Birthdate - Nov. 26, 1954
* Won his first stakes in the 2011 New York Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase Handicap with Mabou, who he had claimed for $30,000 in his previous start. The Turf Writers Cup was the first time Jacobson had started a horse in a race over jumps.
* Jacobson is the son of the late Howard “Buddy” Jacobson, five-time leading trainer in New York, for whom he worked as a teenager. Jacobson also worked for Hall of Famer Bobby Frankel in California.
* Jacobson returned to training horses in 2007 after a 25-year absence, during which time he sold real estate with his brother, Doug, who now serves as his assistant.
NOTABLE STAKES WINS
Mabou: New York Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase Handicap (2011)
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