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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.

Loire chasing Lowland win

Trelawney Stud's Group One-wining filly Loire set to contest the Gr.2 Little Avondale Lowland Stakes (2100m) at Hawke’s Bay on Wednesday. Trainer Tony Pike is pleased with Loire, who is on-trackRead more

The Bostonian finalises Sydney preparations

Multiple Group One winner The Bostonian stretched his legs at Ellerslie on Monday morning ahead of another trip to Australia. The Tony Pike-trained sprinter-miler, who carries the Trelawney StudRead more

The Taylors' plan for success

The 2020 New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling Sale saw a major change to the Taylor family's selling model, a move that paid dividends with Trelawney Stud being the sale's leading vendor byRead more

Prise De Fer chasing Group One

Trelawney Stud graduate Prise De Fer (Savabeel x Foiled) will take a picket fence formline into the Gr.1 Haunui Farm WFA Group One Classic (1600m) at Otaki on Saturday. His latest wins include victorRead more

Foodie wins again

Chris So’s season has been laboured but the Hong Kong handler saddled his fourth winner inside of three weeks when Foodie Princess (Sepoy x Raziyya of Sydney) nailed his second course and distanceRead more

VIDEO: Brent Taylor on Two Illicit, Loire, and Trelawney Stud

Trackside's Emily Bosson talks to Brent Taylor of Trelawney Stud about the success of the stud's three-year-old fillies Two Illicit and Loire and the development of the famed stud's broodmare band.Read more

Colgan full of praise for Derby hope

Vinnie Colgan, the most successful rider in New Zealand Derby history, will continue his association with Two Illicit in the Gr.1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie on Saturday week. Read more

Scholarship Blog- Laura McNab

I’m not very good at sitting still, so 25 hours on a plane was fairly tough!! Stepping off the plane into a chilly 2 degrees was a bit of a shock to the system, especially since it was 25 degreesRead more

Trelawney Stud's submission for the Racing Industry Bill

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Mare at concert pitch for Avondale Cup

Things may not have gone Concert Hall’s way in the Gr.3 City Of Auckland Cup (2400m) at Ellerslie last start, but her connections are hopeful she can bring home another cup from the Auckland track Read more

Derby tilt confirmed for Two Illicit

Trelaweny Stud's exciting three-year-old filly Two Illicit will contest the Gr.1 Vodafone New Zealand Derby (2400m) at Ellerslie later this month after pulling up well from her victory in the Gr.2Read more

Stellar year for Trelawney continues

It may only be February but Brent and Cherry Taylor of Trelawney Stud have already had a year to remember. Trelawney Stud recorded great returns at New Zealand Bloodstock’s National Yearling Sale,Read more