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miss bertha dillon

Year of Birth: 
1914
Immortal: 
Yes
Elected as Immortal: 
1966
Year of Death: 
1935
Gait: 
Trotter
Record: 
t,4,2:02 1/2
Sire: 
Dillon Axworthy
Dam: 
Miss Bertha C.
Sire of Dam: 
Baronmore
Biography: 

Foaled in 1914, Miss Bertha Dillon was by Dillon Axworthy-Miss Bertha C. and owned by A. B. Coxe, under whose colors she raced. At age four she established the world record for age and sex, trotting in 2:02 1/2. Upon Coxe's death, Hanover Shoe Farms purchased Miss Bertha Dillon as a broodmare. In this role she was famous for such offspring as Hanover's Bertha, Charlotte Hanover, Miss Bertha Hanover and others. She died in 1935 at Walnut Hall Farm, Kentucky, although still owned by Hanover Shoe Farms.

 Infield of The Red Mile, Lexington, KY

Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals