P: +64 21 949 644

"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.

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

Concert Hall to kick off spring campaign

Quality five-year-old mare Concert Hall (Savabeel x Classic Legacy) will have her first start of the season in the Celebrating Melody Belle 1400 at Ellerslie She had her first hit-out of the seasonRead more

Telegraph tilt on the cards for Emily Margaret

Last season’s New Zealand Bloodstock Southern Filly of the Year Emily Margaret (Pins x Seven Schillings) will kick-off her season in the gavelhouse.com Open Handicap (1000m) at Riccarton onRead more

Weekend Racing sign of things to come

Though there were no winners, Trelawney Stud horses acquitted themselves well over the weekend with several running in the money and marking themselves as horses to watch this season. HolyRead more

Sultan on song for Hawke's Bay

Shaune Ritchie heads to Hawke’s Bay on Saturday where his runners include in-form galloper Sultan Of Swing who steps out in the Reliable Man Trophy (1600m) from barrier three for apprentice TaikiRead more

Trelawney Stud graduate gets choice win

Wild Choice (Shamexpress x Exquisite Choice) broke through for a well-deserved maiden victory at Mornington on Tuesday.  The Richard Laming-trained three-year-old had placed in each of his previousRead more

Duncan chasing immediate success in Australia

Hunterville trainer Ken Duncan has stepped into new territory with his fine steeplechaser Shamal set to race at Ballarat on Sunday. Duncan will start the nine-year-old Trelawney Stud-bred ZabeelRead more

2018/2019 Racing Season Summary

Trelawney Stud graduates had an outstanding 2018/19 season on the racetrack amassing 120 wins from 60 individual winners in five different racing jurisdictions. There were 9 horses to win at stakesRead more

Moonee Valley win for More Than Ever

More Than Ever (More Than Ready x Danalaga) headed to Moonee Valley on Saturday chasing his third straight win and duly delivered. The five-year-old gelding was coming off two consecutive wins atRead more