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Point of Entry takes his walk down Victory Lane
Point of Entry takes his walk down Victory Lane led by Ogden Mills Phipps II, son of owner Dinny Phipps, after the 2012 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park
© Cindy Pierson Dulay
Winning jockey John Velazquez said, "It seemed like we were going slower and he was having a little bit of a hard time with the ground. When we got to the top of the stretch, I said, 'Let's get him out where he could probably get a little bit comfortable, not between horses.' Once he got there, he was more comfortable. I was running forward already, so I wasn't really worried (when Treasure Beach drifted out). I was worried about somebody else getting through (on the inside). When I asked him to go, he went."