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Phar Lap’s Melbourne Cup Mystery

Phar Lap, the New Zealand racehorse also lovingly known as “Wonder Horse,” “Red Terror” and “Bobby” was, at the time of his death in 1932, the third highest stakes winner in the world. This internationally famous racehorse died in California…

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The Mystery Behind Phar Lap’s Death – Part I

Big Red is a familiar name to horseracing fans. Man o’ War and Secretariat were both given this moniker thanks to their performance, power and presence. What few people realize is that a third racehorse, New Zealand born Phar Lap…

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