08/12/2015 4:07PM

Allen Jerkens Day to honor late trainer


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - Saturday has been designated as Allen Jerkens Day at Saratoga, to commemorate the life of the Hall of Fame trainer who died earlier this year in Florida.

A ceremony will be held with Jerkens family in the winner’s circle which will include replays of Jerkens’s greatest races and a video tribute from those who knew him well. There will also be a commemorative cover and a special section devoted to Jerkens in Saturday’s program.