09/05/2006 11:00PM

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The Kentucky Cup Classic has replaced the canceled Massachu-setts Handicap in the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's National Pick 4 scheduled for Sept. 30. The Classic now becomes part of the ESPN telecast that also will include the bet's other legs, the Yellow Ribbon Stakes, Kelso Handicap, and Clement Hirsch Turf Championship.