miss bertha dillon
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