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Ireland / Horse Kidnapping #528999

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 09, 1983
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(Studio) Kidnapping of champion race horse Shergar in Ireland reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(London, England) Circumstances of Shergar's kidnapping and ransom demanded for him examined; horse's career recalled. Aga Khan mentioned Shergar's principal owner; Lloyd's of London noted insuring Shergar's breeding ability. [Underwriter Jack MULLIGAN - thinks ransom may be paid since it's breeding season.]
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) Irish police said refusing to speculate on IRA's role in kidnapping.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Compton, James;
Mudd, Roger

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