Bred & owned by Hanover Shoe Farms, Inc. Hanover PA.
Dean Hanover was foaled in 1934, the son of Dillon Axworthy-Palestrina & bred by Hanover Shoe Farm. As a 3YO he set a world mark for a 3-heat race, 2:00¼, 2:00¾, and 2:00¾. Raced as Mr. Watt until purchased by Hanover Shoe Farm as a 3YO, he took his record being driven by 11-year-old Alma Sheppard. Champion at 2, 3, and 4, he also was a great sire. Ten of his sons and daughters were on 2:00 lists and there were seven 2:00 performers descended from his sons & daughters at the time of his death in September 9, 1960 at Hanover Shoe Farm, PA. In 1939 in his first year at stud Hanover set the fee at $200 and his book was closed. ATR 71679