La Mer (horse)
|Grandsire||ROYAL CHARGER (GB)|
|Dam||LA BALSA (NZ)|
|1976 Awapuni Gold Cup
1977 Trentham Stakes
1979 Air New Zealand Stakes
1979 Ormond Memorial Stakes
1978 Awapuni Gold Cup
1978 Desert Gold Stakes
1978 Ormond Memorial Stakes
1977 Great Northern Oaks
1977 New Zealand Oaks
1976 Manawatu Sires Produce Stakes
|New Zealand horse of the year 1975, 1977.|
|Last updated on April 3, 2009|
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La Mer was a thoroughbred racehorse, who raced from 1976 to 1979. She raced and won 24 times out of 43 starts, as well as second 5 times and third 6 times in 1200m to 2400m, winning NZ$225,925 and AUS$19,500 in stake money.
La Mer was the 1979 Horse of the Year and 1977 Filly of the Year in New Zealand. She raced in Australia once, and was 2nd in the LKS MacKinnon Stakes. She won numerous Weight for Age races in New Zealand, as well as the WRC Desert Gold Stakes in 1978.
Parentage & Training
La Mer was sired by Copenhagen II from La Balsa and then trained by the New Zealander Malcolm Smith.
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