owned-and-bred filly Zygadene
Big Times Ahead For Uberalles
09 Mar 2007A big spring is planned for New Zealand Derby placegetter Uberalles.
Uberalles Third In NZ Derby
04 Mar 2007Pencarrow Stud bred-and-owned filly Uberalles (Giant's Causeway x Ethereal) has enhanced her value with a fine third placing, just over a length from the winner, in the Group 1 $700,000 Mercedes New Zealand Derby
Abbey Drive Wins In Singapore
21 Feb 2007Pencarrow Stud owned-and-bred four-year-old Abbey Drive (Zabeel x Grace And Power) has posted an impressive win in a S$125,000 open event in Singapore on Tuesday night.
Darci Brahma Retired To Stud
16 Feb 2007A service fee will be announced next week for five-time Group 1 winner Darci Brahma (NZ) (Danehill x Grand Echezeaux by Zabeel) who was retired from the racetrack on Thursday.
Filly Has Inherited Family Ability
13 Feb 2007The O'Reilly x Paolino filly showed she had inherited her family's ability with a two-and-a-half length romp at the Counties trials at Pukekohe
Fifth Gr. 1 Win For Darci Brahma
10 Feb 2007Pencarrow Stud-bred champion four-year-old Darci Brahma completed the fifth Group 1 success of his racing career
Possible NZ swansong for Darci Brahma
10 Feb 2007The Group 1 $150,000 Waikato Draught Sprint (1400m) contested at Te Rapa on Saturday will be one of the final race-day appearances - if not the last - in New Zealand for Pencarrow Stud-bred champion galloper Darci Brahma
Black-type Win For Vercors
07 Feb 2007Pencarrow Stud-owned mare Vercors earned valuable black type in scoring a fine win in the Listed $50,000 Breeders' Stakes
Pencarrow Stud Leading Vendor (by average)
05 Feb 2007The leading vendor of New Zealand's National Yearling Sales (by average) series at Karaka in 2007 was Pencarrow Stud.
Zygadene Romps Home For Hawera Win
02 Feb 2007Pencarrow Stud owned-and-bred filly Zygadene (Zabeel x Desert Lily) scored a resounding win
Cambridge Stud Buys Top Filly From Pencarrow
01 Feb 2007Cambridge Stud owners Sir Patrick and Justine Lady Hogan were the successful purchasers of the regally-bred Zabeel x Grace And Power filly
Premier Sale ReceiptsTop $4 million
30 Jan 2007Pencarrow Stud's 2007 Premier Yearling Sale receipts at Karaka have totalled more than $4.3 million
Ethereal Colt Tops Day One
29 Jan 2007The Stravinsky x Ethereal colt sold by Cambridge-based Pencarrow Stud fetched the top price of $1.3 million
Ethereal Colt Headliner For Karaka Sales
25 Jan 2007The first progeny of Caulfield-Melbourne Cups winner Ethereal will be offered for sale at Karaka next week.
Fourth Gr. 1 Win For Darci Brahma
24 Jan 2007Pencarrow Stud-bred Darci Brahma (NZ) collected the fourth Gr. 1 success of his racing career
Darci Brahma Ready For Telegraph
19 Jan 2007Matamata trainer Mark Walker is aware of the need to add some further black print
Bigger Plans Ahead For Vercors
18 Jan 2007Hamilton trainers Graeme Rogerson and Stephen Autridge are considering a couple of attractive racing options
Darci Brahma On Target For Telegraph
13 Jan 2007Multiple Group 1 winners Darci Brahma (NZ) (Danehill x Grand Echezeaux by Zabeel) impressed by winning a trial easily at Paeroa on Tuesday.
Promethean Win Timely Boost For Sales
05 Jan 2007The win by Promethean (NZ)(Grand Lodge x Sarwatch) at the Tauranga meeting on Tuesday came at a perfect time for her owner-breeder Pencarrow Stud.
Santagostino Wins Great Northern Guineas
26 Dec 2006Mark Walker-trained filly Santagostino turned the tables on favourite Mettre En Jeu in the Group 2 $150,000 First Sovereign Trust Great Northern Guineas
Son Of Ethereal Among Star Lots
10 Dec 2006A son of champion Australasian stayer Ethereal will be one of Pencarrow Stud’s feature lots
Uberalles Justifies Walker's Confidence
10 Dec 2006Mark Walker's pre-race confidence in the chances of regally-bred filly Uberalles
Abbey Drive Wins In Singapore
13 Nov 2006Having been knocking on the door in recent outings talented Pencarrow Stud-bred galloper Abbey Drive (NZ) (Zabeel x Grace And Power by Brief Truce) secured his first win
