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Emma’s Encore gives Jerkens a Grade I thrill

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That’s one more for the legendary Allen Jerkens. At 83 years old, he just put his name on another jockey statue outside the clubhouse entrance at Saratoga Race Course, saddling Emma’s Encore for a win in Saturday’s Grade I $300,000 Prioress. “Like the old days,” the Hall of Famer said. “We get to have a jockey in front of the clubhouse again. I always liked to get a jockey in front of the clubhouse.” The ...


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