Happy Lad

Happy Lad

Sire: Epaulette

Dam: Montreal Gold

Colour: Bay

Gender: Colt

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Sep 3rd, 2016

Country: Australia

Silks: Blue, yellow eppaulettes & cap

Career Record: 19-3-3-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    15.8 %
  • Place
    26.3 %





Foaled 3rd September 2016

EPAULETTE (AUS) Cotehele HouseMy Swanee
2009AccessoriesSingspielIn the Wings
  Anna MatrushkaMill Reef
DamGold BroseHuntingdaleDouble Form
MONTREAL GOLD (NZ) Cryptic VerseYeats
2000Lady BallinaLord BallinaBletchingly
  Special to MeEstaminet

EPAULETTE (AUS) (Bay 2009-Stud Ire. 2014, Aust. 2014). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1400m, ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Helmet. Sire of 82 rnrs, 30 wnrs, inc. , SP McMunigal, Field of Roses, Omaha Beach, Sankari Royale and of Dianthus, Fas le Fios, International Man, Malika Moon, Ojala, Rogue, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 2YOs and inc SW Khulaasa (VRC Thoroughbred Breeders S., Gr.3), Meryl, SP River Bird and of Katy's Daughter and of the placegetters Dulette, etc.


1st dam

MONTREAL GOLD, by Gold Brose. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, ARC Guineas Trial, L, Schofield Holden Vectra Juvenile H., 2d ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2. This is her ninth living foal. Her eighth foal is a 2YO. Dam of six foals to race, five winners, inc:-

Laurentian (g. by Snippetson). 5 wins at 1000m, A$83,890, to 2017-18 in Aust.

Razor Burn (f. by Snippetson). Winner at 2 in Aust.

Lincoln's Gold (f. by Not a Single Doubt). Winner at 1200m, Singapore TC Initiation P.

Divine Browne (f. by Savabeel). Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

Divine Red. Winner at 1200m in 2017-18 in Aust.

No One (g. by Captain Rio). Winner at 1200m in NZ.


2nd dam

LADY BALLINA, by Lord Ballina. Unraced. Dam of 9 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

MONTREAL GOLD (Gold Brose). 3 wins. See above.

Waitui Dancer. 9 wins from 1600m to 2200m, NZ$81,535, Otago RC Cromwell Cup, CJC Gladsome Lodge H., Otago RC Lindauer H., 2d CJC Christchurch Casino H., Braxton Car Lights Winter Stayers Challenge, 3d CJC Skelton Brothers H.

Diagram. 5 wins to 1200m in Aust.

Lord Spartacus. Winner at 2000m in Aust.

Primeau. Unraced. Dam of-

Riot Act. 3 wins from 1200m to 2000m in NZ.


3rd dam

SPECIAL TO ME, by Estaminet. 9 wins from 1100m to 2100m, MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., L, SAJC Yorke Motors Mitsubishi H., Dunlop Footwear S., Brighton H., Nebo Road H., 2d SAJC Queen of the South S.H., L, 4th SAJC Graham Bros Diamond S., L. Half-sister to All Spades, Private Call - Wags (Mal.). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Tomorrows Harvest. Winner at 1250m, 3d SAJC Sans Rival H., Edinburgh Tattoo H. Dam of-

Carter (Prince of Praise). 2 wins at 1400m, 1600m, Singapore TC Classes 2 & 3 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 2 H., Orchid Trophy, Class 2 H., Class 3 H.-twice, Benchmark 75 H., 3d ARC New Zealand Derby Trial S., L, WRC Central Pacific Finance Juvenile H., Avery Ford 3YO H.

Newstead. Winner at 1350m, 2d Avondale JC Tony McLeod Panelbeaters H., Waikato RC Miss Potential H., 3d Avondale JC Fruit World H.

Chang Jiang. 3 wins at 1200m, 1350m in NZ.

Still Special. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2200m, 2d MVRC Design in Time H. Producer.

Subliminal. Winner at 2 in Aust.


4th dam

CALL ME, by Faux Tirage. 3 wins at 5f, 6f, Adelaide RC Novice H., 2d PARC Novice H. Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

SPECIAL TO ME (Estaminet). 9 wins. See above.

All Spades (Habituate). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, A$262,420, MVRC Donnybrook H., Fitzroy H., SAJC Just A Dash H., VATC Zephyr Bay P.H., 2d VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, Easter Cup, Gr.3, Kilmore Cup, L, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Gold Cup, L, VRC Spring Classics Preview H., L, Chester Manifold S., L, 3d MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, Kilmore Cup, L, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Gold Cup, L.

Private Call - Wags (Mal.) (Arch Sculptor). 4 wins at 1200m in Malaysia, 2d SAJC Future H., 3d WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2, NJ Way S., L, VATC Devonshire H., 4th WATC Supremacy Quality S., L.Class 1 winner in Malaysia.

Spring Thaw. 3 wins from 1000m to 1600m, MVRC Better Boy H., 2d SAJC Trafalgar H., Intermediate H., 3d VRC Maybe Mahal H. Producer.


5th dam

EASTER MORN, by Resurgent. Unraced. Half-sister to Fine Time, Angel's Flight (dam of RESOLUTION). Dam of 7 foals, all winners, inc:-

Fine Morn. Winner at 2 in NZ. Dam of-

Fine Trick. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in NZ. Dam of-

Prussian Magic (Bismark II). Winner at 1300m, 2d VRC Myer S., L. Dam of-

Ninotchka. Placed in Aust. Dam of-

Gaelic Waltz. Raced once. Dam of-

ROCKPECKER (Made of Gold). 9 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$645,855, VRC Chubb P., L, 3d MRC Sandown S., Gr.3.