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One late run just enough for Lubash in West Point

Friday, August 17, 2012
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Jose Lezcano and Lubash just let Johannesburg Smile go.

They let the whole field go, actually, trailing the other six horses through the first half-mile of the mile-long $150,000 West Point on Thursday, a turf race for New York-bred horses 3 and older.

Lezcano had saved his horse for the later stages of the race and guided Lubash around the outside of his rivals to the front, pulling away to a 13⁄4-length win....

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