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1  Say nothing to him about the horse.
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2  They could not hope to sell such a horse.
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3  The horse may be at the bottom of one of the pits or old mines upon the moor.
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4  Under him were three lads; for the establishment was a small one, containing only four horses in all.
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5  But a new element has been introduced into the case which may account for his leading the horse from the stable.
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6  As Desborough, their horse, was second in the betting, they had an interest in the disappearance of the favourite.
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7  If our supposition is correct, then the horse must have crossed that, and there is the point where we should look for his tracks.
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8  I described to him how, when according to his custom he was the first down, he perceived a strange horse wandering over the moor.
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9  Then, having left the door open behind him, he was leading the horse away over the moor, when he was either met or overtaken by the trainer.
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10  The six horses were so close together that a carpet could have covered them, but half way up the yellow of the Mapleton stable showed to the front.
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11  The track of a horse was plainly outlined in the soft earth in front of him, and the shoe which he took from his pocket exactly fitted the impression.
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12  On Tuesday evening I received telegrams from both Colonel Ross, the owner of the horse, and from Inspector Gregory, who is looking after the case, inviting my co-operation.
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13  In reply to her inquiries, he said that he could not sleep on account of his anxiety about the horses, and that he intended to walk down to the stables to see that all was well.
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14  There have been cases before now where trainers have made sure of great sums of money by laying against their own horses, through agents, and then preventing them from winning by fraud.
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15  The fact is that I could not believe it possible that the most remarkable horse in England could long remain concealed, especially in so sparsely inhabited a place as the north of Dartmoor.
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16  How he went out to it, and his astonishment at recognising, from the white forehead which has given the favourite its name, that chance had put in his power the only horse which could beat the one upon which he had put his money.
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17  They still had hopes that the trainer had for some reason taken out the horse for early exercise, but on ascending the knoll near the house, from which all the neighbouring moors were visible, they not only could see no signs of the missing favourite, but they perceived something which warned them that they were in the presence of a tragedy.
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