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Cockney Rebel Full-Brother Born In UK
In the UK, a full-brother to National Stud freshman sire & last season's Gr1 English 2000 Guineas-Gr1 Irish 2000 Guineas dual-winner Cockney Rebel (Val Royal-Factice, by Known Fact) "was foaled at Blueblood Stud in Norfolk," reported thoroughbredinternet.com. Cockney Rebel stands at the UK National Stud (alongside his US Gr1 Breeders' Cup Mile-winning sire & former Eliza Park shuttler Val Royal) for £10,000 (A$22,000). He was tragically retired after being injured in a freak accident (he "spooked" at a piece of paper) when cantering at Newmarket in routine morning trackwork in September 2007.