Harry Allen Jerkens
Induction Year: 1994
Category: Horse Racing
This horse training legend is from Islip and was named to the Thoroughbred Racing’s Hall of Fame in 1975, at the age of 45, the youngest trainer to be so honored.
He was the nation’s leading trainer in 1973 and the Eclipse Award winner and was known as the “Giant Killer” because he beat many championship horses in various races.