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sharpshooter

Year of Birth: 
1955
Inducted as a: 
1977
Immortal: 
Yes
Elected as Immortal: 
1977
Year of Death: 
1976
Gait: 
Trotter
Record: 
t,4,T2:01.1
Earnings: 
$144,010
Sire: 
Worthy Boy
Dam: 
Muriel Hanover
Sire of Dam: 
Mr. McElwyn
Biography: 

A Worthy Boy-Muriel Hanover horse, Sharpshooter was one of the most successful sires in New York State and ranked well up in the national standings. He stood at Aknusti Farms in Delhi, New York and was owned by E. Roland Harriman, Elbridge T. Gerry, Sr., Harry Pownall and Richard Stephans. Two of his more successful offspring were Geranium and Happy Warrior. Sharpshooter died at Aknusti in February 1976.

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