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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.

Trelawney Stud strong again on Karaka Day Three

After some stunning success on Day Two at Karaka on Monday, Cambridge consignor Trelawney Stud were back in the thick of the action on Day Three. The Taylor-family owned breeding nursery enjoyed aRead more

Juan Diva scores Warwick Farm win

Three-year-old filly Juan Diva broke through for her maiden win at Warwick Farm on Monday. The Richard and Michael Freedman-trained daughter of Snitzel justified her short quote with a facile winRead more

Lucrative day for Trelawney

Brent and Cherry Taylor of Trelawney Stud experienced a thrilling day at Karaka on Monday where they sold six yearlings for over $2.2 million. Lot 241, the Tivaci colt out of Ruqqaya, was the firstRead more

Loire primed for Trentham resumption

Group One-winning filly Loire will be looking to add further black-type to her record when she lines-up in the Gr.3 New Zealand Bloodstock Desert Gold Stakes (1600m) at Trentham on Saturday. TheRead more

Black type successes for Egan

Awapuni is certainly proving to be a happy hunting ground for Waikato NZTBA member Joan Egan after two recent black type successes. Egan bred and races Concert Hall (Savabeel[AUS]-Classic Legacy)Read more

Beauden best on favourite track

Tuhikaramea visitor Beauden made light work of his 59kg topweight as he took out the Listed Japac Homes FastTrack $5k Marton Cup (2200m) on his favourite Awapuni track. The Team Rogerson-trainedRead more

Trelawney focus moves offshore

Trelawney Stud has landed some heavy hits on the domestic scene with its quality racing team and their immediate attention is now turning to Australia with a band of well-related fillies set to stepRead more

Favourite takes out Rich Hill Mile

Visiting rider Mick Dee wasn’t going to let fellow ex-pat kiwi James McDonald take all the glory at Ellerslie on New Year’s Day when he struck gold on race favourite Prise De Fer in the Gr.2 RichRead more

Crowning glory for Two Illicit

Two Illicit’s perceived lack of commercial appeal put a stop to her being offered through the sales ring as a yearling, but her victory in the Gr.2 Valachi Downs Royal Stakes (2000m) at EllerslieRead more

Two Illicit back to Ellerlise for Boxing Day test

Robert Wellwood is excited about the prospects of three-year-old filly Two Illicit who will be aiming for back-to-back stakes victories when she contests the Gr.2 SkyCity Eight Carat Classic (1600m) Read more

Concert Hall on song in Manawatu Cup

Visiting Cambridge mare Concert Hall was back to her brilliant best when she demolished her opposition in Saturday’s Gr.3 Aberdeen On Broadway Manawatu Cup (2300m). The Joan Egan-bred and ownedRead more

Stallion Ocean's Fourteen back on track

It takes a special type of horse to be serving mares while still racing and Trelawney Stud graduate Ocean's Fourteen fits that bill. The five-year-old runs at Flemington on Saturday in theRead more