Known as the "Giant Killer," Allen Jerkens was a great trainer by any measurement but was best known for his ability to pit unheralded horses against the great champions of his time and come off a winner. Name the first horse trained by Jenkins to pull off a win in a "hundred-grander" (a race with $100,000 or more added to the purse), the race in which it happened, and the champion who fell before Jerkens' upstart trainee.
4/22/2022 07:54:37 pm
Beau Purple in the Suburban Handicap defeating Kelso & Carry Back?
4/29/2022 05:38:57 pm
Yep, it was Beau Purple in the 1962 Suburban Handicap. Kelso was second; Carry Back ran fourth in a four-horse race and was never really in the hunt.
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