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Palm Springs (NZ) Makes Winning Return

14 Jun 2021

Up-and-coming Pencarrow mare Palm Springs (NZ) made an impressive return to action with a smart win in Saturday’s $27,500 SVS Starting Gates 1100 at Te Rapa.

Palatinate (NZ) Prevails at Pukekura Raceway

10 Jun 2021

Pencarrow principal Sir Peter Vela joined forces with Hall of Fame trainer Laurie Laxon to win Thursday’s $10,000 John White Bloodstock Supporting Life Education Trust 3YO (1400m) at Pukekura Raceway with promising filly Palatinate (NZ) (Per Incanto).

Pencarrow Stud Groom Wanted

09 Jun 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Pencarrow Stud for a motivated and experienced individual to join their team in the position of a Stud Groom.

Cape Breton Remains Undefeated

08 Jun 2021

Exciting two-year-old Cape Breton (Vancouver) extended his perfect record to two-from-two with another strong performance in Saturday’s A$125,000 Bowermans Commercial Furniture Handicap (1400m) at Rosehill.

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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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