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La Mer (horse)

Damsire WORDEN (GB)
Gender Mare
Foaled 1973
Country New Zealand
Color Bay
Record 34:24-2-2
Earnings NZ$223,304
LA MER is a thoroughbred racehorse out of LA BALSA (NZ) by COPENHAGEN (GB). She was born around 1973 in New Zealand.
Major wins
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.
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on April 3, 2009

La Mer was a thoroughbred racehorse, who raced from 1976 to 1979. She raced and won 24 times from 1200m to 2400m, and won $223,604 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.


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