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Ruling Lad

Ruling Lad
Sire Ruling
Dam Lochiel's Fancy
Grandsire Bold Ruler
Damsire Le Filou
Gender Colt
Foaled 1976
Country New Zealand
Color Bay
Owner E N Baker
Trainer Brian Deacon
Record 22:3-0-1
Earnings $68,935
Ruling Lad is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Lochiel's Fancy by Ruling. He was born around 1976 in New Zealand.
Major wins
New Zealand Derby (1980)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on February 26, 2008

Ruling Lad is a Thoroughbred racehorse who won the New Zealand Derby in 1976.

He produced an extraordinary performance to win the Derby for rider Garry Phillips, but never showed that ability in the rest of his career. In the 15 starts he had after his Derby win, he never finished closer than seventh.


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