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Infallible - Newmarket 16.04.08

Infallible: Nell Gwyn Stakes winner is related to Parliament Square

  PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)  

Listed one-two for Acclamation at Tipperary

ACCLAMATION accounted for three of the five runners in the Listed Danehill Dancer Tipperary Stakes on Tuesday and duly dominated the outcome, with his sons Parliament Square and Boston Rocker fighting out the finish.

At the line, it was Parliament Square, sporting cheekpieces for Aidan O'Brien, who held the advantage by half-a-length over Boston Rocker. Zoola, a daughter of Iffraaj, was another length-and-three-quarters away in third.

Acclamation sired no fewer than eight juvenile stakes winners in 2011, including Harbour Watch and Lilbourne Lad, and as a result his yearlings were in strong demand last autumn, selling for an average of 81,862gns.

Parliament Square was the most expensive yearling sold by his sire last year when knocked down for 370,000gns to Demi O'Byrne at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Sale. Appropriately, he is Acclamation's first juvenile stakes winner of 2012.

Acclamation stood the past season at Rathbarry Stud for €35,000.

A half-brother to minor winner Bunce, Parliament Square hails from a strong Cheveley Park Stud family. Bred in Ireland by John Doyle, he is out of Bold Desire, a placed half-sister to Listed winner Irrestible, herself the dam of Cheveley Park's Nell Gwyn Stakes heroine Infallible. Their dam, Polish Romance, is a daughter of the 1988 Grade 1 Matron Stakes winner Some Romance.

Bold Desire has a 2012 sister to the winner.

 

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