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Kylkenny to see off the opposition; RACING.


KYLKENNY can complete an impressive hat-trick in the Blue Danube Handicap at Wolverhampton tomorrow.

Hugh Morrison's in-form six-year-old has already won two handicaps at Southwell this year, the latter by a neck from Clarinch Claymore after earlier slamming Swinging The Blues by the 10 lengths.

Western Command, a winner twice here already this year, can strike again in the Blessing Of The Salmon Nets Handicap.

Sunset Harbour swept home by a length and a half from Maron in a 13-runner handicap over five furlongs here earlier this month and can follow up over the course and distance in the Arena Leisure Handicap.

Old-timer Rambo Waltzer can reward his supporters with victory in the Oliver Reed Claiming Stakes.

Nokimover can strike for Westbury-On-Severn trainer John O'Shea in the Alphameric Bet Setting System Novices' Hurdle at Sedgefield.

Although he failed to complete a hat-trick when only third to Avalon Buck at Chepstow last time, Nokimover was unsuited by the slow pace and less testing conditions.

JOCKEY Johnny Murtagh's memorable 2000 season has earned him selection for Europe's team in an international jockeys' challenge in California next month.

The Irishman, who won 12 Group or Grade One races last year, will join regulars Frankie Dettori, Kieren Fallon and Olivier Peslier in the British Airways-sponsored contest at Santa Anita Park on March 11.

LEADING Arkle Chase hope Knife Edge, denied a run at Fairyhouse yesterday, will warm up for the Cheltenham Festival at Naas later this month.

BOBBYJO, winner of the 1999 Grand National, will miss Aintree and faces a lengthy spell on the easy list after breaking a bone at the back of his knee at Fairyhouse yesterday.
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Feb 12, 2001
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