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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.

Concert Hall touches down in Sydney

Astute trainer Roger James has every confidence that his top mare Concert Hall will stay 3200m in Sydney this autumn. Concert Hall, who was born and raised at Trelawney Stud for owner-breeder JoanRead more

Course specialist shines in Awapuni Gold Cup

Awapuni has been the happiest of hunting grounds for Beauden, who returned to his favourite track on Saturday for a career-best victory in the Gr.2 City of Palmerston North Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m). Read more

Cheaperthandivorce to take a break

The Trelawney Stud owned Cheaperthandivorce will head to the spelling paddock and won’t be seen again this season despite finding the line well for fourth in the Gr.1 New Zealand Oaks (2400m) lastRead more

Trelawney graduate wins on debut in Singapore

Lim's Kosciuszko made the perfect start to his racing career on Saturday winning in Singapore. The Kermadec three-year-old rallied under jockey Danny Beasley’s urgings to stave the fast-improvingRead more

Prise De Fer posts win on Derby Day

Prise De Fer was back at his winning best on Derby Day at Ellerslie taking out the Henley Park Open (1500m). The son of Savabeel had previously won the Gr.2 Rich Hill Mile (1600m) on the course,Read more

Super Football out to stamp Derby credentials

Super Football’s BMW Hong Kong Derby (2000m) aspirations will be put to the test this Sunday at Sha Tin as he shoots for a hat-trick of wins and a boost in the ratings high enough to warrantRead more

Blog Post- Nathan Trumper March 2021

Keith & Faith Taylor Equine Scholarship recipient Nathan Trumper updates us on his adventures in Ireland: Each week you are placed in different yards, the last couple of weeks I've been at MaddenstoRead more

Stakes assignment for promising three-year-old

A comprehensive three-length victory at Matamata on Saturday has set promising three-year-old Tar And Cement on a path to the Gr.2 Fusion Electrical Wellington Guineas (1400m) at Trentham next month.Read more

Star of the Seas secures All-Star Mile spot

Star Of The Seas (Ocean Park x Stella Livia) secured a spot in the All-Star Mile with a tough win in the Gr.2 Blamey Stakes (1600m). The Chris Waller-trained gelding held off a determined challengeRead more

Sky Field picks up lucrative bonus

Sky Field was back in winning form on Wednesday winning at Happy Valley in Hong Kong. The four-year-old gelding’s win delighted trainer Caspar Fownes as the son of Deep Field collected a HK$1,500,Read more

Walls stepping down

After 22 years Kevin ‘Millie’ Walls will be stepping down from his role as Stud Manager at Trelawney Stud. Walls joined the Trelawney team in 1998 and has been an integral part of the farmRead more

Stakes targets beckon regally-bred filly

Regally-bred filly Aquaoir will head to Ellerslie on Saturday in preparation for a tilt at the Gr.3 Sunline Vase (2100m) next month. Bred by Trelawney Thoroughbreds, Aquaoir was purchased out of theRead more