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Pencarrow’s Spring Foalings in Full Swing

15 Oct 2021

Foaling season is in full swing at Pencarrow Stud, with an esteemed band of broodmares producing another quality batch of blue-blooded babies over the last few weeks – including the eagerly anticipated first foal from an outstanding performer.

Ginsburg (NZ) Excels at Rotorua

30 Sep 2021

Bred and raced by Pencarrow principal Sir Peter Vela in partnership with Hon Dame Lowell Goddard QC, promising filly Ginsburg (NZ) (Iffraaj) recorded her first win with a stylish performance in Wednesday’s $12,000 Rotorua Plate Day 17th October (1400m) at Arawa Park.

Stunning Results for Sir Peter Vela at Rosehill

27 Sep 2021

Pencarrow principal Sir Peter Vela was right in the thick of the action on a star-studded Saturday at Rosehill over the weekend, part-owning two stakes winners and a Group One placegetter.

Ranch Hand Charges to Poseidon Stakes Success

13 Sep 2021

With a smart turn of foot, promising three-year-old Ranch Hand (Fastnet Rock) sprinted to black-type success at Flemington on Saturday for his part-owner Sir Peter Vela in the A$160,000 Listed Winning Edge Poseidon Stakes (1100m).

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About The Stud


Situated in the lush countryside of the Waikato region of New Zealand, Pencarrow Stud was established by international businessman Sir Peter Vela.

Developed in tandem with his late brother Philip, the pair created a legacy for their families and the NZ thoroughbred industry through years of dedication, passion and expert judgement. The 2013/14 season marked a new era in the history of the stud with Sir Peter taking the reins on his own and continuing the success that the brothers started together.

Comprising some 300 hectares of mineral rich countryside, Pencarrow Stud has an enviable record producing world-class thoroughbred racehorses.

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