Time Best Friend For Santagostino
13 Nov 2006Time will be Santagostino’s best friend, according to her Matamata trainer Mark Walker.
Velvet And Satin Ready For Guineas
10 Nov 2006Matamata trainer Jim Gibbs is more than happy with Velvet And Satin’s condition
J'Adane Boosts VRC Oaks Prospects
06 Nov 2006Pencarrow Stud-bred J’Adane furthered her Group 1 VRC Oaks claims with a fine dress rehearsal performance
Redoute's Choice Colt For Grand Echezeaux
02 Oct 2006A Redoute's Choice half-brother to multiple group one winner Darci Brahma has been born at Pencarrow Stud, Cambridge.
Santagostino Shines
21 Sep 2006
Don Garcia Gelded
06 Sep 2006
On Track For Success
16 Aug 2006
Fastnet
14 Aug 2006
Second Listed Win for Chartreuse
06 Jun 2006Classy filly Chartreuse (St Petersburg x Imzadi) cruised to victory in the Listed New Zealand Bloodstock Castletown Stakes (1200m) at Foxton on Monday.
Big Test For Darci Brahma
10 Mar 2006Matamata trainer Mark Walker is under no illusions as to the enormity of the task facing three-time Gr. 1 winner Darci Brahma (NZ)
Third Gr. 1 Win For Darci Brahma
01 Mar 2006There was more Gr. 1 glory for New Zealand's glamour three-year-old Darci Brahma
Darci Brahma Primed For Otaki
23 Feb 2006Matamata trainer Mark Walker says Darci Brahma is primed and ready for his rematch with Kristov
Pencarrow Leading Vendor At Karaka
14 Feb 2006Pencarrow Stud was the leading vendor (by average) at the 2006 New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales Series which finished last week.
Sale Topper For Pencarrow
31 Jan 2006The $2.2 million Stravinsky-Grand Echezeaux colt sold at Karaka today has already been fully syndicated
Half-brother To Darci Brahma For Karaka
18 Jan 2006A half-brother to multiple Group I winner Darci Brahma will be one of the star lots being sold by Pencarrow Stud
Darcybee Retired To Stud
15 Jan 2006Stakes-winning four-year-old mare Darcybee (NZ) (Fasliyev x Eminent Walk by Gaius) has been retired to stud
Hastings Debut For Terroir
15 Jan 2006The Hawke's Bay meeting at Hastings on January 19 will be the scene for the race-day debut of promising Mark Walker-trained two-year-old Terroir
Winning Belle retired
29 Jul 2005
Karaka Top Lots To Clash In Sires
03 Jun 2005Karaka Top Lots To Clash In Sires
Pencarrow Stud: Leading Vendors by Average
03 Feb 2005Pencarrow Stud again had a strong sale at the Premier Session of the 2005 New Zealand Bloodstock 79th National Yearling Sales Series. Pencarrow Stud was the leading vendor by average, with an average selling price of $373,235 and was also the vendor
Pencarrow Number One at Karaka
02 Feb 2005Pencarrow Stud is currently the leading stud on average price, with twelve yearlings sold for an average price of $315,833. The Stud is currently sitting second with the total aggregate, having sold twelve yearlings for an aggregate of $3,790,000.
Busy Day for Pencarrow Stud at Karaka
01 Feb 2005After a buoyant first day’s selling at the 2005 New Zealand Bloodstock 79th National Yearling Sales Series Premier Session, Pencarrow Stud will offer ten yearlings today including a possible sales topper, in a Danehill colt out of Beyond the Sunset (
Ellis Buys Second $1 Million Yearling
01 Feb 2005New Zealander David Ellis has bought his second $1 million yearling at back-to-back Karaka sales.
Darci Brahma Wins on Debut
31 Jan 2005Million dollar sale topper Darci Brahma (by Danehill ex Grand Echezeaux by Zabeel) won impressively on debut at Avondale today. Exactly one year ago Darci Brahma sold for a sale topping $1.1 million to prominent Waikato thoroughbred investor and Te
Karaka Sales Commence 11am Today
31 Jan 2005The much anticipated 2005 New Zealand Bloodstock 79th National Yearling Sales Series begins this morning with the Premier Session. Pencarrow Stud, who consign the largest number of Danehill’s final southern hemisphere bred crop will offer twenty yea
Sires Produce Bid For Darci Brahma
31 Jan 2005Darci Brahma, the $1.1 million top-priced lot of last year's Karaka yearling sales, emphatically won his race-day debut at Avondale on Monday.
