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1st Stakes-Winner For UK Freshman Sixties Icon
Gr1 English St Leger-winning 9YO freshman stallion Sixties Icon (Galileo-Love Divine, by Diesis) recorded his 1st stakes-winner when juvenile colt Chilworth Icon (Sixties Icon-Tamara Moon, by Acclamation) scored by a short-head in the £25,000 (A$40,000) Listed Woodcote Stakes (6 furlongs) for 2YOs at Epsom Downs. Chilworth Icon (ridden by Martin Harley for trainer Mick Channon) defeated fellow colts Heavy Metal (Exceed And Excel-Rock Opera, by Lecture) & Liber (Ishiguru-Startori, by Vettori). Chilworth Icon took her record to 2 wins & a runner-up from 4 starts for £18,730 (A$30,000) earnings. Her sire Sixties Icon stands at Norman Court Stud in Wiltshire for £4,500 (A$7,200). On the track, Sixties Icon (whose dam Love Devine won the Gr1 English Oaks) recorded 8 victories (including the Gr1 St Leger, Gr2 Jockey Club Stakes, Gr3 Glorious Stakes, Gr3 Geoffrey Freer Stakes, Gr3 Cumberland Lodge Stakes, Gr3 Gordon Stakes & Listed Festival Stakes) & 2 placings (in the Gr2 King Edward VII Stakes & Gr2 Jockey Club Stakes) from 18 starts.