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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.

Picket fence continues for exciting Pareanui Bay

Exciting three-year-old Pareanui Bay made it three wins from three starts when he took out the Listed Trevor & Corallie Eagle Memorial 3YO (1500m) on Saturday at Te Aroha. The Tony Pike-trainedRead more

Pareanui Bay hoping to land Eagle

Exciting galloper Pareanui Bay got the testing hit-out trainer Tony Pike was looking for when trialling at Cambridge on Tuesday. A dominant winner of the Gr.2 James and Annie Sarten Memorial StakesRead more

Ballarat Cup triumph for in-form Zayydani

Five-year-old mare Zayydani has been one of the flagbearers for the training talents of Ben and JD Hayes, and the daughter of Savabeel continued her winning ways when a gritty winner of the A$500,000Read more

Big weekend of racing ahead for Trelawney Stud

Brent and Cherry Taylor are gearing up for a big Saturday of racing where four horses will contest stakes races while carrying the Trelawney Stud silks. On the domestic front they have three runnersRead more

Trelawney Stud in search of more Stakes success

Roger James is hoping for a big day for his mares Two Illicit and Cheaperthandivorce as they seek more black-type success at Te Rapa on Saturday. The mares, both raced by Brent and Cherry Taylor ofRead more

Lim’s Kosciuszko remain unbeaten

Lim’s Kosciuszko brought resumed with a smashing comeback in the S$50,000 Mr Clint 2019 Stakes (1200m) in Singapore on Sunday. The Trelawney Stud graduate was unexpectedly pulled out of the Gr.3Read more

Zayydani scores in Matriarch

A long-range plan to target the Gr.2 Matriarch Stakes (2000m) with impeccably bred mare Zayydani has come off.  The daughter of Savabeel, who sports the colours of Brent and Cherry Taylor’sRead more

Chittick awarded Irish National Stud Scholarship

The 2022 Keith & Faith Taylor Equine Scholarship has been awarded to a young industry participant from a family ingrained in the fabric of the New Zealand thoroughbred breeding industry. GeorgeRead more

Trainers looking to add to stakes tally

Roger James and Robert Wellwood will be chasing a third black-type success for the season when Concert Hall takes aim at the Gr.3 Balmerino Stakes (2000m) at Te Rapa on Tuesday. The CambridgeRead more

I’m Thunderstruck lands rich Eagle

2021 has been the year of Kiwi-bred gelding I’m Thunderstruck, who showed his class and trademark fight when winning the A$7.5 million Golden Eagle (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday. The son ofRead more

Red-letter weekend for Trelawney

It was a memorable weekend for Trelawney Stud principals Brent and Cherry Taylor, with three of their racing team carrying their green, red, and gold silks to victory, including two at stakes level.Read more

Pareanui Bay proves too tough in Te Rapa feature

Progressive galloper Pareanui Bay claimed the honours at Te Rapa on Monday when he overcame a torrid trip in transit to capture the Gr.2 James And Annie Sarten Memorial Stakes (1400m). The TonyRead more