Sunday 23 November 2014

In Pictures: Shergar 30 Years On

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Shergar with his owner Aga Khan after winning the Irish Sweeps derby at the Curragh in 1981
Shergar with his owner Aga Khan after winning the Irish Sweeps derby at the Curragh in 1981
Shergar with jockey Lester Piggott as he wins the Irish Derby
Shergar in the wake of his famous victory in the Irish Derby.
Shergar with owner Aga Khan after winning the Derby
In the grounds of Ballymany Stud Farm, Newbridge, Co. Kildare where the horse Shergar was taken from
Liam Foley, who looked after Shergar, at Ballymany Stud Farm, Newbridge, Co. Kildare
Chief Superintendent James Murphy at a press conference outside Newbridge Garda Station where he gave details of three of the suspected 'horsenappers' in the Shergar case to the international press
Sign for Ballymany Stud Farm where the horse Shergar was taken from in Newbridge, Co. Kildare
A Garda Officer on duty in the grounds of Ballymany Stud Farm, Newbridge, Co. Kildare where the horse Shergar was taken from..
Chief Superintendent James Murphy at a press conference outside Newbridge Garda Station
A stable-hand takes a stallion to a place where the 'wonder horse' Shergar was taken from
Gardai investigating the theft of Shergar who was taken from Ballymany Stud, Newbridge, Co. Kildare yesterday
In the grounds of Ballymany Stud Farm, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

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