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Wertheimer, Pierre (1888 - 1965)

Breeder (B),  Owner (O)

Associated Places:  Paris

Description:

Pierre Wertheimer, a member of the prestigious French perfumery house Bourjois & Co., first registered his blue and white colours in 1910. He enjoyed just run-of-the-mill success in his native land until the season of 1922 when his 'wonder horse' Epigram burst upon the scene. M. Wertheimer was instrumental in keeping Australian Rae Johnstone in France to be his stable jockey and the partnership won two English Classics. In addition to Mesa who won the 1000 Guineas, his best horses were Lavandin (Epsom Derby) and Vimy, successful in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Both colts were grandsons of Epigram mares.

Important successes:

1000 Guineas
Mesa   1935   (O)
Derby
Lavandin   1956   (B)
Lavandin   1956   (O)
Other major race(s)
(featuring horses in this database)
Grand Criterium  Epinard   1922   (B)
Grand Criterium  Epinard   1922   (O)
Stewards' Cup  Epinard   1923   (B)
Stewards' Cup  Epinard   1923   (O)
 

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