Balmerino (NZ)  
Bay horse. Foaled 1972. By Trictrac (Fr.) from Dulcie (NZ), by Duccio (Italy). Trained by Brian Smith
TWO YEARS
2ND 12 ran 6/6 M Campbell 53.5 Whangarei 1000m Junior Hcp 21-Mar-75 Mi Gold 52.5 1:00.0G
WON 12 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 52.5 Cambridge 1200m Stud Hcp 1-Apr-75 Patronia 51 1:12.4G
5TH 14 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 52 Hawkes Bay 1400m Juvenile Hcp 26-Apr -75 Chesterton 57 1:25.6Easy
3RD 15 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 56 Cambridge 1200m Batchelor Hcp 31-May-75 Caboodle 51.5 1:17.3H
THREE YEARS
2ND 15 ran 5/5 M Campbell 53 Waikato 1200m Glenvale Hcp 16-Aug-75 Sea Egg 53.5 1:16.6H
WON 15 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 54 Bay Of Plenty 1600m Citrus Hcp 27-Aug-75 Raging Moon 53.5 1:39.4Easy
WON 11 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 53 Hawkes Bay 1609.3m Glenaray Hcp 13-Sep-75 Tariana 51 1:38.8G
WON 14 ran 2/2 M Campbell 55.5 Hawkes Bay 1609.3m Guineas 17-Sep-75 March Legend 55.5 1:37.6G
2ND 16 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 55.5 Ellerslie 1600m GN Guineas 4-Oct-75 Purple Pearl 55.5 1:38.3Easy
WON 18 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 55.5 Trentham 1600m Wellington Guineas 18-Oct-75 March Legend 55.5 1:37.7G
WON 15 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 55.5 Canterbury 1600m 2000 Guineas 8-Nov-75 March Legend 55.5 1:37.4G
WON 18 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 55.5 Avondale 1600m Avondale Guineas 13-Dec-75 Nuriootpa 55.5 1:36.6G
WON 14 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 55.5 Ellerslie 2400m NZ Derby 26-Dec-75 Caboodle 55.5 2:31.2D
WON 11 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 55.5 Trentham 2400m Wellington Derby 19-Jan-76 Caboodle 55.5 2:29.0G
WON 10 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 52.5 Rotorua 1900m Challenge Stakes 9-Feb-76 My Cue 52 1:59.5Soft
WON 5 ran 4-7 f M Campbell 52.5 Rosehill 1750m Rawson Stakes 27-Mar-76 Hartshill 55.5 1:47.8S
WON 13 ran 5-4 f M Campbell 54 Rosehill 1850m Tulloch Stakes 3-Apr-76 Lord Dudley 54 1:51.8G
6TH 14 ran 1-1 f M Campbell 54 Randwick 2000m Champion Stakes 17-Apr-76 Cheyne Walk 54 2:02.7G
2ND 5 ran 7-2 M Campbell 52.5 Randwick 2400m Queen Elizabeth 24-Apr-76 Taras Bulba 57 2:28.86G
WON 10 ran 5-1 M Campbell 58 Eagle Farm 2200m Grand Prix 22-May-76 Cheyne Walk 56.5 2:33.5H
WON 14 ran 4-6 f M Campbell 54.5 Eagle Farm 2200m O'Shea Stakes 5-Jun-76 Participator 57.5 2:16.1G
WON 15 ran 5-4 f M Campbell 54.5 Eagle Farm 3200m Brisbane Cup 12-Jun-76 Participator 54.5 3:24.2G
FOUR YEARS
2ND 16 ran 13-8 f M Campbell 57 Moonee Valley 1600m Feehan Stakes 18-Sep-76 Mer Cler 54.5 1:40.1S
2ND 8 ran 2-5 f M Campbell 57.5 Flemington 2000m Turnbull Stakes 2-Oct-76 Denise's Joy 55.5 2:04.1G
4TH 9 ran 6-4 f M Campbell 57 Caulfield 2000m Caulfield Stakes 9-Oct-76 Perhaps 56.5 2:04.8S
2ND 12 ran 4/4 M Campbell 57 Waikato 1400m Lion Brown Sprint 23-Feb-77 Soliloquy 56 1:23.1Easy
WON 9 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 57 Ellerslie 2000m Air NZ Stakes 5-Mar-77 Tudor Light 55.5 2:02.7G
WON 7 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 57 Awapuni 2000m Gold Cup 26-Mar-77 Copper Belt 58 2:03.4Easy
WON 6 ran 4-9 f M Campbell 57 Randwick 2000m Autumn Stakes 9-Apr-77 Gold And Black 57 2:08.0G
6TH 20 ran xx-1 M Campbell 59 Randwick 3200m Sydney Cup 11-Apr-77 Reckless 55 3:19.4G
WON 8 ran 1/1 f M Campbell 57 Hawkes Bay 2000m Ormond Memorial 23-Apr-77 Fraxy 57 2:08.2Soft
Balmerino started five times in the United States between May and July, 1977, winning an Allowance (value $US31,500) race at Hollywood Park and running unplaced in four Stakes races, including the $US200,000 Hollywood Invitational (H miles, WFA) and the $US350,000 Hollywood Gold cup (1 j miles) He was then transferred to trainer John Dunlop in Surrey, England, under whom he recorded the following:
FIVE YEARS
WON 9 ran 6-1 R Hutchinson 61 Goodwood xx fur Valdoe Stakes 12-Sep-77 Lucent 55.5 2:11.9
2ND 8 ran xx-1 R Hutchinson 58.5 Milan 2400m Coppa 'Oro ---Oct-77 Statef 56 2:33.8
Lost on protest
2ND 26 ran -- R Hutchinson 59 Longchamps 2400m Arc de Triomphe 2-Nov-77 Alleged 56 2:30.6
4TH 8 ran -- R Hutchinson 57.5 Laurel Park xx fur Washington International 5-Nov-77 Johnny Majestic 54.5 2:42.0
4TH 8 ran -- W Carson 58 Longchamp 2100m Prix Gannay 30-Apr-78 Monsiegneur 58 2:18.3
WON 6 ran 8-11 f G Starkey 60.5 Goodwood 10 fur Graham Stakes 23-May-78 Uncle Pokey 57 2:10.3
2ND 5 ran 6-5 f G Starkey 57 Epsom 12 fur Coronation Cup 8-June-78 Crow 57 2:34.2
3RD 8 ran -- G Starkey 57 Royal Ascot 12 fur Hardwicke Stakes 23-June-78 Montcontour 56.5 2:33.3
2ND 9 ran -- G Starkey 60.5 Sandown (Eng.) 11 fur Eclipse Stakes 8-July-78 Gunner B 60.5 2:05.5
5TH 14 ran ---1 M Campbell 60.5 Royal Ascot 12 fur KG & QE2 Stakes   Ile de Bourbon 54.5 2:30.5
SIX YEARS
6TH 10 ran -- G Starkey 60 York 10 fur Gold Cup 22-Aug-78 Hawaiian Sound 55.5 2:09.7
Age
Starts
1st
2nd
3rd
2yo
4
1
1
1
3yo
18
14
3
0
4yo
14
5
3
0
5yo
15
3
4
1
6yo
1
0
0
0
Total
52
23
11
2
Stakes: approx: $440,000