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Champion Race Horse Abducted, Never to be Seen Again (1983) Options
Daemon
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Champion Race Horse Abducted, Never to be Seen Again (1983)

Two years after his record-setting win at the Epsom Derby, the acclaimed Irish racehorse Shergar was loaded into a trailer at gunpoint and abducted by a gang of masked men. At that time, the retired 1981 "European Horse of the Year" commanded a stud fee upwards of £50,000 and was thus extremely valuable. The horse's owners refused to pay the demanded ransom, and police were unable to find him. Shergar was never seen again. Who may have taken him, and what is believed to have been his fate? More...
taurine
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'According to a spokesman for Lloyd's of London, those members of the syndicate who had been insured for theft would be paid $10.6 million in compensation.'
Members of the syndicate = IRA?

J'ai perdu mes amis en Afrique durant la dernière semaine de 2017
ChristopherJohnson
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Poor horse. Feel really sad for him.
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Champion Race Horse Abducted, Never to be Seen Again (1983)
Two years after his record-setting win at the Epsom Derby, the acclaimed Irish racehorse Shergar was loaded into a trailer at gunpoint and abducted by a gang of masked men. At that time, the retired 1981 "European Horse of the Year" commanded a stud fee upwards of £50,000 and was thus extremely valuable. The horse's owners refused to pay the demanded ransom, and police were unable to find him. Shergar was never seen again. Who may have taken him, and what is believed to have been his fate?
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