Keyword: Allen Jerkens

  • Mike Hushion with Artemis Agrotera after her 2014 victory in the grade 1 Ballerina Stakes

    Hushion Ready to Bid Farewell to Training Days

    Trainer Mike Hushion, a respected mainstay on the New York Racing Association circuit, will bring the curtain down on nearly five decades of horse racing with his final two entries, Jupiter Rising and Voodoo Song, at Belmont Park July 16.

  • Mike Hushion with Artemis Agrotera

    Mike Hushion Back Where He Belongs

    A year after he was diagnosed with acute promyeloctic leukemia, Mike Hushion is back where he belongs -- training horses like grade I winner Princess Violet, who runs in the Feb. 13 Barabara Fritchie (gr. II).

  • Lenny's Place: Opening Day Edition

    Lenny Shulman reflects on Allen Jerkens, California Chrome, and talks with bloodstock agent Donato Lanni. Lanni, who was buying agent for Dortmund, explains what he looks for at sales. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions

  • CAPTION: Allen Jerkens at Lone Star
Date Oct. 28, 2004
Breeders Cup week at Lone Star Park, October 2004, in Grande Prairie, Texas.
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Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt

    Hall of Fame Trainer Allen Jerkens

    A glimpse into the legacy of Hall of Fame trainer H. Allen Jerkens. Allen Jerkens was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1975 at age 46, then the youngest trainer to be so honored.

  • Allen Jerkens

    Allen Jerkens Left Indelible Legacy

    Long after his physical presence is gone, we will still find the spirit of Allen Jerkens in the people he touched, and in the way they treat their horses because of his influence.

  • Haskin: Hail to The Chief

    It would take volumes upon volumes to capture the essence of Allen Jerkens, as there were so many aspects of his personality, his horsemanship, and his genius it is difficult to know where to begin.

  • Haskin: A Victory for the Family

    Saturday's Travers Stakes (gr. I) was not just about V.E. Day, but also V.J. Day. We had the Victory in Europe tie-in and the Victory for Jerkens tie-in.

  • Jimmy Jerkens
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    Jerkens Aims for 'Wicked Strong' Saratoga

    Jimmy Jerkens will send his top 3-year-old to the July 26 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) en route to the Travers Stakes (gr. I), and puts blinkers on the Hard Spun colt for his Saratoga outing.

  • Still Racing Real Estate Gets First Winner

    Real Estate was represented by his first winner Aug. 29 when his first starter, Sharp Razor, emerged victorious in the first race at Hollywood Casino At Charles Town Races, a maiden special weight event.

  • Dance to Bristol winning the Honorable Miss.
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    Dance to Bristol Faces Steepest Test Yet

    Dance to Bristol has answered every question asked in her past six starts by delivering six wins. She faces a bigger task in the Aug. 23 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) against 10 others including Starship Truffles and Book Review.

  • Emma's Encore will carry 123 pounds in the Hurricane Bertie Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1951073740&k=9qFfVzG">Order This Photo</a>

    Emma's Encore is Hurricane Bertie Highweight

    Emma's Encore won the hearts of racing fans last summer racing for 83-year-old trainer Allen Jerkens. The daughter of Congrats is highweighted in the $150,000 Hurricane Bertie Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park on Feb. 10.

  • Emma's Encore gets her 4-year-old season started in the Florida Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2006371401&k=Q8ZTxzX">Order This Photo</a>

    Sprint Stakes Part of Sunshine Millions Card

    Grade I winner Emma's Encore gets her 4-year-old season started in the $150,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Sprint, one of two sprint stakes on the special program for state-breds Jan. 19 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Groupie Doll faces 7 in the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes.

    Groupie Doll Streaks into TCA

    Groupie Doll, a winner of three straight graded stakes by a combined 14 lengths, headlines Keeneland's $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 6.

  • Royal Delta takes on It's Tricky and 5 others in the Beldame.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1909823367&k=fKBR8Qx">Order This Photo</a>

    Royal Delta, It's Tricky Are Beldame Stars

    Royal Delta and It's Tricky look to recover from an Aug. 26 Personal Ensign (gr. I) upset and eye year-end honors when they meet for a fifth time Sept. 29 in the $400,000 Beldame Invitational (gr. I) at Belmont Park.

  • And They're Off: Steve in Saratoga Edition

    Lenny and Steve discuss Allen Jerkens and Emma's Encore, Janis Whitham and Fort Larned, Dullahan and Hansen, the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Selected Yearling Sale, and the Mansion at Churchill Downs. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Emma's Encore (left) closes with a rush to defeat Judy the Beauty in the Prioress Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2006185067&k=RBVdPX3">Order This Photo</a>

    Emma's Encore Wins Prioress for 'The Chief'

    Emma's Encore won the Victory Ride Stakes (gr. III) last time out at odds of 39-1, and the daughter of Congrats proved that score no fluke in the $300,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 4.

  • Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer

    Hollendorfer, 3 Fillies Make Hall of Fame

    Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, along with top fillies Open Mind, Safely Kept, and Sky Beauty form the Class of 2011 for the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place Aug. 12.

  • Vic Zast's Saratoga Diary: Restaurant Wars

    Two popular New York City restaurants are getting their own building on the racecourse grounds, providing competition for Siro's and evidence that NYRA's daunting problems are only temporary.

  • Le Grand Cru pulls away in the Westchester. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8937389%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Jerkens Gets 6th Westchester as Belmont Opens

    Allen Jerkens got the 2010 Belmont Park spring meet off to a flying start when his 27-1 shot Le Grand Cru edged away in the final sixteenth of a mile to win the $100,000 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) on opening day April 30.

  • Silver Timber won the Shakertown at Keeneland on April 10.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8886035%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Silver Timber Looks to Axe Turf Sprint

    The April 30 Churchill Downs Turf Sprint Stakes (gr. IIIT) has drawn a competitive field of 11 older turf sprinters, headlined by three-time grade III winner Silver Timber.

  • Le Grand Cru pulls away late under Jose Lezcano to win the Bold Ruler. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8591757%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Determined Le Grand Cru Earns Bold Ruler Win

    Judson Streicher's Le Grand Cru turned away Past the Point after a determined stretch duel to earn a victory in the $150,000 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III) Oct. 31 at Aqueduct, his second straight graded stakes score.

  • Denny Brace (right) with Allen Jerkens

    Inside Track: Denny's Gap

    For nearly a quarter of a century, Denny Brace has guarded the gap at Saratoga's Clare Court training track, among the loveliest spots at the racecourse, as if he's watching over the crown jewels.

  • The dispersal of late Jack Dreyfus' Hobeau Farm's horses included this Tapit colt named Tashop that set a record for a horse sold at public auction in Maryland with his $850,000 price.

    Hobeau Dispersal Starts With Bang in Maryland

    The dispersal of late Jack Dreyfus' Hobeau Farm's horses started at the recent Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds in training in Maryland. Cary Frommer, as agent, sold four of the operation's juveniles for $1,028,000. They included a Tapit colt named Tashop that set a record for a horse sold at public auction in Maryland with his $850,000 price.

  • Any Limit turns back Game Face to win the Hurricane Bertie. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fgallery.pictopia.com%2Fbloodhorse%2Fgallery%2F69713%2Fphoto%2Fbloodhorse%3A7756078%2F%3Fo%3D1">Order This Photo</a>

    Any Limit Gets Revenge on Game Face

    Joseph Fields Jr.'s homebred Any Limit turned the tables on her rival Game Face and won the Hurricane Bertie (gr. III) for the second time in three years, taking a short field of fillies and mares gate-to-wire in the $122,500 event Feb. 15 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Game Face makes her 4-year-old debut in the First Lady Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D3277567%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Game Face, Any Limit Top First Lady 'Cap

    Any Limit and Game Face may have graded stakes victories on their resumes, but both will have all they can handle when facing a talented group of fillies and mares in the $100,000 First Lady Handicap (gr. III) Jan. 18 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Allen Jerkens

    Jerkens to Return Home Next Tuesday

    Hall of Fame trainer Allen Jerkens, who is recovering from heart surgery last month, is scheduled to be released from Parker Institute of Health Care and Rehabilitation on Long Island next Tuesday, Nov. 11.

  • Jackie Davis is "congratulated" by her fellow jockeys after getting her first win.

    Davis Records First Win on $131 Longshot

    Jackie Davis, daughter of retired jockey Robbie Davis, recorded her first career victory Nov. 5 in Aqueduct's fifth race aboard Blue Hill Bay for trainer Scott Everett. Blue Hill Bay led all the way around the oval and returned $131 for a $2 win ticket.

  • Gary Contessa, leading trainer in New York, is accepting of the new toe grab rule issued by NYRA.

    NY Trainers Weigh in on Toe Grabs

    Some leading New York trainers said a ban on toe grabs will help level the playing field, but they're not all convinced the shoes are responsible for catastrophic breakdowns.

  • Any Limit draws off to take the Honorable Miss under Cornelio Velasquez.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D5356547%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Honorable Miss: Any Limit Goes Distance

    Joseph Shields Jr.'s homebred Any Limit fought off Miss Macy Sue in the early stages and opened up her lead around the turn, eventually romping to a 5 3/4-length victory in the $150,000 Honorable Miss Handicap (gr. II) Aug. 1 at Saratoga.