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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.

Queensland win for Zayydani

In form mare Zayydani justified her race favourite tag, racing away to win at the Gold Coast Turf Club on Saturday. The Trelawney Stud-bred and raced four-year-old had placed at her previous threeRead more

BLOG POST- Nathan Trumper

Plenty has been happening in May. It's scary to think, five months have already whizzed by. Before we know it, our 2021 class will be graduating and on our way to achieving greatness across theRead more

Lim's Kosciuszko brings up winning hattrick

Hot favourite Lim’s Kosciuszko still kept his unbeaten record intact with a third consecutive win in as many starts in Singapore on Saturday. Graduating to open company in the S$50,000 Cash LuckRead more

Well-bred filly on offer

Trelawney Stud will offer regally-bred filly Acquisition at the upcoming Magic Millions Broodmare Sale. The three-year-old daughter of Fastnet Rock will go through the ring as Lot 711 when consignedRead more

Fortified strengthens Derby prospects

Ocean Park three-year-old Fortified (NZ) raced into Gr.1 Queensland Derby (2400m) contention with an effortless win at Ipswich on Wednesday over 2210m. The Chris Waller-trained gelding notched hisRead more

Beauden seeking more Cup glory

Beauden will be out to end his season on a high when he heads to Rotorua on Saturday. The Team Rogerson-trained gelding has won four of his last six starts, including the Gr.2 Awapuni Gold CupRead more

Two Illicit to make Australian debut

Roger James is excited to be back on Australian soil for the first time in 18 months. The trans-Tasman travel bubble has allowed the Cambridge trainer to travel to Sydney with stable runner TwoRead more

Beauden at his best in Riccarton victory

North Island raiders Beauden and Hypnos fought out a thrilling finish to the feature event at Riccarton on Saturday, the Gr.3 Coca Cola Canterbury Gold Cup (2000m). The team Rogerson-trainedRead more

Elliot prepared for another Beauden blitz

The ease of Beauden's last-start win in the Gr.2 Awapuni Gold Cup (2000m) even surprised his biggest fan, jockey Ryan Elliot. Not because Elliot didn't think the six-year-old Bullbars gelding wasRead more

New appointment at Trelawney Stud

Callum Jones has been appointed as the new Stud Manager for Trelawney Stud. Jones takes on the role after Kevin Walls stepped down after 22 years of service to pursue a new challenge. Formerly the Read more

Nathan Trumper - Blog 3

Another busy month has gone by with plenty of stud work and assignments being completed. Spring has well and truly turned up now, the weather is starting to get warmer and the days are gettingRead more

Two Illicit makes pleasing return

Roger James couldn’t have been happier with the return to racing of high-quality mare Two Illicit at Te Rapa last Saturday. The issue now is to see if there are any autumn targets for her toRead more