La Memoire




Foaled 23rd September 2000

Chestnut F


C 35

Branded: nr sh; 7 over 0 off sh

Tale of the Cat* (USA)


Storm Cat

Storm Bird

Northern Dancer




Mr. Prospector

Raise a Native


Honest Pleasure



Crested Wave*


My Babu

Fading Wave


Little Tern*

Sea Hawk


Light Opera



TALE OF THE CAT (USA) (Bay 1994-Stud in USA 1999, NZ 1999). 5 wins from 7f to 8½f, US$360,900, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.2, 2d Saratoga Whitney H., Gr.1, 3d Belmont Vosburgh S., Gr.1-twice. Half-brother to 2 SW inc. Minardi (Newmarket Middle Park S., Gr.1) and to the dam of SW Johannesburg (Breeders' Cup Juvenile S., Gr.1). Out of a sister to SW Preach, dam of SW Pulpit.  His oldest NZ-bred progeny are now yearlings.   


1st dam

MOIRE, by Crested Wave*. 8 wins at 1200m, 1600m, NZ$165,145, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Waikato RC Let's Elope S., Gr.3, 2d ARC Bluebird Foods Trophy H., Gr.2, Regatta H., Waikato RC Majestic Horse Floats H., Matamata RC Bank of New Zealand S.H., 3d WRC Thorndon Mile H., Gr.1, ARC Alison S., Gr.3, Waipa RC Booth Insurance S., L, 4th WRC Television New Zealand S., Gr.1, Cambridge JC Dulcie S., Gr.2, WRC Harlow Butler H., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC Star Way S., Gr.3. This is her fourth living foal. Dam of three foals to race, all winners-

Multimighty (g. by Zabeel). Winner at 2000m, AJC Cordale H.

Mr. Lofty (g. by Grosvenor). 3 wins from 1300m to 1800m to 2001-02, VRC Baguette H.

Perscane - Prodigy (H.K.) (g. by Kaapstad). 3 wins from 1650m to 2000m, HK$2,284,963, to 2000-01 in HK.


2nd dam

LITTLE TERN*, by Sea Hawk. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 5f, 1m, Goodwood Tangmere H., 2d Epsom Downs H. Dam of 5 named foals, 4 to race, all winners, inc:-

MOIRE (Crested Wave*). 8 wins. See above.

Clavell. 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, SAJC Progressive H.

Vega Spirit. 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m, 2d SAJC Keno H.


3rd dam

LIGHT OPERA, by Vienna. Winner at 2, Newbury Kingsclere S., L. Half-sister to LASER LIGHT, RED RUBY (dam of ENTRANCING), Red Lever, Coral Light* (dam of LASER BEAM (II), Rocchetta). Dam of 12 foals, 11 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Godstruth. 6 wins at 5f, 6f in GB.


4th dam

RUBY LASER, by Red God. Joint top filly on The 1963 Irish 2YO Free H. 6 wins-4 at 2, Newmarket Palace House S., Gr.3, Curragh Waterford Testimonial S., L, Baldoyle Patriotic Nursery S., L, Curragh Youngsters S., Phoenix Park Enfield S. Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

LASER LIGHT (Aureole). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 5f, 6f, Goodwood King George S., Gr.3, 3d York Nunthorpe S., Gr.2. Sire.

LIGHT OPERA (Vienna). Winner. See above.

RED RUBY (Tudor Melody). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 8½f, Epsom Ebbisham H., L, 2d Newmarket Child S., Gr.3. Dam of-

ENTRANCING (Posse). 2 wins at 7f, York Strensall S., L. Producer.

Coral Light*. Raced twice. Dam of-

LASER BEAM (II) (Rory's Jester). 7 wins-1 at 2, VRC Standish H., Gr.3.