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Winchester takes his walk down Victory Lane
Winchester takes his walk down Victory Lane with owner Mrs. Bertram Firestone after the 2010 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park
© Cindy Pierson Dulay
Winning jockey Cornelio Velasquez said, "The track is very soft so my horse was more comfortable getting covered up. Then in the last quarter I put him in the clear, and he finished very well. I followed Kent Desormeaux (aboard Paddy O'Prado) almost the whole race."