Darci Brahma to Debut, Promethean to Take Him On
30 Jan 2005Pencarrow Stud bred million dollar colt Darci Brahma will debut at Avondale and another Pencarrow Stud bred and owned runner Promethean will be there to challenge him all the way. The two will contest race two on the card at 12.55pm, The Mondiale Fr
Felenic Racing Today
29 Jan 2005Royally bred three-year-old Felenic will be having her fourth raceday start at the Canterbury Racing Clubs meeting at Riccarton Park, Christchurch. Felenic will line up in Race five on the card at 3.02pm in the Christchurch Casino Southern Summer Ch
Russian Charm Hunting for Gr. 2 Win
29 Jan 2005Talented three-year-old Russian Charm will be hunting for another win in the Group II Thrifty Royal Sovereign Stakes at Randwick today. The Group II event for three-year-old colts and geldings is run over 1200m and the strong field includes last sea
SALES NEWS: Danehill - Unstoppable
29 Jan 2005A stellar raceday for World Champion sire Danehill, with his progeny winning all over Australasia.
SALES NEWS: Sister to Chimeara Blitzes Rivals
29 Jan 2005Love Diamonds, a two-year-old filly by Danehill ex Our Tristalight ran away from her rivals in the first race at Trentham on Group I Wellington Cup Day, running the 1000m trip in a slick 57 seconds.
Danehills at Karaka 2005
28 Jan 2005There will be twenty yearlings by Danehill offered at the 2005 Karaka Premier Sale, which commences in less than three weeks on 31st January. The twelve fillies and eight colts will be offered in four drafts with Pencarrow Stud consigning the larges
Karaka 2005: Pencarrow Pedigree Updates
28 Jan 2005Karaka 2005 Pencarrow Stud Pedigree Updates as at 12th January 2005.
Walker To Ride Darci Brahma
28 Jan 2005Singapore-bound jockey Michael Walker will ride million-dollar colt Darci Brahma (NZ) (by Danehill) in his debut race at Avondale on Monday.
Danehill Filly Wins Blue Diamond Prelude
27 Jan 2005On the eve of the Karaka Yearling Sales where 20 of Danehill's final southern hemisphere yearlings will be sold, the Danehill filly, Langness, won the Blue Diamond Prelude at Caulfield in Melbourne on Wednesday.
SALES NEWS: Generous Colt for Chimeara
27 Jan 2005At the 2004 New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales Series Premier Session Pencarrow Stud sold a colt by Quest for Fame out of Chimeara (by Danehill) for $750,000. The colt was purchased by leading New Zealand bloodstock agent Rob McAnulty an
SALES NEWS: Yearlings by Catbird & Viscount at Karaka
27 Jan 2005Pencarrow Stud is proud to offer twenty quality yearlings at the New Zealand Bloodstock 79th National Yearling Sales Series Premier Session which commences at 11am on Monday 31st January 2004. Along with the stock of Champion sires Danehill and Zabe
Elbaz Belle for Feature Rotorua Sprint
25 Jan 2005Classy three-year-old filly Elbaz Belle will line-up in the feature sprint on the card at Rotorua on Wednesday 26th January 2005, The First Sovereign Trust Sprint over 1200m a progressive event worth $9,000. This feature sprint will be race eight at
Trainer Predicts Big Future For 2YO
25 Jan 2005Big Future Ahead for Pencarrow Juvenile Takanini trainer Colin Jillings says Saturday's Avondale winner Abbey Drive (NZ) (Zabeel) has an enormous future.
Winning Belle Resumes Saturday
25 Jan 2005Smart Gai Waterhouse trained four-year-old Winning Belle is set to resume at Randwick on Saturday in the Listed Breeders Plate over 1200m.
How Much Would You Bid?
24 Jan 2005As the clock ticks down on the sale of the last Danehill yearlings in Australia it's timely to reflect on some of the great stallion's incredible breeding statistics.
SALES NEWS: Two Black Minnaloushe Colts in Pencarrow Draft
24 Jan 2005Two classy colt’s in the Pencarrow Stud draft are by first season sire Black Minnaloushe, whose eldest New Zealand bred progeny are now yearlings. The two yearlings are lot 74 (ex Pavan by Centaine) and lot 321 (ex Cheerful by Star Way).
