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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.

Concert Hall caps superb week for Cambridge pair

The Roger James and Robert Wellwood stable capped off a superb week when classy mare Concert Hall captured the Gr.2 Gartshore Tauranga Stakes (1600m) at Tauranga on Saturday. The Cambridge stableRead more

Scholarship winner announced

Nathan Trumper has headed a strong group of applicants to win the 2021 Keith and Faith Taylor Trust Equine Scholarship. Administered by the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association, theRead more

Purple Sector hoping to get The Gong

The colours of the late Dato Tan Chin Nam were fittingly to the fore on Melbourne Cup Day when Purple Sector took out the Listed Furphy Plate (1800m). The Malaysian Businessman owned BartRead more

Concert Hall all class at Trentham

It may have taken nearly all of the Trentham straight to get her head in front but class performer Concert Hall delivered when it counted as she took out the Gr.3 Gee & Hickton Funeral DirectorsRead more

Success in Sydney at Ready To Race Sale

The decision to send two colts to Sydney for the Inglis Ready To Race Sale has been chalked up as a success. The Savabeel - Dubonnet and Ocean Park - Lagonissi colts had been earmarked as Ready ToRead more

Purple Sector proves too strong at Randwick

Trelawney Stud graduate Purple Sector looks to have hit his straps this preparation posting a stylish victory at Randwick on Saturday. Trainer John Thompson credited a gelding operation for theRead more

Two in a row for Challa

The Jamie Richards-trained Challa made it two starts for two wins this preparation when he delivered a strong front-running performance to take out the Mardigras Events 1200 at Hastings on Saturday.Read more

Two Illicit near peak for Classic

Two Illicit will be near her potent best when she races at her pet distance in Saturday's Gr.1 Livamol Classic (2040m) at Hastings, says co-trainer Robert Wellwood. Wellwood, who trains inRead more

Pride of Jenni clears maiden ranks

Trelawney Stud-bred filly posted her first career win at Mornington on Thursday. The three-year-old daughter of Pride of Dubai is trained by David Brideoak for the same connections that have experienRead more

Innes out to round off Triple Crown

Big-race jockey Leith Innes believes Trelawney Stud's Two Illicit could be the horse to help him complete the Hawke’s Bay Group One Triple Crown. Innes has won the first two legs of Hastings’Read more

Celebrating the Arc

There was plenty to cheer about at the Taylor family’s historic Trelawney Stud this week with the 3yo colt In Swoop (Adlerflug), a half-brother to Trelawney’s Group Three winning Galileo mareRead more

Trans-Tasman Group 1 hopes for Trelawney Stud

Trelawney Stud will be keeping a close eye on the action at Randwick on Saturday and on the home front at Hastings with live Group One contenders at both venues. Trelawney Stud homebred Star Of TheRead more