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Electrifying Home Affairs Stars in Coolmore Stud Stakes

31 Oct 2021

Sir Peter Vela has celebrated a scintillating Group One victory on arguably Australian racing’s greatest day. The Pencarrow principal shares in the ownership of the ultra-talented Home Affairs (I Am Invincible), who scored a breathtaking victory in Saturday’s A$1.5m Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington – one of four Group One races on the world-famous Victoria Derby Day.

Topkapi (NZ) Too Strong at Cambridge

08 Nov 2021

Four-year-old mare Topkapi (NZ) (Tavistock) became the latest winner from a famous Pencarrow Stud family when she cleared maiden grade with a strong performance in Wednesday’s $12,000 Bruce Harvey 2000 at Cambridge.

Explosive Fifth Win for Les Crayeres (NZ)

26 Oct 2021

Rising star Pencarrow mare Les Crayeres (NZ) (Redoute’s Choice) collected her fifth win from just 10 career starts with a stellar performance in Monday’s $40,000 Waikato Stud 1500 at Te Rapa.

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.

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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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