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NEW LIGHT ON SHERGAR MYSTERY - 2004-03-14

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Sunday, 2004, March 14
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Shergar was kidnapped in 1983 by an IRA gang that demanded a

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


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Shergar’s trainer reveals famous steed was ‘kindest horse’ he ever worked with in new TG4 doc

Shergar with owner His Highness the Aga Khan and trainer Michael Stoute shown at Royal Ascot in 1981
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The Irish Sun

SHERGAR’S trainer Michael Stoute has told how the famous steed was “the kindest horse” he worked with.

The Irish-bred thoroughbred was stolen from Ballymany Stud in Co Kildare in 1983 for a ransom of £2million, which was never paid.

The winner of the Epsom and Irish Derbys in 1981 — who was owned by the Aga Khan — is believed to have been shot by his IRA kidnappers after injuring his leg, though the organisation has never officially accepted responsibility.

Jockey Walter Swinburn and Shergar race to one of their wins in January 1981 - NEW LIGHT ON SHERGAR MYSTERY - 2004-03-14

Source: 
www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/03/13/1078594614457.html

Previously unreleased evidence is to be aired in a television documentary about the disappearance of champion racehorse Shergar. Paul Kelso reports from London.The kidnapping of the champion racehorse Shergar was an ill-conceived and poorly executed shambles, according to previously unreleased evidence in a television documentary to be screened next week.
Shergar was kidnapped in 1983 by an IRA gang that demanded a

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