SALES NEWS: Two Zabeel Colts from Pencarrow
24 Jan 2005Pencarrow Stud will offer two impressive colts by Champion sire Zabeel (by Sir Tristram) at next weeks New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales Series at Karaka. Pencarrow Stud will offer twenty quality individuals for sale at the Premier Sess
Tough Win by Abbey Drive
24 Jan 2005Impressive two-year-old colt Abbey Drive (by Zabeel ex Grace and Power (IRE) by Brief Truce) won in good style when on debut at Avondale on Saturday 22nd January 2004. The colt which was purchased for $300,000 at the 2004 Karaka Premier Yearling Sal
El Bulli to Contest Gr. 1 NZ Oaks
21 Jan 2005Smart three-year-old filly El Bulli will line up on Saturday 22nd January 2005 in the prestigious Group I Smokefree New Zealand Oaks, raced over 2400m for three-year-old fillies. Last year’s running was taken out by Wharite Princess (by His Royal Hi
Symphony In Cee Races at Canterbury Tonight
20 Jan 2005Smart Pencarrow Stud bred and part owned galloper Symphony In Cee will line up tonight in race one at 9.15pm, the www.theraces.com.au 1900m for three-year-olds at Canterbury racecourse in Sydney.
Danehill -
18 Jan 2005In the US, bloodhorse.com summed up the Danehill phenomenon:
Stanica Resuming Wednesday
18 Jan 2005Classy Zabeel mare Stanica will spearhead the Pencarrow Stud challenge at Te Rapa racecourse, Hamilton on Wednesday 19th January 2005. Stanica (ex Love Connection by Sunday Silence) will be having her first start since running a slashing second in t
Promethean Unlucky at Ellerslie
17 Jan 2005$1.90 favourite Promethean was unlucky when finishing third at Ellerslie on Saturday 15th January; in race one the Ellerslie Event Centre 2YO over 1100m.
Russian Charm Ready to Roll
14 Jan 2005Russian Charm resumes from a spell tomorrow and was an impressive trial winner at Rosehill on January 4 in prearation for tomorrow’s mission.
Countdown to Karaka
13 Jan 2005With less than three weeks until the Karaka Sales Series kicks off anyone requesting catalogues or sales information should contact New Zealand Bloodstock at their earliest convenience.
Darci Brahma Wins Second Trial
13 Jan 2005Million-dollar yearling Darci Brahma will make his two-year-old race-day debut at Avondale at the end of this month.
Promethean Racing at Auckland
13 Jan 2005Stylish last start winner Promethean lines up on Saturday in race one at 12.35pm, the Ellerslie Event Centre 2YO. The race, over 1100m is an open handicap for two-year-olds and is raced for a stake of $10,000. This race also carries a TBS Level B b
Vela's Bid A$140,000 for Encosta de Lago Service
13 Jan 2005New Zealand industry leaders Peter and Phillip Vela have paid $A140,000 for a service to boom sire Encosta De Lago in the Coolmore Stud auction to raise money for victims of the Asian tsunami disaster.
Danehill Toast of the Coast
12 Jan 2005The recent sale of Danehill yearlings at the Magic Million’s Sale on the Gold Coast last week augers well for Pencarrow Stud and the New Zealand Bloodstock 79th National Yearling Sales Series which commences 31st January 2005.
Darci Brahma For Second Trial
11 Jan 2005Last year's Karaka Sales highest-priced yearling, Darci Brahma, will have his second trial at Paeroa on Thursday.
Spotlight On: EL BULLI
11 Jan 2005As we gear up to the Group I New Zealand Oaks, it is timely to take a closer look at classy three-year-old filly El Bulli. El Bulli (Zabeel ex Grace and Power by Brief Truce) won impressively at her last start, which carried a clasue stating that th
El Bulli Confirms Oaks Start
10 Jan 2005Matamata trainer Mark Walker has confirmed a tilt for El Bulli at the $300,000 New Zealand Oaks at Trentham on January 22 after the filly's fine win over a middle distance at Woodville on Saturday.
El Bulli on Road to Gr. 1 Oaks
07 Jan 2005Smart Pencarrow Stud owned and bred three-year-old filly El Bulli will race at the Woodville – Pahiatua Racing Club’s meeting at Woodville on Saturday 8th January 2005 on her way to the Group I New Zealand Oaks (2400m).
Symphony In Cee Racing at Rosehill
07 Jan 2005Up-and-coming three-year-old galloper Symphony In Cee races tomorrow at Rosehill in the CAS Business Solutions Handicap over 2000m with a purse of A$55,000.
Winning Belle in Winning Form
07 Jan 2005Impressive Pencarrow Stud bred Group II Queensland Guineas winner Winning Belle (Zabeel – Kirin Belle by McGinty) showed she is in good form for Autumn racing with an impressive trials victory at Rosehill on Tuesday 4th January 2005.
