Pencarrow Yearlings in Hot Demand at Karaka 2023
02 Feb 2023
A quality draft of 20 Pencarrow Stud yearlings was enthusiastically received by buyers during the Book 1 session of Karaka 2023 this week. The esteemed nursery offered 13 colts and seven fillies during the three-day Sale and achieved strong results across the board.
Pedigree Updates Bolster Pencarrow’s Karaka 2023 Draft
27 Jan 2023
A series of significant pedigree updates have added even more interest to Pencarrow Stud’s outstanding draft of 22 yearlings catalogued for Book 1 of Karaka 2023.
Pencarrow Graduate Dunkel (NZ) Stars at Flemington
16 Jan 2023
Two weeks out from Karaka 2023, a remarkable performance by Dunkel (NZ) (Dundeel) at Flemington has provided a timely illustration of the quality on offer among Pencarrow Stud’s yearling drafts.
Rare Access to Esteemed Pencarrow Bloodlines at Karaka 2023
14 Jan 2023
Pencarrow Stud’s exquisite bloodlines – meticulously built up by Sir Peter Vela and his late brother Philip across more than three decades – are respected and renowned throughout Australasia and further afield. Buyers are given relatively few chances to tap into these famous families, but every year, Karaka provides that prized opportunity.
Pencarrow Stud will present another outstanding draft of 23 yearlings at Karaka 2023, with 14 colts and nine fillies catalogued for Book 1. These yearlings represent the outstanding Pencarrow bloodlines that have left a lasting legacy on the Australasian racing and breeding scene.
Pencarrow Presents Another Stellar Draft at Karaka 2023
09 Dec 2022
Pencarrow’s class of 2023 contains the progeny of super-sires Snitzel, Savabeel, Exceed And Excel, Pierro, Written Tycoon and Darci Brahma (NZ), along with exciting young guns such as Almanzor and Vadamos. There are also progeny of well-credentialled first-season sires Super Seth and Alabama Express.
New Zealand’s Thoroughbred Industry Honours Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
10 Sep 2022
New Zealand and the entirety of its thoroughbred racing and breeding industry mourns the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, reported to the world in the early hours of Friday morning.
Stylish Maiden Win for Northern Beaches
18 Aug 2022
The powerful Australian ownership group that features Pencarrow principal Sir Peter Vela has made a strong start to the new season, celebrating an early victory with promising three-year-old Northern Beaches (Not A Single Doubt) in Wednesday’s A$55,000 Ranvet Handicap (1200m) at Canterbury.
Stakes Placed Maiden Naval Fleet (NZ) Live on gavelhouse.com
05 Aug 2022
Pencarrow Stud’s stakes placed Declaration of War mare Naval Fleet (NZ) is one of 61 quality Lots currently being auctioned on gavelhouse.com.
Ipso Facto (NZ) Claims First Win With Flying Finish
29 Jun 2022
A withering late run out wide on the track has carried Pencarrow mare Ipso Facto (NZ) (More Than Ready) to an impressive first career victory in Wednesday’s $12,000 Pike Racing 1300 at Cambridge.
Bespoke Pencarrow Offering in Annual Online Reduction
09 Jun 2022
As part of Pencarrow Stud’s annual stock reduction, another seven quality broodmares are currently entered in gavelhouse.com’s most recent fortnightly auction.