SIXTIES SONG (Sixties Icon ex Blissful Song).
Bay Colt, Born 24 September 2013.
Third foal; half-brother to two winners inc Celestial Candy (South American Grade 2); dam wonUS 8.5f/Canada 1m2f turf, out of half-sister to US Gr 1 turf winners Paradise Creek (1m1f-1m4f), Forbidden Apple (1m2f) & Wild Event (1m1f), family of Theatrical.
Sixties Song landed South America’s most prestigious race, the Group 1 Gran Premio Carlos Pellegrini at the Hippodromo San Isidro in Buenos Aires in 2016.
One of the outsiders of the 15-strong field, Sixties Song came with a withering late run under jockey Juan Cruz Villagra to claim the lead close home, eventually seeing off runner-up Puerto Escondido by a short neck.
Sixties Song was Sixties Icon’s first winner at the top level.