AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
LEADING HOBEAU FARM RUNNERS
SOUND CLIPS OF SOME OF ALLEN'S FAVORITE RACES
in New York, 1957, '62, '66, '69 and 1998.
Eclipse Award as Outstanding Trainer, 1973 and again in 1984
Jerkens was the
youngest trainer to be inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame; He was
just only 45 years old.
2002- TURF WRITERS
AWARDS -- The National Turf Writers Association announced its annual
awards this week. Hall of Fame trainer H. Allen Jerkens won the Mr.
Fitz Award for "typifying the spirit of horse racing."
has trained over 160 stakes winners during his career.
Trained by Jerkens
Sky Beauty, Champion
Older Filly, 1994
Horses Trained by Jerkens
Sky Beauty, War
Command, Beau Purple, Pocosaba Handsome Boy, Onion, Prove Out, Sensitive
Prince Devil His Due, Classy Mirage, Admiral Vee, Kelly Kip, Shine On,
Classy Morage. House Party, Mac's Sparkler, Harem Lady, Beaukins Mighty, Lak A Rose, Tunex, Peace Corps, Rixdal, Co Host, Red Orange, Duck Dance, Shine Again, King's Bishop. Virginia Rapids .
Hobeau Farm Runners
In1962, he beat Kelso three times with Beau Purple in the Suburban Handicap,
Man o' War and Widener Handicap.
In 1963, he beat three-time filly champion Cicada in the Black Helen
Handicap with Pocosaba.
In 1967, he beat Buckpasser in the Brooklyn Handicap with Handsome Boy.
In 1973, he beat Secretariat twice: in the Whitney Handicap with Onion
and in the Woodward with Prove Out.
In 1998, be beat
both eventual Horse of the Year Skip Away and Gentleman in the Jockey
Club Gold Cup with 34-1 Wagon Limit.