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kopeck

, kopek, copeck
a monetary unit of Russia and Belarus worth one hundredth of a rouble: coins are still used as tokens for coin-operated machinery although the kopeck itself is virtually valueless
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He said: "It's been a lucky and unlucky family for Pat Betts as Rouble was killed at Cheltenham and Kopeck, who we bought here at the Derby Sale, won his Grade 2 first time out over hurdles but has terrible trouble with his feet.
Kopeck, a surprise runner after coughing earlier this week, was making his hurdling debut that day and should progress but Puntal enjoys a 7lb pull.
A 10-1 shot for the SunAlliance Hurdle and the Supreme Hurdle with Coral, Kopeck continues his education at Huntingdon, on Wednesday (1.30).
And the tears were flowing again as Gifford and owner Pat Betts explained that Kopeck is a half-brother to Rouble, who was killed in a fall at last year's Cheltenham Festival.
Kopeck is a smashing prospect and would not have to improve on his Ascot run to take the Celebrate An Occasion With Sponsorship Novices' Hurdle.
JOSH GIFFORD yesterday put Kopeck's heavy defeat at Wincanton down to inexperience and stressed he had lost no faith in the gelding, who earned a Smurfit Champion Hurdle entry after winning a novice hurdle at Ascot last month.
KopeCK (3.15 Wincanton) looked a seriously good horse when upsetting Puntal at Ascot but the ground that day was very testing, definitely more suitable for him than it was for the Martin Pipe horse.
PUNTAL, who suffered a costly defeat at Ascot last month, seeks revenge on the horse who upset him as he goes head to head with Kopeck at Wincanton today in a race that should establish the pecking order among the two-mile novice hurdlers.
Trainer Jonjo O'Neill is to delay his exciting prospect's return to action, but the Grade 1 contest still retains plenty of interest with the news that Kopeck, who beat Puntal at Ascot last month, also runs.
In opposition, however, could be Rhinestone Cowboy, Coral's 4-1 favourite for the Gerrard Supreme Novices' Hurdle, as well as Puntal and Kopeck, who also feature prominently in the market for the Cheltenham Festival race.
Eustace, 10 Kopeck, 12 Pizarro, Rhinestone Cowboy, Solerina, 14 Lord Sam, Nil Desperandum, 16 Iris's Gift, Kombinacja, Supreme Prince, 20 bar
LEADING Gerrard Supreme Novices' Hurdle hope Kopeck has been given an entry in the Smurfit Champion Hurdle, it emerged yesterday.