Sport: What Killed Phar Lap

Had it been proven that the greatest horse in Australian turf history had died of poison soon after his arrival in the U. S., dark suspicions might have hung for years between U. S. and Australian sportsmen. Last week University of California pathologists finished their examination of the vitals of the late great Phar Lap ("Wink of the Sky"). They had, they reported, found traces of poison, probably some of the insecticide found on grass which the horse was known to have eaten (TIME, April 18). But they had found only two milligrams of...

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