Per Incanto enjoyed early success in his stallion career and the Group-winning son of Street Cry, sire of the champion mare Winx, has subsequently gone onto establish himself as one of New Zealand’s elite sires.

Sire of Australian Stars Roch N Horse and Little Brose

He continues to be a regular source of winners at the highest grade across the racetracks of Australasia and Asia.

Champion Hong Kong Sire in 2020/21 for winners and 2021/22

From modest beginnings, his service fee was first set at $4000, Per Incanto rose to be champion first season sire by winners and runner-up in the 2YO premiership in 2014-15. A year later he was crowned champion 3YO sire by winners and champion second season sire by winners, defeating the decorated Savabeel for the former title.

Dal Cielo 1st Gr.1 Diamond Stakes
Shadows Cast 1st Gr.1 Harcourts Thorndon Mile
Santa Monica 1st Gr.1 Sistema Railway 
Bonham 1st Gr.1 Devon Plastics Levin Classic
Roch 'N' Horse 1st Gr.1 2022 Yulong Newmarket Hcp &
                    Gr.1 Yulong Newmarket and Gr.1 VRC Champions Sprint                   Little Brose 1st Gr.1 Blue Diamond Stakes
                   Belclare 1st Gr.1 NZ Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes

In the 2022/23 season Per Incanto is the sire of two Australian Group 1 winners, VRC Champions Sprint victor Roch ‘N’ Horse and Blue Diamond Stakes winner Little Brose, as well as Group 2 winner Lost And Running.

3 Group 1 Winners in 2022/2023

2021 Flemington Group 2 winner and multiple stakes performer Justacanta is a perfect example of the soundness and durability of Per Incanto’s progeny, competing successfully against Victoria’s best sprinting talent as an eight-year-old.

66% Career Winners to Runners including 76% in Asia

Per Incanto’s racetrack results together with the quality of individual he leaves has seen ensured continuing popularity in the sale ring.

Second NZ based sire at 2023 Sydney Easter averaging $322k

At Karaka in 2023, Per Incanto’s yearlings sold for up to $450,000 in Book 1 and he averaged more than $200,000 during the session.

Bearing a close physical resemblance to his sire Street Cry, Per Incanto stands 16.1 hands and is an imposing individual. He combines good looks, class, athleticism, and a kind temperament and stamps his progeny with those attributes.

Progeny Earnings in excess of NZ$65Million

With such an impressive line-up of existing racing talent and the produce of substantially upgraded books of mares still to come, the bar for Per Incanto is anyone's guess.

With progeny earnings in excess of NZ$49 million, he boasts an impressive career winners to runners percentage above 65% and nearly 5.4% stakes winners to runners. In Asia, he boasts a 757% winning strike rate.


Sire of 7 stakes performers this season including

Roch ‘N’ Horse Gr.1 VRC Champions Sprint 1st

Little Brose Gr.1 Blue Diamond Stakes  1st 

    Belclare Gr.1 NZ Breeders Stakes 1st

Lost And Running Gr.2 Premiere Stakes 1st

Faithful Feat Gr.3 J Swap Sprint 1st


Per Incanto 2024 Service Fee: TBA

To discuss the mating of your mare with Per Incanto
contact Sam Williams +64 (0) 274 853 400.

Aside from Sam greeting me at Karaka every year with “Have I got a horse for you” it’s about breeding successful and sound horses

John Foote, Queensland Bloodstock Agent