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the old maid

Year of Birth: 
1945
Immortal: 
Yes
Elected as Immortal: 
1974
Year of Death: 
1965
Gait: 
Trotter
Sire: 
Guy Abbey
Dam: 
Spinster
Sire of Dam: 
Spencer
Biography: 

The Old Maid was foaled in 1945, sired by Guy Abbey out of Spinster and bred by Walnut Hall Farm. She was a well-known broodmare, her outstanding offspring being Spinster Hanover, Bachelor Hanover and Dancer Hanover. The Old Maid had ten on the 2:05 list and a son, Thorpe Hanover, producing additions to the 2:00 list. The Old Maid was owned by Hanover Shoe Farms at the time of her death in 1965.

 Hanover Shoe Farms, Hanover, PA

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