Something went disastrously wrong, and that night a monster from Hell walked this earth in the transfigured body of the village imbecile Freer
's will prohibits the museum from borrowing or lending objects.
, 51, who makes shop display stands, said: "We know we have lost a wonderful little girl, but we have to be prepared for the fact we may never know why."
majored in French literature at two different California universities and taught English while a grad student at the University of California, San Diego.
As well as the Geoffrey Freer
, Mubtaker has won four Listed races and put up fine performances when second to Grandera in the Dubai Arc Trial at Newbury and when runner-up to Millenary in the Princess Of Wales's at Royal Ascot in 2002.
Even though the court disagreed with Freer
, experts say the decision may not be as dire as it sounds.
opened with a 21-8 win over Staffordshire's Tony Dickens then put paid to the hopes of North Midlands Mick Barsby 21-15 before clinching a 21-11 success against Welsh county champion Dave Jones.
had been out drinking with workmates at Christmas in 1996 when 16-stone Fraser pounced on him.
Mount Athos and Red Cadeaux have used the Geoffrey Freer
en route to Melbourne, as did Hamada last year, and the world's richest staying contest will surely become a tempting target for connections of the winner.
, 41, of High Street, Loftus, appeared at Teesside Magistrates' Court on Friday after pleading guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal.
Seven of the apartments will be built on a vacant retail unit on Freer
Street, while a warehouse connected to that building will be demolished to make way for a two storey property containing a further two flats.