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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.

Duncan chasing immediate success in Australia

Hunterville trainer Ken Duncan has stepped into new territory with his fine steeplechaser Shamal set to race at Ballarat on Sunday. Duncan will start the nine-year-old Trelawney Stud-bred ZabeelRead more

2018/2019 Racing Season Summary

Trelawney Stud graduates had an outstanding 2018/19 season on the racetrack amassing 120 wins from 60 individual winners in five different racing jurisdictions. There were 9 horses to win at stakesRead more

Moonee Valley win for More Than Ever

More Than Ever (More Than Ready x Danalaga) headed to Moonee Valley on Saturday chasing his third straight win and duly delivered. The five-year-old gelding was coming off two consecutive wins atRead more

More Than Ever chasing third-straight win

It has taken a long time but trainer Tony McEvoy believes lightly raced gelding More Than Ever is finally starting to fulfil his staying potential. The five-year-old has been restricted to 10 startsRead more

Strap Marks continues winning run

The Trelawney Stud bred and owned Strap Marks (Jimmy Choux x Dominatrix) brought up his second consecutive win when successful in Singapore on Sunday night. The five-year-old gelding was having justRead more

Duric expecting cheeky run from War Affair

Champion jockey Vlad Duric said he would not be surprised if former Singapore champion War Affair (O'Reilly x Kristique) shows “some cheek” in the S$175,000 Gr.3 Jumbo Jet Trophy (1400m) onRead more

Shamal strikes

A small field of five runners did battle in the Win the Group 2 Waikato Guineas Steeplechase (3900m) on Saturday and it was Waikato Steeplechase winner Shamal who took the honours. Punters sent outRead more

Lindsay Park unveil 'flying machine'

The Lindsay Park-trained Excelida (Exceed And Excel x Lady Sayyida) broke her maiden in the most emphatic of styles on Pakenham’s synthetic track on Friday. The two-year-old filly sauntered clearRead more

Fradd's With Igraine In History Making Grafton Cup Bid

Jockey Robbie Fradd isn’t letting the fact Igraine needs to set a weight carrying record to win Thursday’s Listed G McMullan Contracting Grafton Cup (2350m) concern him – he’s confidentRead more

Emily Margaret recovering from operation

Riccarton trainers Pam and Kevin Hughes are looking forward to welcoming stable star Emily Margaret back into the team next month after her bone-chip operation. A decisive winner of the New ZealandRead more

Bachelor delivers special win

Te Rapa specialist Sultan Of Swing struck again at the Hamilton track on Saturday, providing a poignant result in the U S Navy Flag Foxbridge Plate 17 Aug (1600m). Winning jockey Taiki Yanagida woreRead more

Taylors savour Igraine’s big year

With stakes wins on both sides of the Tasman, imported European mare Igraine has earned herself a special place in Brent and Cherry Taylor’s broodmare band and hearts. The Trelawney principals areRead more