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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 filly stars on debut

A well-bred first crop daughter of Deep Impact’s son Satono Aladdin has made a dream start to her career with a stirring debut display on the Kensington track at Randwick. Koshu was untroubled to Read more

Multiple Group winner retired

Beauden, who was successful twice at Group level, has been retired. The seven-year-old son of Bullbars was a model of consistency for most of his career, winning 12 of his 42 starts and placing on aRead more

Seajetz an impressive winner for Richards at Hawera

Promising stayer Seajetz provided Paul Richards with his first winner back training when he took out the opening event at Hawera on Saturday. The four-year-old son of Iffraaj is the first horse thatRead more

Pisco Sour posts Hawera win

After impressing when clearing Maidens last time out, Pisco Sour stepped up with a tenacious victory in the 2YO & 3YO 1200m on Saturday at Hawera. Carrying the Trelawney Stud colours of owners BrentRead more

Two Illicit signs off in style at Te Rapa

If Saturday’s Gr.2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa is to be the last race for class mare Two Illicit then she has signed off a stellar career in the best possible fashion with a dominant victory.Read more

Te Rapa swansong for Two Illicit

Top quality performer Two Illicit will be chasing the perfect end to a stellar racing career when she steps out in Saturday’s Gr.2 Travis Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa. The Roger James and RobertRead more

Excelida on target for Anniversary Vase

Ben Hayes is bullish about the chances of Excelida (Exceed and Excel x Lady Sayyida) in the Listed Anniversary Vase (1400m) at Sandown on Saturday. A benchmark 78 grade winner at Caulfield on BoxingRead more

Challenging week ends in Cup triumph for Prise De Fer

Quality performer Prise De Fer put a week of uncertainty behind him in style at Riccarton on Saturday, taking his career earnings past $500,000 with a record-breaking victory in the Gr.3 Coca-ColaRead more

Pisco Sour salutes at Matamata

Pisco Sour (I Am Invincible – Refreshing), raced by Brent, Cherry and Faith Taylor, demolished rivals in the Matamata Club Maiden (1200m) on Wednesday at Matamata. Second in both starts sinceRead more

Zayydani top weight in Easter Cup

Zayydani will be the highest rated horse in the Gr.3 Easter Cup (2000m) at Caulfield on Saturday as the Ben & JD Hayes mare targets Group One riches in the Queensland Winter. The five-year-old mare, Read more

Kosciuszko eight from eight

Rising star Lim’s Kosciuszko turned his first attempt at the mile into a one-act affair after he careered away to his eighth win in as many starts in Singapore on Saturday. The $7 hotpot showed anRead more

Derby Day double

Trelawney Stud posted a winning double at Ellerslie on one of the biggest days of New Zealand racing - Derby Day. While there were no contenders in the big race, Trelawney Stud were represented onRead more