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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.

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

BLOG: Nathan Trumper

There are 24 students on the course for 2021 which is a special year for the stud being the 50th year of this wonderful course.  The first 2 weeks there were 12 of the international students thatRead more

James looking for big run from Concert Hall

Cambridge trainer Roger James will produce Concert Hall in Saturday's Gr.3 Powerworx Taranaki Cup (1800m) at New Plymouth as a springboard to a campaign in Melbourne, just days after the death of hisRead more

Loire wins Rotorua trial

Cambridge trainer Tony Pike is looking forward to autumn racing with Loire after her pleasing trial at Rotorua on Tuesday. Gr.1 New Zealand 1000 Guineas (1600m) winner Loire showed a good turn ofRead more

Karaka 2021 another successful year for Trelawney

Trelawney Stud’s Brent and Cherry travelled up to Karaka for the 2021 Yearling Sales cautiously optimistic and left the New Zealand Bloodstock complex thrilled with their results. Each of the 12Read more

Fastnet Rock colt heading to Aussie

Trelawney Stud continued a strong day of selling on day two of the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale. Top lot of the day for the Cambridge-based farm was the Iffraaj x Bellazeel colt whoRead more