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Cindy Crank, equestrian and writer has penned a new book on Phar Lap and the great racer's mysterious death

Phar Lap book penned by mystery-loving rider

Cindy Crank used to pick her children up at the bus stop in a pony-drawn sleigh. The Canadian who grew up just outside Montreal, traces her “horse gene” back to a grandfather who owned racehorses. So she was afflicted with the horse bug throughout a childhood spent enjoying Pony Club and hunts, and well into adulthood, writing marketing materials for the equestrian world. “I was smitten by the whole horse world!” says Crank, author of the new book, The Death of Phar Lap: The Unsolved Never Ending Mystery.” Q: Cindy, why and how did you become interested in Phar Lap? […]