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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.

Sultan sitting out the spring

Trainer Shaune Ritchie has made the call to tip consistent performer Sultan of Swing out for a spell. “He has gone for a break,” Ritchie said. “He has done a terrific job and has been in work Read more

The Bostonian chasing Everest slot

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is aiming to secure a spot in the A$14 million The Everest (1200m) on Saturday when his quality sprinter The Bostonian contests the Gr.2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m) atRead more

Group Two goal for Te Teko winner

There was no rest on the Sabbath for Jamie Richards despite having plenty to celebrate after a history making Saturday of racing. Richards, who was not on hand to see Melody Belle record her ninthRead more

Trelawney grad facing G1 test

Star Of The Seas is one of three New Zealand-bred horses Chris Waller will line up in Saturday's Gr.1 Epsom (1600m) at Randwick. The son of Ocean Park is rated a $19 winning chance by bookmakers.Read more

Emperor spelling

Talented three-year-old Holy Mongolemperor has gone for a spell and will not contest the Gr.1 Al Basti Equiworld 2000 Guineas (1600m) at Riccarton, for which he is the $8 second favourite behindRead more

Heir of Tavistock strikes at Bendigo

Heir of Tavistock scored his second career win on Thursday under a patient ride from Damien Thornton at Bendigo. The four-year-old gelding was backing up off a last-start runner-up finish at Echuca aRead more

Pike duo pull-up well

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is happy with the way his three-year-old fillies Loire and Kali have pulled up after Saturday’s Gr.3 Hawke’s Bay Breeders’ Gold Trail Stakes (1200m). Pike wasRead more

Pike pleased with Bostonian

Tony Pike was pleased with The Bostonian’s jump out at Flemington on Friday morning ahead of his first-up assignment in the Gr.1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on Friday. “He’s trialledRead more

Loire leads Trelawney group race hopefuls

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike will saddle promising filly Loire in Saturday's Gr.3 Hawke's Bay Breeders’ Gold Trail Stakes (1200m) at Hastings. The Trelawney Stud bred and co-owned three-year-old isRead more

Keith & Faith Taylor Equine Scholarship recipients announced

Two students will attend the Irish National Stud in 2020 to complete the breeding diploma on the Keith and Faith Taylor Family Equine Scholarship administered by the New Zealand ThoroughbredRead more

The Bostonian on target for Australian Group One

Class sprinter The Bostonian will head to Melbourne on Wednesday as he gets ready to tackle the Gr.1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on September 27. Trainer Tony Pike is pleased with how theRead more

Second win for Excelida

Excelida brought up win number five for the Lindsay Park Racing operation at Pakenham on Tuesday when successful in the final race on the card. Excelida races in the familiar silks of Cambridge StudRead more