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Palm Springs (NZ) Strikes Again

16 Jan 2022

For the sixth time in only a 17-start career, Pencarrow’s Palm Springs (NZ) (Super Easy) emerged victorious with a quality performance at Tauranga on Friday.

Big Target Looms for Impressive Starman

10 Jan 2022

Part-owned by Pencarrow Stud principal Sir Peter Vela, Starman (Zoustar) has a big race on the Gold Coast in his crosshairs after an impressive performance at the same venue on Saturday.

Second Stakes Success for William Wallace (NZ)

29 Dec 2021

Accomplished Pencarrow Stud graduate William Wallace (NZ) (Darci Brahma) collected the second stakes win of his career with a dominant performance in Tuesday’s $60,000 Listed Craigmore Sustainable Holdings Timaru Cup (1600m) at Phar Lap Raceway.

Another New Plymouth Win for Palm Springs (NZ)

23 Dec 2021

Pencarrow’s Palm Springs (NZ) (Super Easy) continued her love affair with the New Plymouth Raceway with another win in Wednesday’s $12,000 Landmark Homes 1400.

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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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