Sir Peter Vela Shares in Impressive Canterbury Winner
21 Dec 2021
Sword Point (American Pharoah) lined up for the fourth start of his promising career in the A$50,000 Precise Fire Plate (1550m), and with James McDonald in the saddle, he unleashed a brilliant late burst from off the pace to score an emphatic victory by three and a quarter lengths.
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.
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.
Ginsburg (NZ) Excels at Rotorua
30 Sep 2021
Bred and raced by Pencarrow principal Sir Peter Vela in partnership with Hon Dame Lowell Goddard QC, promising filly Ginsburg (NZ) (Iffraaj) recorded her first win with a stylish performance in Wednesday’s $12,000 Rotorua Plate Day 17th October (1400m) at Arawa Park.
Coastwatch Delivers in Ming Dynasty
30 Aug 2021
Promising three-year-old Coastwatch (Fastnet Rock), part-owned by Pencarrow principal Sir Peter Vela, came of age with an impressive first black-type victory in Saturday’s A$160,000 Group Three Fujitsu General Ming Dynasty (1400m) at Kembla Grange.
New Foal Arrivals at Renowned Nursery Pencarrow
19 Aug 2021
Three decades of high-class racehorses, exceptional broodmares and sale-topping yearlings have firmly established Pencarrow as one of New Zealand’s most esteemed thoroughbred nurseries, and the latest crop of new foals have now started to arrive for the 2021 breeding season.
Another Major Placing for Tasman Bay
01 Aug 2021
Pencarrow three-year-old Tasman Bay (Le Havre) is continuing to make his mark at some of the biggest carnivals on the British racing calendar. Runner-up in the Group Two King Edward VII Stakes (2400m) at Royal Ascot in his previous appearance, the Sir Mark Todd-trained colt followed that up on Friday with a gallant third in the £100,000 Group Three Thoroughbred Stakes (1600m) at the iconic Glorious Goodwood meeting.
Pukekohe Success for Pencarrow-bred Burgundy Dancer (NZ)
24 Jun 2021
Promising Pencarrow-bred two-year-old Burgundy Dancer (NZ) (Burgundy) recorded the first win of his career with a determined front-running performance in Wednesday’s $10,000 NZB Insurance Pearl Series Race (1200m) at Pukekohe.
Palatinate (NZ) Prevails at Pukekura Raceway
10 Jun 2021
Pencarrow principal Sir Peter Vela joined forces with Hall of Fame trainer Laurie Laxon to win Thursday’s $10,000 John White Bloodstock Supporting Life Education Trust 3YO (1400m) at Pukekura Raceway with promising filly Palatinate (NZ) (Per Incanto).