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UK Freshman Sixties Icon Shuttle To Argentina
In South America, Gr1 English St Leger-winning 9YO freshman stallion Sixties Icon (Galileo-Love Divine, by Diesis) is to shuttle to leading Argentine stud Haras La Pasion, reported racingpost.com. Sixties Icon (who boasts 6 European 1st-crop winners from 10 runners to date) "entered quarantine on Wednesday & is scheduled to ship to Argentina within the next 21-28 days". Sixties Icon stood the past English season at Norman Court Stud in Wiltshire for £4,500 (A$7,200). On the UK 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.