10/06/2016 1:20PM

Jockey Club Gold Cup important race for Effinex, Jerkens

Email

ELMONT, N.Y. – Much like his Hall of Fame father, the late Allen Jerkens, trainer Jimmy Jerkens holds in high esteem the series of Grade 1 stakes for older horses run on the New York Racing Association circuit. History-laden races like the Brooklyn, Suburban, Met Mile, Whitney, and Jockey Club Gold Cup are still among the most prestigious races run annually in New York.