El Bulli Lines Up At Stratford
30 Dec 2004Friday’s Stratford Racing Club’s meeting at Te Kapua Park will see the highly promising and Group I New Zealand Oaks bound three-year-old filly El Bulli line up in Race ten at 5.15pm, The Taranaki Steelformers Ltd 2000m Intermediate.
Promethean Racing at Tauranga Today
29 Dec 2004Promethean (Grand Lodge – Sarwatch by Jetball) lines up at Tauranga today in Race three at 1.20pm, The Bayprint 2002 Ltd 2YO Maiden, for two-year-old fillies over 970m. Promethean is trained at Takanini by Colin Jillings and Richard Yuill and will b
Promethean Wins At Tauranga
29 Dec 2004Experienced Takanini trainer Colin Jillings predicts a big future for impressive Tauranga two-year-old winner Promethean.
Stakes Success For Danehill
29 Dec 2004Champion Sire Danehill (Danzig – Razyana by His Majesty) was represented by seven winners in Australia, Hong Kong and New Zealand on Boxing Day including stakes success on both sides of the Tasman. Danehill leads the Australian Sires Premiership on
Darcybee tackles Gr. 2 Eight Carat Classic
23 Dec 2004Pencarrow Stud will be represented by three runners on Boxing Day (26th December 2004). Darcybee and Filante Etoile will line up on prestigious Derby Day at Ellerslie Racecourse, Auckland and Felenic will line up at the Otago Racing Club’s meeting a
Paixanito Steps Out At Waikato
17 Dec 2004Pencarrow Stud will be represented by one runner at Saturday’s Waikato Racing Club’s meeting at Te Rapa Racecourse in Hamilton. The Stud’s sole owned and bred runner is highly promising three-year-old Zabeel filly, Paixanito.
Pencarrow Stud Tops HK Sale
15 Dec 2004New Zealand Bloodstock's John Cameron says the $HK6 million sale topper at the Hong Kong International Sale is a 'great achievement' for the New Zealand horse breeding industry.
Promethean & Oh So Precious To Debut
15 Dec 2004Pencarrow Stud will have three richly-bred fillies in action at the Counties Racing Clubs meeting at Te Aroha Racecourse on Wednesday 15th December.
Hong Kong International Sale
10 Dec 2004Pencarrow Stud will be represented by one lot at the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Hong Kong International Sale, which will be conducted on Saturday 11th December at the new Parade Ring at Sha Tin Racecourse.
Pencarrow Runners Throughout Country
10 Dec 2004Pencarrow Stud will be represented at three New Zealand race meetings on Saturday and Sunday.
Brother to Lot 475 Racing Today
09 Dec 2004Power of Destiny, a two-year-old colt by Champion sire Danehill out of imported Irish mare Jeanetta Cochrane (by Sadler’s Wells) will make his race day debut in race seven at Wyong, New South Wales today. Race seven, the $100,000 Strawberry Hill Stu
Midweek Success For Pencarrow Stud
09 Dec 2004Race five at Rosehill yesterday saw Pencarrow Stud bred and owned Symphony In Cee win stylishly over 1900m in the A$22,000 Schweppervescence Handicap.
El Bulli For Matamata Meeting
08 Dec 2004El Bulli returns to the North Island racing scene today with a start at the Matamata meeting.
Stanica To Bypass Auckland Cup
07 Dec 2004Last week's Avondale Cup runner-up Stanica has been turned out for a spell and will miss the $350,000 Auckland Cup (3200m) at Ellerslie on New Year's Day.
La Taverna For Waipa Meeting
01 Dec 2004Classy four-year-old gelding La Taverna will be in action at Thursday’s Waipa Racing Club meeting at Te Awamutu.
Stanica Brave Second In Gr. 1 Avondale Cup
01 Dec 2004Mark Todd-trained and Pencarrow Stud bred-and-owned mare Stanica was an unlucky second in the Group I $150,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Avondale Gold Cup at Avondale on Wednesday.
Elbaz Belle At Avondale
30 Nov 2004Pencarrow Stud's other representative at tomorrow's December 1st meeting is Elbaz Belle, who will line up in Race Three at 1.45pm, The Life Members 1200m 3YO, an open class event for three-year-olds.
Race Sponsor And Owners Of Cup Favourite
30 Nov 2004New Zealand Bloodstock principals Peter and Philip Vela have the favourite runner in the $150,000 Gr. 1 feature which they sponsor at Avondale on Wednesday.
Elbaz Belle Among Weekend Runners
26 Nov 2004The Pencarrow Stud colours will be carried by three horses racing on Saturday November 27th 2004.
Nhlahla To Race At Canterbury
26 Nov 2004Pencarrow Stud will have one representative at Canterbury Racing’s meeting at Riccarton Park in Christchurch on Friday, the Jan Hay trained Nhlahla.
