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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.

Lightly-raced Diva set for midweek return

Brent, Cherry and Faith Taylor are hoping it's a case of patience afforded equates to patience rewarded when the lightly-raced mare Juan Diva resumes at Canterbury on Wednesda. The daughter ofRead more

Hughes eyeing bigger prize with impressive debutant

Impressive triallist Show Bazz (NZ) (Showcasing) made an eye-catching debut when he trounced his maiden rivals over 1200m at Ashburton on Saturday. The Showcasing three-year-old had won a 1000mRead more

Sultan still has his swing

Rising eight-year-old Sultan Of Swing showed he still has the zest for racing when winning a 900m trial at Te Rapa on Tuesday and the Shaune Ritchie-trained gelding is on target for an early seasonRead more

Spring Carnival up in the air for NZ contenders

Multiple Group One winner The Bostonian is set to head to Sydney next month, but whether he will race under trainer Tony Pike’s name is still up in the air. The Cambridge trainer, who also headsRead more

Sebring filly scores at Kembla Grange

Consistent filly Space is Deep added another win to her tally when successful at Kembla Grange on Thursday. The Chris Waller-trained three-year-old has been on the improve this campaign having wonRead more

Q & A with Laura McNab

Recent Irish National Stud graduate Laura McNab will arrive at Trelawney Stud in the near future to work for the breeding season and yearling prep. We had a Q & A session with the Keith and FaithRead more

Aiming for the Sky

Joao Moreira was in treble form at Sha Tin on Sunday and he was buzzing after Sky Field put four lengths on the field in the Class 4 Mr Award Handicap (1200m). The Caspar Fownes-trainedRead more

Group One update for Igraine

French raider In Swoop showed an impressive turn of foot in the closing stages to win the Gr.1 Deutsches Derby (2400m) at Hamburg. The Francis-Henri Graffard-trained son of Adlerflug won on debut atRead more

Q & A with Hannah Airey

Hannah Airey has recently graduated from the Irish National Stud where she completed the world-renowned breeding diploma while on the Keith & Faith Taylor Equine Scholarship awarded by the New ZealaRead more

Scholarship recipients graduate from Irish National Stud

The class of 2020 has gradated from the Irish National Stud with their breeding course diploma. This year, due to the generosity of Trelawney Stud, the New Zealand Breeders’ Association were ableRead more

Kiwi chaser on target for Australian Grand National

Leading Kiwi jumper Shamal took the next step on his path to the Australian Grand National Steeplechase (4500m) at Ballarat in August with a gritty victory at Casterton on Saturday. Carrying clearRead more

Sport Genius scores again

Trelawney Stud graduate Sport Genius (Ocean Park x Bhiwani) brought up his fourth career win in Macau on Saturday. The three-year-old gelding has fashioned an impressive record in the Asian racingRead more