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Sir Peter Vela NZ's Owner of the Year
Pencarrow Stud and New Zealand Bloodstock principal Sir Peter Vela was awarded the Owners’ Premiership at the 2018-19 New Zealand Thoroughbred Horse of the Year Awards at Ellerslie Racecourse on Sunday. Sir Peter’s horses won 42 races in New Zealand during the 2018-19 season. His star performer was Supera (NZ) (Savabeel), who won four races during the twelve month period including the Gr2 Travis Stakes (2000m) and Gr2 Tui Anniversary (1600m). She also placed in the Gr1 Fiber Fresh New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) and the Gr2 Cal Isuzu Stakes (1600m).