Prince Golf Wins In Hong Kong
26 Nov 2004More than a decade after her memorable Hong Kong International Cup victory, the name of class racemare Romanee Conti (NZ) (Sir Tristram) remains well displayed in that part of the world.
Seamer To Ride Stanica In Cup
25 Nov 2004Australian jockey Scott Seamer will once again don the Pencarrow Stud colours for his mount on Stanica in next week's $150,000 New Zealand Bloodstock Avondale Gold Cup.
Millennium Belle Can Improve
23 Nov 2004Hamilton trainer Stephen Autridge says Millennium Belle can bounce back from a last-start failure when she lines up in the DB Mt Maunganui RSA 1400 (r10, 5.10pm) at the Tauranga meeting on Wednesday.
Final Foal Of Season Born
22 Nov 2004Pencarrow Stud saw the last foal produced for 2004 on Saturday 20th November, when Department (by Secretariat) foaled a colt by No Excuse Needed. Highlights of the 2004 Pencarrow Stud foaling season include:
Successful Weekend For Pencarrow
21 Nov 2004Pencarrow Stud-owned mare Stanica could be Avondale Cup bound.
Stanica For Hawke's Bay Feature
19 Nov 2004This weekend four Pencarrow Stud runners will line up at the Counties Racing Club's meeting at Ellerslie, Auckland; Hawke’s Bay Racing at Hastings and at the Cambridge Jockey Club’s meeting at Te Rapa, Hamilton.
Pencarrow Relations Sell Well
16 Nov 2004The Select Session of the 2004 Ready to Run Sale held on November 16 at the Karaka Sales Centre saw a number of Pencarrow Stud relations sell well.
Filante Etoile Adds To Record
15 Nov 2004Smart Takanini-trained racemare Filante Etoile has continued down the track of an Auckland Cup start with her strong finishing win over 1600m at Tauranga on Saturday.
Filante Etoile On Target
11 Nov 2004Takanini trainer Colin Jillings has declared classy mare Filante Etoile spot on for her race, the Tauranga Hardware and Plumbing 1600, at Tauranga this Saturday.
Yearling Preparation Well Underway
10 Nov 2004Preparation is now well underway for the Pencarrow Stud draft for the 2005 Karaka Premier Yearling Sales at the New Zealand Bloodstock Sales Centre in South Auckland in January.
De Beers Trials Up Well In Sydney
09 Nov 2004Pencarrow Stud bred two-year-old colt De Beers made an impressive trials debut at Rosehill Gardens in Sydney today for trainer John Hawkes.
El Bulli To Contest 1000 Guineas
05 Nov 2004The colours of Pencarrow Stud will be carried in Saturday's $275,000 New Zealand Bloodstock 1000 Guineas by Mark Walker-trained El Bulli.
Stanica On Cups Path
03 Nov 2004Cambridge trainer Mark Todd is considering the summer Cups races for talented mare Stanica who won over 2100m at Ellerslie yesterday.
Melbourne Cup Day Runners
02 Nov 2004Pencarrow Stud will have three runners line up on Melbourne Cup Day at Ellerslie Racecourse, Auckland.
Midweek Runners
02 Nov 2004Another Pencarrow Stud owned and bred runner mid-week is Tonnere, who will race Wednesday 3rd November at the Paeroa racecourse.
Colt Foal For Grand Echezeaux
01 Nov 2004Group I SAJC Australasian Oaks winner Grand Echezeaux has produced a colt by Stravinsky at Pencarrow Stud, Hamilton today, 1st November 2004.
Winning Belle Earns Cup Start
31 Oct 2004Can New Zealand's Pencarrow Stud breed its second Melbourne Cup winner in three years?
Winning Belle On Target For Cup
27 Oct 2004Australia's "First Lady Of Racing" Gai Waterhouse is pinning her hopes on Winning Belle to provide her with an elusive Melbourne Cup victory next Tuesday.
Weekend Runners For Pencarrow
22 Oct 2004Pencarrow Stud will have three horses racing in its colours in New Zealand over Labour Weekend.
Ethereal Tested In Foal
21 Oct 2004Caulfield-Melbourne Cups winner Ethereal has been scanned positive in foal to exciting young sire Stravinsky.
Notable Pencarrow Foalings
20 Oct 2004Four of the most notable recent foalings at Pencarrow Stud have been:
Filante Etoile Returns In Style
16 Oct 2004Filante Etoile is back - better than ever - as she showed with a winning return to racing at the Rotorua Racing Club's meeting on Saturday.
