Sixties Groove

Sixties Groove
Sire: Sixties Icon
Dam: Gift Dancer
Colour: Bay
Gender: Gelding
Age: 5 year old
Foaled: Feb 14th, 2013
Country: Ireland
Trainer's Name: Chris Waller


Australian Bloodstock, Mrs S Roy, Power Thoroughbreds, Shaw Family Racing, C G Lasnick, N C Fishwick, P G Walsh, B J Francis, M J Matthews, S J Shirtliff, S A Newton, Mrs L G Rutherford, Jacobsen Bloodstock Pty Ltd, A W Rohde, Ticket To Ride, D Healey, J Lovett, C D Renshaw & J P Hunter

Career Record: 22 - 6 - 2 - 4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    27.3 %
  • Place
    27.3 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2013

SireGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
SIXTIES ICON (GB) Urban SeaMiswaki
2003Love DivineDiesisSharpen Up
  La SkyLaw Society
DamImperial DancerPrimo DominieDominion
GIFT DANCER (GB) Gorgeous DancerNordico
2008Aileen's GiftRainbow QuestBlushing Groom
  JoyfulGreen Desert

SIXTIES ICON (GB) (Bay 2003-Stud 2009). 8 wins from 1¼m to 1¾m, The St Leger, Gr.1. Sire of 368 rnrs, 202 wnrs, 11 SW, inc. Sixties Song (San Isidro G.P. Carlos Pellegrini, Gr.1), Crazy Icon, Mr. Baroni, Nancy From Nairobi, Czabo, Epsom Icon, Chilworth Icon, Nagano Gold, Iconic Choice, Audacia, Cruck Realta, SP Pulpinello, El Gran Gitano, Forbidden Fruit, Harrison, Italo Icon, Summer Icon, Pattie, Stefanini, Nakeeta, Effie B and of Dom Secret, etc.


1st dam

GIFT DANCER, by Imperial Dancer. Unraced. Half-sister to SAMITAR (dam of DANON CHASER), NIJOOM DUBAI. Dam of three named foals, all raced, two winners-

Sixties Groove (g. by Sixties Icon). 6 wins. See below.

Smiling Eliza (f. by Rock of Gibraltar). 3 wins at 1¼m, 2m in 2018 in Ireland.

Chartbuster (g. by Mastercraftsman). Placed at 3 in GB.


2nd dam

AILEEN'S GIFT, by Rainbow Quest. Unraced. Half-sister to Roker Park, Cooden Beach (dam of SHAWEEL), Roskeen (dam of ORVAR). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SAMITAR (Rock of Gibraltar). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 9f, £277,739, €174,000, US$489,000, Irish One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Belmont Garden City S., Gr.1, Royal Ascot Albany S., Gr.3, Belmont Fairy Garden S., L, Saratoga Speed Boat S., L, Newmarket Tattersalls Millions 2YO Fillies' Trophy, 2d Keeneland Jenny Wiley S., Gr.1, Newmarket Fillies' Mile, Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Honey Fox S., Gr.2, Newmarket Tattersalls Millions 2YO S., 3d Saratoga Lake George S., Gr.2, Doncaster May Hill S., Gr.2, Belmont Athenia S., Gr.3, Newmarket Chemtest British Stallion Studs 2YO Fillies' S., 4th Saratoga Diana S., Gr.1, Keeneland Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Gr.1, Royal Ascot Coronation S., Gr.1, Pimlico Gallorette H., Gr.3. Dam of-

DANON CHASER (Deep Impact). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m to 2019, Kyoto Kisaragi Sho, Gr.3.

NIJOOM DUBAI (Noverre). Winner at 2, Royal Ascot Albany S., Gr.3, 2d Newbury Bet at Ladbrokes Now 2YO S. Producer.

Al Baz. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 5½f to 1m in GB and U.S.A.

La Gifted. 6 wins at 7f, 7¼f in GB. Dam of-

The Night Porter - Xiang Yin (H.K.). 3 wins from 9f to 1¼m in 2018, Goodwood Qatar Apprentice H.

Entrust. 3 wins at 1000m, 1200m in Greece.

Carrera. 2 wins at 7¾f, 1½m in GB and Guernsey.


3rd dam

JOYFUL, by Green Desert. Winner at 7f in GB. Half-sister to GOLDEN OPINION, Tsar Maiden (dam of WILD EAGLE). Dam of 13 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Roker Park (Choisir). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, Doncaster Sovereign Health Care Go-Active Heartbeat H., Newcastle Totescoop6 H., 2d Hamilton Scottish Stewards' Cup, 3d Beverley Bullet Sprint S., L, Newcastle Betfred Bonus King Bingo H., Hamilton Scottish Stewards' Cup.

Enabling. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1650m to 1800m, £8,793, HK$2,632,000, Epsom 2YO S., HKJC Chongqing H., Fan Kam H., Hibiscus H., Oi Tung H., 2d HKJC San Francisco H., 3d Newbury Haynes Hanson & Clark 2YO S., HKJC Centenary Cup.

Springinmystep. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, Newcastle New County Road Surfacing H.

Cooden Beach. Winner at 1m in GB. Dam of-

SHAWEEL (Dansili). 2 wins at 2, Newbury Gimcrack S., Gr.2, 2d Curragh National S., Gr.1, Newmarket Ben Marshall S., L, 3d Newmarket Superlative S., Gr.2, Meydan Gulf News Broadcasting H., York Constant Security 2YO S., 4th Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1. Sire.

Sazanami (Deep Impact). 5 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 85,740,000¥, Nakayama Funabashi S., Tokyo Hibari S., Nakayama Hatsukaze Tokubetsu, 3d Nakayama Lapis Lazuli S., L, 4th Niigata Toki S., L.

Roskeen. Unraced. Dam of-

ORVAR (Dandy Man). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m to 2018 in GB and Turkey, Istanbul Trakya Trophy, L, Doncaster Sun Racing Top Tips H., 2d Newbury Dubai Duty Free H., Newmarket Adnams Mosaic 2YO S., Lingfield Morgan Cass H., 3d Newcastle Gosforth Park Cup.

Dark Kingdom - Marvel Hero (H.K.) (Lord Shanakill). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1800m, £6,792, HK$6,030,825, M$375,000 in GB and HK, HKJC Happy Valley Vase H., Chater H., Tai Kok Tsui H., Citi Insurance Services H., 2d HKJC Siu Sai Wan H., Tsuen Lok H., Social Inclusion H., 3d Macau Hong Kong Trophy, L, HKJC Brazil H., Chongqing H., Stevenson Cup, 4th HKJC January Cup, Gr.3.


Race Record: 20 Starts 6-2-2 £52,933, A$233,000.

6 wins from 2000m to 2200m, £52,933, A$233,000, to 2018-19, VRC CRV Cup Tour Trophy H., KA Morrison H., Kempton London Middle Distance Final H., Moe Cup, 2d MRC Keno Bonus H., Goodwood Betfred Mobile S.


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