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Smart Debut Win for Pencarrow-bred Filly

16 Apr 2021

Well-related filly Miss Tainui (NZ) (Vancouver), who was bred and sold by Pencarrow Stud, began her racing career on the perfect note in Wednesday’s A$35,000 Drake International Maiden Plate (1400m) at Bendigo.

I Say Hello (NZ) Strikes Again

16 Apr 2021

Part-owned by Pencarrow principal Sir Peter Vela, highly promising filly I Say Hello (NZ) (Iffraaj) added another stylish victory to her resume in Wednesday’s A$50,000 Brad Widdup Racing Handicap (1300m) at Hawkesbury.

Soyounique Goes Back-to-Back

15 Apr 2021

Pencarrow part-owned Soyounique (Siyouni) has put together back-to-back victories in England within the space of less than two weeks. Trained by legendary New Zealand Olympian Sir Mark Todd, the talented four-year-old cleared maiden grade with a bold performance at Wolverhampton on March 27, and he followed that up with an even more impressive victory in Wednesday’s attheraces.com Handicap (1400m) at Lingfield Park.

Dominant Maiden Win for Thalassa (NZ)

12 Apr 2021

After showing bright promise in her first three starts, up-and-coming Pencarrow mare Thalassa (NZ) (Ocean Park) took the next step in style at Pukekohe on Sunday.

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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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