Oaks Runner-Up To Resume Racing
15 Oct 2004New Zealand Oaks runner-up Filante Etoile is back in action at Rotorua on Saturday and should run a bold race fresh-up.
Caulfield Cup Interest Strong
14 Oct 2004Gai Waterhouse-trained mare Winning Belle will carry the hopes of New Zealand's Pencarrow Stud in Saturday's $A2.5 million Caulfield Cup (2400m) in Melbourne.
El Bulli Heading For 1000 Guineas
13 Oct 2004Mark Walker-trained filly El Bulli (NZ) (Zabeel) took a small step towards a big spring assignment when she scored a good win at Riccarton on Saturday.
Quinton thinks world of Russian Charm
11 Oct 2004Sydney trainer Ron Quinton is already looking forward to the three-year-old autumn features next year with Russian Charm.
Darcybee headed for Lowland Stakes
08 Oct 2004Matamata trainer Jim Gibbs is hoping the forecasted bad weather stays away from Hastings for Saturday’s $45,000 Indian Danehill Lowland Stakes (1400m).
Winning Belle running in Cranbourne Cup
07 Oct 2004Pencarrow Stud-bred and part-owned mare Winning Belle lines up in the $A156,000 Cranbourne Cup (2025m) at Cranbourne on Wednesday.
Darci Brahma wins Taupo Trial
05 Oct 2004Darci Brahma, the top-priced $1.1 million colt at this year's Karaka Yearling Sales, was successful in his first trial at Taupo on Tuesday.
Boost For Pencarrow Yearling
04 Oct 2004Pencarrow Stud’s draft for the 2005 New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sales has received a major boost with the second placing by Ecomium (Sadler’s Wells) in the Listed Stanleybet Diamond Stakes for three-year-olds at The Curragh on Saturday.
Darci Brahma To Trial At Taupo
04 Oct 2004Darci Brahma, the top-priced $1.1 million colt at this year's Karaka Yearling Sales, is scheduled to trial at Taupo on Tuesday.
Weekend runners for Pencarrow
01 Oct 2004Pencarrow Stud-owned Stanica (Zabeel x Love Connection) looks a strong chance in the final race at the important Hawke's Bay meeting at Hastings on Saturday, which begins at 5.37pm.
Pencarrow Stud relations at 2004 Ready To Run Sale
29 Sep 2004Lot 9 & Lot 36: From the famous Heights Family. The second dam of Lot 9 is a three-quarter sister to Pencarrow stud foundation broodmare Noble Heights (Sir Tristram (IRE)-Gold Heights by Gold Sovereign), and the second dam of Lot 36 is a half-sister
Tonnere Makes Successful Comeback
29 Sep 2004Well-related four-year-old Tonnere made a successful comeback from injury to post a good win in his first race since last November at Avondale on Wednesday.
Tonnere To Line Up At Avondale
27 Sep 2004Leon Casey-trained Tonnere will commence his four-year-old campaign in the Ron Langsford Memorial (1200m) at Avondale on Wednesday.
Brave fourth by Darcybee
20 Sep 2004Pencarrow Stud-owned filly Darcybee ran a most encouraging fourth in the Gr. 3 $50,000 Highview Stakes (1200m) at Hastings on Saturday.
Pencarrow Stud matings for 2004
17 Sep 2004Last season's champion New Zealand first-season sire Stravinsky has been selected as the third stallion partner for Caulfield-Melbourne Cups winner Ethereal.
Elbaz Belle Returns To Winning Form
16 Sep 2004Regally-bred filly Elbaz Belle was back to winning form with a vengeance in the Taupo Mini Golf 1000 at Taupo on Wednesday.
Stanica finishes close second
12 Sep 2004Mark Todd-trained Stanica continued her good form with a close second in the final event at Saturday's Auckland Racing Club meeting at Ruakaka.
Latest on Pencarrow Stud foals
07 Sep 2004Spring is certainly in the air at Pencarrow Stud as the sun shines and newborn foals begin arriving to signal the start of the 2004-05 season.
Kistler Records Third Win
06 Sep 2004Kistler posted her third career win in impressive fashion at the Ashburton Racing Club meeting on Sunday.
La Taverna headed for Listed race
02 Sep 2004Cambridge trainer Mark Todd has announced plans to start La Taverna in a Listed four-year-old race at New Plymouth this month after the Tale Of The Cat gelding scored impressively at Ruakaka yesterday.
Canny Princess Set For Tea Rose Stakes
01 Sep 2004Canny Princess (Canny Lad - Kailey Princess by Danehill), who won impressively at Rosehill on Saturday, looks set to run in the STC Gr.2 $A150,000 Tea Rose Stakes (1500m) at Rosehill on September 18.
