Sire: Captain Gerrard

Dam: Shartan

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Nov 8th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Royal Blue, Silver Mushroom, Mushrooms Sleeves And Cap


S B Lee, A Gregory, B E Kee, J L Toland & J A Wildash

Career Record: 5-2-1-0

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    40.0 %
  • Place
    20.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireOasis DreamGreen DesertDanzig
2005DelphinusSoviet StarNureyev
DamAlberatoWoodmanMr. Prospector
SHARTAN (AUS) Christmas SpiritBletchingly
2006BretenauxRory's JesterCrown Jester

CAPTAIN GERRARD (IRE) (Bay 2005-Stud 2010). 6 wins-5 at 2-at 5f, Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3. Half-brother to SW Saturn. Sire of 196 rnrs, 94 wnrs, inc. SW Alpha Delphini (Beverley Bullet Sprint S., L), SP Gerrard's Quest, Gea and Tea - Winners Pioneer (H.K.), Idatwo, Wee Jean and of Fit for Function, Erica Bing, Solarolo, Just Resting, Our Caption, Scoreline, Sea Ruler, The Captain, Baker's Dozen, Nonna Primavera, Gerrard's Return, etc.


1st dam

SHARTAN, by Alberato. Unraced. Dam of five foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

Alatora (g. by Captain Gerrard). 2 wins. See below.

Firespark (g. by Testafiable). Winner at 1000m in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

BRETENAUX, by Rory's Jester. Unplaced. Dam of 3 foals, 1 to race.


3rd dam

ENGAGED, by Marscay. 2 wins at 900m, 1000m in Aust. Three-quarter-sister to Amwaj (dam of SIR DEX). Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Tightrope. 5 wins to 1300m, A$82,500, BTC Jacobs Creek Sparkling H., Qld Tatt's RC Carlton Mid H., 2d BRC Xmas Parties at the Races H., BTC Jacob's Creek Sparkling P., 3d BTC The Good Guys H.

Natai Beach - Natago (Mac.). 3 wins at 1050m, 1300m in Macau, 2d AJC Randwick Betting Auditorium 2YO H., 3d STC H.

Uther. 2 wins at 1400m, 1650m, 2d BTC Gene Miles 2YO H.

Chant. Winner at 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

Meticulously (Not a Single Doubt). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$166,810, to 2015-16, ATC H., 2d ATC Big Sports Breakfast H., 3d Canberra RC Black Opal S., L, ATC H., Declaration of War at Coolmore H., Canberra RC Lightning Ridge 2YO P.

Demonstrator. 2 wins at 1350m, 1400m, BTC Clean VU P., 2d QTC P., 3d BTC Hidden Dragons' at Magic Millions H.

Kolo. 2 wins at 1200m, 2d BRC Turner Freeman P., 3d BRC Coca-Cola Amatil H., Master Farriers Association P., Australian Special Metals H.

Glittering Diamond. Winner at 1000m in Aust.


4th dam

(My) Final Illusion, by Jubilee Wine. 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, WRC Colenso Communications P., Eastbourne H., 2d Manawatu Breeders' S., L, 3d Waikato RC Noble Heights S., Gr.3, Wairarapa Thoroughbred Breeders' S., L, 4th Waikato Travel Centre S., L. Half-sister to MR ILLUSION, KING KAKA, My Illusion, Our Illusion (dam of DONEGAL MIST). Dam of 3 foals, all raced, inc:-

Engaged. 2 wins. See above.


5th dam

AN ILLUSION, by Stunning. 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, WRC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.1, Cuddle S.H., Gr.3, Metropolitan H., Waipukurau JC Hatuma Lime H., Manawatu RC Apprentices Improvers H., 3d Wanganui JC Jackson S., L. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

MR ILLUSION (Sovereign Edition). 11 wins to 1350m, NZ$38,125, A$198,500, AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VATC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, BATC Stefan Sprint H., Gr.3, CJC Stewards' S.H., Gr.3, Edward Lumley H., L, ARC Wrightson Bloodstock Sprint H., Opunake RC Ernie Poole Memorial H., HBJC Epsom H., Feilding JC Rongotea P., Makino H., 2d AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, VRC Brian Courtney S.H., L, STC Star Kingdom S., L, 4th VRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1. Sire.

KING KAKA (Imperialist). 14 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, CJC Great Easter S.H., L, 2d BATC XXXX S.H., Gr.3, CJC George Adams (Tatt's) H., Gr.3, 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

My Illusion (Sovereign Edition). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, Manawatu RC Doncaster H., Egmont RC JJ Barry Memorial Challenge Cup, 2d WRC Cuddle S.H., Gr.3. Producer.

(My) Final Illusion (Jubilee Wine). 4 wins. See above.

Our Illusion. Winner at 2000m in NZ. Dam of-

DONEGAL MIST (Balmerino). 10 wins from 1400m to 2600m, A$1,172,568, AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, Moonee Valley Cup, Gr.2, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3, Ipswich Cup, Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's P., L, STC Premier's Cup, L, 2d Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.2-twice, AJC Craven P., L, BATC Labour Day Cup, L, STC Winter Cup, L, 3d QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1. Sire.

Amwaj. Raced once. Dam of-

SIR DEX (Dexter). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2400m, A$831,100, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, 2d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, MVRC Waterford Crystal Mile H., Gr.2, AJC TL Baillieu H., L.

Amulet. Unraced. Dam of-

PREVAILING (Secret Savings). 9 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$278,510, TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3, MVRC Printhouse Premium H., TRC Myer Fashions on the Field H., Raine & Horne Hobart H.

Secret Illusion. Unraced. Dam of-

SECRET ADMIRER (Dubawi). 3 wins at 1250m, 1600m, A$1,443,530, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, 2d ATC Coolmore Classic, Gr.1, Warwick S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, Tramway H., Gr.3, 3d ATC George Main S., Gr.1, George Ryder S., Gr.1, Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, Emirates S., Gr.1-twice, BRC Doomben Cup, Gr.1.


Race Record: 5 Starts 2-1-0 A$24,600.

2 wins at 800m, 1000m in 2016-17 in Aust.