Megeve (NZ) Makes Winning Return
22 Jul 2020
Promising Pencarrow filly Megeve (NZ) (Wandjina) kicked off a new campaign on a winning note at Avondale on Wednesday. Trained by Peter and Dawn Williams, the three-year-old began her career last spring with a win and a third placing from her only two appearances.
Megeve primed for Avondale resumption
21 Jul 2020
South Auckland trainers Peter and Dawn Williams will take just one runner to Avondale on Wednesday, but they believe that is enough to pick up a cheque. Three-year-old filly Megeve will contest the AJC Members (1100m) and will be looking to keep her undefeated record at the Auckland track intact.
Stylish Maiden Win for Palm Springs (NZ)
19 Mar 2020
Palm Springs (NZ) (Super Easy) moved out of maiden grade with an impressive performance in Thursday’s $10,000 Stable Books Baker Racing Maiden (1200m) at New Plymouth Raceway. Trained by John Bell, the Pencarrow filly had shown bright promise with wins in both of her trials, then finished third, fourth and fifth in her first three raceday appearances.
Palamedes (NZ) Too Tough at Avondale
06 Mar 2020
Making her first start since late November, Pencarrow mare Palamedes (NZ) (Pierro) fought hard to win Friday’s $10,000 Race Images 1200 at Avondale. Ridden by Ashvin Goindasamy, the five-year-old jumped well from the inside gate and took the early lead, but was passed within the first 200 metres by Holsty (NZ) (Power).
Supera (NZ) Shows Class at Matamata
24 Feb 2020
An unsuitable rain-affected track was no obstacle for quality Pencarrow mare Supera (NZ) (Savabeel) in Saturday’s inaugural running of the $40,000 Lisa Chittick Plate (1400m) at Matamata. A multiple Group 2 winner and Group 1 placegetter, Supera was the clear headline act in a quality six-horse field of fillies and mares and was sent out as the hot favourite.
Racing Hall of Fame Accolade for Sir Peter Vela
30 Jan 2020
New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame yesterday announced their intention to induct Sir Peter Vela, principal of New Zealand Bloodstock and Pencarrow Stud, into the Racing Hall of Fame. “Inducting Sir Peter Vela into the Racing Hall of Fame is an honour,” commented Cherry Taylor, Racing Hall of Fame head.