Winning Belle well fancied in major Cups
27 Aug 2004Pencarrow Stud-bred Winning Belle is among the favourites for the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups this year.
Danehill list for Karaka 2005
24 Aug 2004New Zealand Bloodstock has issued the list of the final 20 Danehill yearlings to be offered at the 2005 National Yearling Sale at Karaka.
Second filly foal for Ethereal
15 Aug 2004Cups Queen Ethereal has produced her second filly foal in succession at Pencarrow Stud in New Zealand.
New season foals at Pencarrow
03 Aug 2004Pencarrow Stud reports the arrival of its first foals of the new season.
Pencarrow announces new purchases
27 Jul 2004Pencarrow Stud has announced today the purchase of two exciting fillies by champion sire Sadler's Wells to add to its broodmare band.
Ethereal to foal early in new season
15 Jul 2004Cups Queen Ethereal is among the first broodmares due to foal at Pencarrow Stud in the new season.
Karaka Sale Topper Shaping Up Well
21 Jun 2004This year’s top-priced yearling at the Karaka sales, Darci Brahma, is expected to race early next year.
Prince Golf Wins In Hong Kong
21 Jun 2004Pencarrow Stud-bred four-year-old Pencarrow Stud-bred Prince Golf (NZ) (Entrepreneur) registered the fourth win of his career when taking out a $HK700,000 class 3 event over 1650m.
Winning Belle fancied for Oaks
04 Jun 2004As the Group One racing continues in Brisbane this weekend, Pencarrow Stud-bred Winning Belle from the Gai Waterhouse stable heads the betting for the Queensland Oaks at $3.00 with TABSportsbet.
Daughter of Kirin Belle wins Queensland Guineas
09 May 2004Randwick trainer Gai Waterhouse turned out the Pencarrow Stud-bred Winning Belle (NZ) for a masterly winning performance on Saturday in the $200,000, Group II, Greenslopes Queensland Guineas, 1600m, at Eagle Farm.
Ethereal's half-brother stars in Balaklava debut
05 May 2004Qudraat, the half brother to the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup winning champion Ethereal, made the best possible start to his racing career when he today won on debut for leading trainer Tony McEvoy at Balaklava in South Australia.
Marie Claire to continue racing
28 Apr 2004Retirement plans for top racemare Marie Claire have been put on hold.
Darcybee for Listed Avondale feature
10 Apr 2004Jim Gibbs-trained filly Darcybee will start next in the $30,000 New Zealand Bloodstock 2YO Fillies Stakes Mercedes Super Bonus (1200m) at Ellerslie on April 25.
Marie Claire on target for Easter
09 Apr 2004Pencarrow Stud-owned mare Marie Claire is ready for another big performance in Saturday's $150,000 Easter Handicap (1600m) at Ellerslie.
Marie Claire records Group placing
29 Mar 2004Pencarrow Stud-owned mare Marie Claire has added another Group placing to her record.
Marie Claire ready to bounce back
24 Mar 2004A brilliant gallop at the Matamata track on Tuesday morning by talented Pencarrow Stud-owned mare Marie Claire confirmed to her trainer, Paul O’Sullivan, that she had overcome her injury worries in time for Saturday’s $100,000 Westernbay Finace Japan
First $1 million yearling for Pencarrow
29 Jan 2004Pencarrow Stud produced its first $1 million yearling and second sales-topper at the Karaka sales today - it's colt out of Grand Echezeaux fetching $1.1 million.
Pencarrow's full yearling sales results
29 Jan 2004Pencarrow Stud's full sales results from the 2004 New Zealand Bloodstock Ltd's Premier Sale at Karaka are as follows:
Pencarrow Stud tops Premier Sale with Danehill-Grand Echezeaux
28 Jan 2004It took a New Zealander to set the Karaka 2004 benchmark when Te Akau Racing principal David Ellis outbid serious international opposition to pay $1.1 million for the Danehill-Grand Echezeaux colt in the closing stages of the National Yearling Sale P
Top price for Pencarrow's Quest For Fame-Chimeara colt
28 Jan 2004Sydney trainer John Hawkes will train the Quest For Fame-Chimeara colt which fetched the day's top price of $750,000 at the Karaka yearling sales today.
Lafleur back in work
13 Jun 2003
Top price for Lot 28
27 Jan 2003
Ethereal's record
24 Mar 2002
Black type for Rapida
18 Mar 2002
Ethereal staying
18 Feb 2002
Win In Singapore
26 Apr 2001
A Place For Montrose
16 Dec 2000