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Last Updated: Tuesday, 31 August, 2004, 05:25 GMT 06:25 UK
'Gold' manure goes under hammer
Ebay screen grab
No, it's not 1 April...
An auction for a bag of manure from Leslie Law's Olympic gold medal-winning horse is hotting up.

With less than three of the 10 available days left, bidding has reached 760, with nearly 7,500 people visiting the internet auction page.

The manure from the Worcestershire-based horse Shear L'Eau has been put up for auction by BBC Hereford and Worcester, for hospice charities.

Some 56 people have submitted bids for the unusual item on eBay.

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