New Claim: Arsenic Poisoning Killed Phar Lap

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Arsenic killed Australasia's greatest racehorse Phar Lap near San Francisco 74 years ago, a new scientific study alleges. The story in the Rupert-Murdoch-owned (Melbourne) Sun-Herald suggests that the finding 'reveals' that Phar Lap was poisoned.

It contends that a lethal dose of the poison was administered to New Zealand's great champion about 35 hours before he collapsed and die

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