Affection can be held for a favorite automobile but it cannot match that for, an animal which saw long service to man. George Brett’s sorrel Tom died at the age of 15. He was a Hambletonian colt raised by Columbus. His fastest record time was 2:29 but he had done better at private recordings.
Doris B. Morton, Town Historian – The Whitehall Times – October 30, 1980 – (Title Unknown)