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"Great starts make for great finishes"


Steeped in history, Trelawney Stud is New Zealand's longest-running commercial thoroughbred farm. Brent and Cherry Taylor take pride in continuing the legacy of success, and work with their team to raise quality horses that shine in the sale ring and perform with distinction on the racetrack. Attention to detail is paramount and great care goes into every aspect of the farm. From mating plans and foalings to raising young stock and sales prep every horse receives the best, because at Trelawney great starts make for great finishes.

High five for unbeaten Lim's Kosciuszko

Lim’s Kosciuszko survived a late scare to stretch his unbeaten streak to five wins from as many starts on Saturday. Even though the Trelawney Stud-bred Kermadec four-year-old named afterRead more

Holiday for Pareanui Bay

Despite a dogged effort when second behind the unbeaten Shamus in Saturday’s Gr.2 Wellington Guineas (1600m) at Trentham, the immediate future for Trelawney Stud's promising three-year-old PareanuiRead more

Home and away Group options for talented Pareanui Bay

The Gr.1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) remains on Pareanui Bay’s radar, although Cambridge trainer Tony Pike does admit to reservations about the Classic being his most suitable autumn target.Read more

I’m Thunderstruck thriving ahead of autumn targets

Trainers Mick Price and Michael Kent Jnr couldn’t be any happier with the way their star four-year-old I’m Thunderstruck has returned to their Cranbourne stable. The New Zealand-bred gelding,Read more

Concert Hall delivers tonic for Egan

A recent injury prevented popular owner-breeder Joan Egan from attending the New Year’s Day races at Ellerslie on Saturday, but her pride and joy Concert Hall gave her a timely boost with a masterfRead more

Trelawney takes run of bad luck on chin

Trelawney Stud’s colours were prominent in black type events at Ellerslie on Boxing Day with three placings, but two of them came at a physical cost. High-class mare Two Illicit didn’t escapeRead more

NZ Trip firms for Excelida

The Ben & JD Hayes-trained Excelida (Exceed And Excel) has enhanced her chances of a trip to New Zealand after swooping from near the rear of the field to land the Allan Wicks Handicap (1400m) atRead more

Trelawney boasting strong hand for Boxing Day features

Trelawney Stud have a strong representation on Boxing Day with several stakes contenders as well as strong supporting acts on the undercard at Ellerslie and Caulfield. Leading the charge is TwoRead more

Colgan eager to make up for lost Group One

Top-class jockey Vinnie Colgan will be reunited with quality mare Two Illicit in the Gr.1 Cambridge Stud Zabeel Classic (2000m) on Sunday and should the Roger James and Robert Wellwood-trainedRead more

Trelawney Stud celebrate outstanding weekend

A stellar weekend for Trelawney Stud was crowned on foreign shores when the farm's New Zealand Bloodstock graduate Sky Field triumphed in the Gr.1 Hong Kong Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin on SundayRead more

Two Illicit caps magical day for Trelawney

Trelawney Stud and Cambridge trainers Roger James and Robert Wellwood capped an already stellar day at Te Rapa on Saturday when Two Illicit strode clear of her rivals to claim the Gr.1 RydgesRead more

James and Wellwood to the fore at Te Rapa

Something about the start of summer brings the very best out of Concert Hall, who broke an 11-month win drought with a superb victory in Saturday’s Gr.2 Cal Isuzu Stakes (1600m) at Te Rapa. TheRead more